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Alex Aristides: Journey into Law

After completing his undergraduate degree in History at University College London, Alex Aristides decided to go see the world and spent a gap year in Hong Kong. He used this as an opportunity to work on his personal and professional development. During his year in Hong Kong, he worked full-time as a gap tutor at …

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Yasmin Ibrahim: Going the Extra Mile

When you’re young, still in school, and lack work experience, how do you figure out what your dream career looks like? As a computer science student, Yasmin knew of her interest in engineering and software development, but she was uncertain of what she was passionate about. Internships often serve as a proving ground to help …

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Janice Gu: Path to KPMG

It was at the end of her first year of university that Janice realized the critical importance of industry experience: “In my first year of university, I was really focussed on academics and doing really well in my subjects. But when I was doing my resume, I realized that I had a lot to put …

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Jessica Hwang: Path to Ashurst

“I was trying to differentiate between all the firms because on paper they all seem the same but being able to feel a connection with each of them was important to me.”  When Jessica was in her penultimate year of studying Commerce and Law at the University of New South Wales, she was searching for …

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Emma Rand: Path to General Electric

Overcoming the first career hurdle – what does an engineer actually do? When leaving high school, Emma was faced with the age-old challenge of choosing what to study at university – we’ve all been there, haven’t we?  Her teachers recognized her strength in Math and Science, and encouraged her to explore engineering. This sounded like …

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Amy Yuan: Path to KPMG

“Consulting isn’t really binded to a specific area, you get to develop a variety of skills… I think that’s why I wanted to choose consulting, because it would allow me to develop as a rounded type of person rather than just focusing on academics or coding.” Going into university, Amy knew that she wanted to …

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Elizabeth Bodmer: Path to RPC

“I would really like to be at the top of my field, to interact with people on a daily basis and be able to make some big decisions and an impact.” As a people-oriented person, Elizabeth aspires to have a career where she’s interacting with new people and solving problems every day. Previously studying a …

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