The Engagement & Partnerships Team build relationships with a wide range of employers and organise much of our offering, including our flagship careers fairs
- Weronika Benning, Business Development Manager
Weronika has overall responsibility for building new and maintaining current relationships with employers and external organisations, and for designing effective strategies across UCL Careers for employer engagement. Weronika has been at UCL Careers since 2013, across a number of roles in events and marketing functions, following graduating from Queen Mary with a degree in English Language and Linguistics.
- Georgina Potts, Events Manager
Georgina manages the Engagement & Partnerships Events team, overseeing the delivery of careers fairs, employer presentations and employer-led programmes for skills and for researchers.
Prior to working at UCL Careers, Georgina managed events within higher education, the creative/cultural and broadcast media industries, delivering a variety of events and projects for commercial, fundraising, public engagement and knowledge exchange purposes. Georgina has a degree in Art for Community and Education from Roehampton University.
- Skye Aitken, Marketing Communications Manager
Skye manages the Marketing Communications team and has overall responsibility for student and recent graduate communications for UCL Careers. After graduating from University of the Arts London in 2012 with a degree in visual communication, Skye worked in Marketing & Communication roles in the Arts & Culture sector before moving into Higher Education Marketing & Communication and Student Recruitment specialist roles. Skye also studies part time and is currently working towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Practice at the University of Oxford.
- Argyris Karapitsanis, Internship Programmes Manager
Argyris, Karapitsanis, Internship Programmes Manager
- Natalia Mazzini-Cea, Careers & Alumni Partnership Manager
Natalia works to cultivate and engage alumni to support the employability of UCL students and recent graduates. She works closely with both the Careers and Alumni Relations teams to champion the positive impact of alumni in careers development programmes and initiatives.
Natalia has been at UCL since 2010 working across a range of teams, including Employer Engagement within UCL Careers, Organisational Development in HR and Alumni Relations in the Office of the Vice Provost Development.
- Maaria Mahmoud, Events Administrator
Maaria co-ordinates the Employer-led Skills programme and online Skills Hub here at UCL Careers. Both of these programmes aim to help students develop useful skills for job searching, recruitment and success in the workplace through activities such as panel discussions, workshops, 1-1 coaching and mock assessment centres.
- Patrick Molloy, Employer Engagement Events Officer
Pat is an Events Officer who manages and delivers our Careers Fairs as well as supporting other core events. Prior to working at UCL Careers, Pat had a variety of jobs at British Telecom over 23 years.
- Aleksandra Terzova, Marketing Communications Assistant
Aleksandra supports the Marketing Communications activity and manages our social media channels. After graduating from the University of Sussex Aleksandra worked in television production before moving into Higher Education.
- Sylwia Wasiak-Rakowska, Internships & Vacancies Officer (Researchers)
Sylwia develops and manages relationships with organisations interested in UCL researchers. She works to enhance employment opportunities for UCL researchers, with a focus on internships/part-time projects. She also supports the recruitment of these candidates.
- Hidy Fu, Global Internships Officer
Hidy runs the Global Internships Programme and works on both the managed opportunities and funding streams of the programme.
Prior to working at UCL Careers, Hidy was Partnership Assistant at the UCL Global Engagement Office. Before she joined UCL, she worked as a translator for Cirque du Soleil and the Hong Kong Fire Services Department for over five years. Hidy has a degree in French & German from UCL and has obtained the APM Project Management Qualification.
- Nasima Bashar, Internships & Vacancies Administrator
Nasima is the Administrator for the Internships and Vacancies team and supports the BASc (Arts & Science) team. She works with employers in sourcing and advertising opportunities for students, including summer internships, volunteering roles and graduate schemes. Before joining UCL Careers, Nasima graduated from her Masters in Behavioural Economics from City University. She also worked in Higher Education in research posts and student facing roles.
- Sadia Raees, Internships & Vacancies Administrator