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Alicia Harding : enhance your degree through a placement

Alicia Harding wanted the opportunity to apply what she has learnt on her degree to the real world and pursue a career in data and analytics.
Alicia Harding posing next to disney character 'sporky'

Megan Sullivan: thriving in a supporting environment

Megan discusses her journey from being a first generation student to a career in teaching economics.

Anna Gardiner: a placement at Walt Disney

Anna talks about some of her experiences whilst doing a year long placement at The Walt Disney Company and a summer internship at Goldman Sachs.

Ed Higgins: work experience with the Home Office

Ed Higgins is currently studying on the BSc Economics programme. Here, he discusses his experience of securing a placement and working for the Home Office in the heart of Westminster.

James Cutlan: how an economics degree put him on a path to fighting Covid-19

Dr James Cutlan always had a passion for both economics and medicine. His twin enthusiasms eventually lead him to fighting COVID-19.

Meera Parmar: thriving as an economist

Find out how Meera swiftly moved to a role as an Assistant Economist in the Government Economic Service.

Kexin Zhao: coming to Reading as part of the NUIST partnership

Kexin shares her experience of coming to Reading as part of the  NUIST partnership.