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My time with a Thrive mentor
The following is from a second year student's account of his experience of working with his Thrive mentor, Charlie Leech, who works at The Telegraph.
Work experience as a Thrive mentee
From the beginning of the mentoring scheme, I was offered several different work experience activities. First, I volunteered at the Telegraph's Bike and Outdoor Show at the Excel Centre in London, which Charlie managed to get me into straight away. During the eve...
Maryanne Lineker-Mobberly (BA History of Art & Architecture 2008)
Having graduated from the University of Reading in 2008 with a 2:1 in History of Art and Architecture I decided I wanted to pursue a career in the auction world. Since then I have become the Silver and Jewellery specialist at Halls auction house in Shrewsbury, while also cataloguing various other items including books and object d'art. I have now also gained my FGA and DGA from the Gemmological Association of Great Brita...