"video case studies" blog posts

Working as a Research Associate in Chicago

Posted on: 1 May 2020 | Category: Graduate stories

Student profile

Alex completed his PhD in Theoretical Particle Physics in 2018 from the University of Liverpool. Since then, he has been working as a Research Associate in a Chicago laboratory. Watch this short video to see his story and tips for other students.

The power of networking on finding a graduate role

Posted on: 30 October 2019 | Category: Hints, tips and advice

After completing her internship, Helena fell in love with a role that proves difficult to break into. In this short interview, she discusses how she was offered her dream job over lunch with an employer, the skills needed to be a company secretary and dispels myths about what her role entails day-to-day.

My placement at Unilever

Posted on: 15 July 2019 | Category: Student experiences

Lily completed a placement at Unilever- watch this short video to find out all about it!

Engineering placement in innovation

Posted on: 15 July 2019 | Category: Student experiences

Dan took part in an engineering placement, working on developing a product. Find out what skills he learnt in this short video!

Enterprise internship at LAB by Capacity

Posted on: 15 July 2019 | Category: Student experiences

Aliema undertook an internship at LAB by Capacity to improve her marketing and communications skills. Watch this short video to find out how she did this.

From chemistry to commercial

Posted on: 11 June 2019 | Category: Graduate stories

Fizah is a graduate from 2018 who completed a degree in chemistry, nonetheless has started a graduate career in commercial at Johnson Matthey. In this short interview she explores her challenges moving from a lab-based role to a customer-facing one, highlights her work experience and outlines her plans going forward.

From a geography degree to a career in business!

Posted on: 7 June 2019 | Category: Graduate stories

Olivia recently completed her BA Geography degree at the University of Liverpool, however has secured a graduate role with BT in project management. Find out what set her apart from other candidates, what skills learnt in her degree she highlights in the recruitment process and what the BT recruitment process is like first-hand.

My career hasn't gone to plan...but that's not a bad thing!

Posted on: 13 May 2019 | Category: Graduate stories

In this short interview, Dr Jaclyn Bell highlights her journey from a Bachelor to Masters and finally completing a PhD at the University of Liverpool and her experiences not knowing what career she wanted at the end. She explores the mistakes she made along the way and regrets she has about her University time.

Becoming an Engineer at Rolls-Royce

Posted on: 13 May 2019 | Category: Graduate stories

Surya Ravichandran graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2018 and has since started his engineering career with Rolls-Royce. In this short interview, he discusses the challenges he faced going into the workplace as a fresh graduate, what he most enjoys about his job and gives advice to fellow students wanting to follow in his footsteps.

My Journey to PhD

Posted on: 15 April 2019 | Category: Graduate stories

Niamh discusses her journey to PhD: from her undergraduate degree, failing to get a PhD, moving intro industry and securing her dream PhD. Find out the ups and downs of moving forward in further study!

How an engineering project improved our employability!

Posted on: 20 March 2019 | Category: Student experiences

Mechanical Engineers Kiaya & Beth chat to us about their Engineering Project and how their tuk tuk that improves access to medical help, also aids them in developing their employability. They also share tips on how students could also utilise activities around campus to help in their career journeys.

Becoming a Journalist

Posted on: 13 February 2019 | Category: Graduate stories

Jess is a 2018 graduate in English who decided to pursue a career in journalism and currently works as a Community Reporter for the Liverpool Echo. In this interview, Jess shares her challenges and journey, as well as providing valuable advice and insight for students who want to follow in similar footsteps.

Becoming a Guild Vice-President

Posted on: 13 February 2019 | Category: Student experiences

Jonathon is a recent graduate of the University who decided to put himself forward for becoming a Guild Vice-President. In this interview he discusses how he managed to succeed in his campaign, what this role means for his career and what students can learn from his career journey.