Good post from my colleague Alison Parkinson on how very different degrees relate well to careers in tech. There are even more connections with physics & astronomy degrees so it’s a popular choice with students
Alison Parkinson, Employer Engagement Adviser, picked up some very positive messages from a recent event.
We had four fantastic speakers on campus recently – debunking the myth that you have to have studied a particular degree discipline to work in a tech role or for a tech company. Not so!
- Emma Langmean is Digital Adoption Experience Manager with RBS, joining them after her History of Art degree
- Laura Wilson studied International Business with French here and is now working as a Data Scientist at Skyscanner
- Katie Barker-Ward, studied History and is now a Senior Transformation Consultant with Waterstons
- Andy is UX Team Lead at FreeAgent and studied Music Performance and Technology
Their Top 10 tips:
- There is a massive range of roles in tech- not all about programming, at our recent Careers in Tech fair around half of the 50 + organisations who attended were recruiting students from any discipline.
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