Ace the Internship Application Season
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Ace the Internship Application Season

The season for applying to internships and graduate roles has started and many firms have already opened their doors for potential interns. It has not been long since I came out of this phase of making applications for Spring Internships (see What are Spring Insights and how to Prepare for them ) and Summer Internships so I have…
From part-time to Student Employee of the Year
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From part-time to Student Employee of the Year

When I first arrived in Durham three years ago, I had a few doubts about what my time would be like in this charming city: being in a new country, studying a brand-new subject (I still cannot sum up what Anthropology actually is!) and figuring out my ambitions for the future. But one thing was certain: I needed to find a…
From Intern to Employee
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From Intern to Employee

What It’s Like to Be a QA Test Engineer at Komodo I got my Internship with Komodo Digital in Newcastle, through the Careers, Employability & Enterprise Centre at Durham University. My time as an Intern was spent making sure that any website or app that Komodo is involved in is of a high quality and has as few bugs, issues…
Spring Insight - II : The Experience
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Spring Insight - II : The Experience

Following my previous blog What are Spring Insights and How to Prepare for them, this is an account of my actual Spring week work experience. Following a pretty  rigorous recruitment process, I got selected for Insight Weeks in the technology divisions of Citi and J.P. Morgan during the Easter break, that is March-April 2017.
International Women's Day guest lecture
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International Women's Day guest lecture

On 7 March, Durham University welcomed Astrophysicist Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell as their guest Women in Science lecturer for International Women’s Day. Her talk, titled Careering through Astronomy, was about her journey from early education to her scientific achievements, most notably the discovery of pulsars, as well as her…