Employability Events 2021 – 2022:

Listen to a panel of alumni from the School of Psychology talking about their careers in the sector after graduation. We have alumni speakers working in Clinical, Forensic, and Educational Psychology, as well as a Mental Health Adviser with Mind, an HR Manager at Ford Motor Company and a University of Kent TEDX speaker. You will gain first-hand information and practical advice on some of the exciting careers paths available with a Psychology degree.

Hear from a panel of Kent alumni working in multi-lateral organisations including, Gerard Huerta, Project Coordinator at NATO; Valeria Minisini, Research Advisory & Policy Assistant at Conciliation Resources (an international peace building NGO); Nayyer Nolte, Political Affairs Officer at United Nations; Kenneth White, Partner Engagement Lead at World Economic Forum; and Arrliya Sugal, Junior Project Manager at Berghof Foundation Operations.

Listen to Kent alumni working in the Civil Service, share their experiences and advice with students looking to pursue a career within a government department or agency. Speakers include: Gabby Osei (POLIR alumna), Department for Health & Social Care; Harry Weil (Economics alumnus), The Cabinet Office;  Asha Patel (Psychology alumna), Department for International Trade; Ibukunoluwa Ibitoye (Economics alumna), HM Treasury; and Joy Adeleye (Psychology alumna), The Cabinet Office.

Discover what it’s like to work in Banking & Finance – a panel of Kent alumni share their tips for finding graduate work in the sector. Speakers include: Vanessa Iremiren, (Economics alumna), Client Advisor, UBS; Luke Caraccio (Psychology alumnus), Wealth Manager, Barclays Wealth Management; Daven Nijran-Talwar (SAC alumnus), Venture Capital Investor, REV Venture Partners; Paul Bocking (Economics alumnus), Director, NatWest; and Tapasya Bhandari (Economics alumna), Graduate Programme, Bank of England.

Interested in a career in the public sector? Hear from Kent alumni working for leading public sector employers, or within Government and / or public bodies. Speakers include: Sophie Hodges, Project Manager & Analyst, NHS England; Sebastian Bromelow, Project Manager, EDI, Kingston University; Rory Murray, Senior External Relations Manager, Metropolitan Police; Jake Mason, Policy Advisor, Department for Health and Social Care; Hannah McNorton, Head of International Partnerships, University of Kent; and James Shilling, Lieutenant, Royal Navy.

Placement Talks 2021 – 2022:

Dr Penelope Pacheco Lopez discusses the main things to consider if you are interested in doing a Year in Industry.

Dr Penelope Pacheco-Lopez shares information about and the link to The Forage Virtual Internships. Further information on the Economics Year in Industry programme can also be found in this talk.