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GradClub: What we do

What we do

UCL Careers Blog

A day in the life of a Programmatic Account Manager : UCL Alumni

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:57:17 +0000

Ahead of UCL Careers Media week, Grace, UCL Geography Graduate,  gives us her insider’s view on what a Programmatic Account Manager does. After studying a Ba Geography degree at UCL for 3 years and finishing with a 2.1. I had no set idea what career I wanted to pursue. After toying with a few career […]

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Careers in Energy & Sustainable Resource Forum round ups

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:37:38 +0000

Did you miss the UCL Institute for Sustainability and the UCL Energy Institutes Careers forums during our Environment week? Fear not, Laura Firmin from UCL Careers has written a round up for you: Institute for Sustainability Careers in Energy Networking Event A wide variety of speakers from sustainable energy consultancies and SMEs working within the […]

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The Global Citizenship Employability Programme is open for bookings!

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:41:10 +0000

On Friday 20th February UCL’s Global Citizenship Programme launched, and undergraduates across UCL will be able to register to take part in one of the different programmes taking place from 1-12 June. What is Global Citizenship? Global Citizenship is UCL’s initiative to build students who can: look beyond their individual and local interests and see […]

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Our Team

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The wider UCL Careers Team has over 40 members of staff.

For more detailed information on the team of Careers Consultants who work more specifically with GradClub members at UCL, please see the profiles below for an overview of each person's background and other responsibilities. 

Dave Carter

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After completing his undergraduate studies in Business Economics, Dave qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in London before subsequently moving into advertising and marketing working at major London agencies.  Initially working as a commercial manager, he developed an interest in working more directly on client campaigns going on to work on as an account manager for clients such as Nokia, Proctor & Gamble and BBC TV Licensing.

A change of direction in 2005 led Dave to undertake a Postgraduate Diploma in Careers Counselling and he has now worked as a Careers Coach with the Careers Group, University of London at a range of London-based institutions including UCL, the School of Oriental and African Studies and St Mary's University College. He has a strong understanding of the graduate labour market having involvement in the recruitment of graduates into the financial service industry and pioneering the UCL Summer Schools programme, a series of 3-day boot camps for UCL students looking to gain a head start in applying for major employer graduate scheme programmes.

As well as working on GradClub, Dave also is involved in delivering the careers component of the UCL MSc Management course.

Katie Bisaro

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Katie is a Careers Consultant supporting the delivery of careers provision to students at the UCL Division of Biosciences.  Prior to life at UCL, Katie worked in the NGO sector specialising in child protection in emergency contexts, and humanitarian training.  Her early career experiences took her to Southeast Asia and West Africa, before eventually landing in London at an international NGO specialising in the delivery of humanitarian aid.  For the following six years Katie managed humanitarian training programmes based in London, the Middle East and East and Southern Africa. This included managing a large scale humanitarian trainee scheme, which sparked her interest in career management and developing employability skills, and eventually solidified her desire to move into the Higher Education sector full-time, in a career development-focused role.

Victoria Wade

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Victoria is one of the dedicated Careers Consultants offering support to UCL GradClub members. She also works with the Anthropology department, the Hebrew & Jewish Studies department and the School of Pharmacy.Prior to life at UCL, Victoria worked in fundraising and then facilities management. She later moved into market research as a Project Manager, working for eight years with a wide range private and public sector clients. Victoria was responsible for recruiting and managing staff which developed her interest in career management and employability skills. Victoria works at UCL on Monday, Tuesday and Friday and at St George's, University of London for the rest of the week.

Bryony Wills

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Bryony is a Careers Consultant based at UCL providing careers guidance, practice interviews and other careers support to students of all disciplines from the office on Malet Street.

Prior to joining UCL, Bryony had an eight year career in recruitment. Working in a variety of sectors including telecommunications, media and entertainments, professional services, charities and the public sector Bryony has recruited into most head office functions (e.g. sales, HR, legal, finance etc.) but has particular specialism in marketing, network engineering and IT. Bryony has recruited from entry level roles to director positions and is experienced in both writing and delivering bespoke assessments, case studies and interviews as well as interpreting psychometric tests.