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10 Sep 2019

Can you tell us about yourself? I am born and bred in Lewisham, South-East London, but come from an Irish family, so hold Irish nationality. I am a big football fan and have a season ticket for West Ham United. What stage of your studies are you at? How are you enjoying them? I am […]


04 Sep 2019

Can you tell us a bit about yourself? Where you grew up, your family and so on.   I grew up in a village called Chalfont St Peter in Buckinghamshire, just outside London. I am the youngest of three siblings, with an older brother and sister. What stage of your studies are you at? How are […]


28 Aug 2019

Can you tell us a bit about yourself? Where you grew up, your family and so on.   My name is Devshi Mahar, I am 35 years old and I live in Leicester, UK.  I was born in Gujarat, India and brought to the UK by my parents when I was 1 year old.  I grew […]


14 Aug 2019

What did you study? I graduated with a 1st class degree in financial economics from the University of Leicester. But before that, I spent eight years studying to be a religious scholar, six years in the UK, and two years in South Africa. What made you change track? Part of my specialism whilst studying in […]


02 Aug 2019

Meet Our Talent is a series of interviews with some of the students and graduates we’ve been working with. In our first interview we meet aspiring Economist Raazi.

EmployAbility on EmployAble Me

19 Dec 2017

Earlier this year we were delighted to be contacted by the BBC about taking part in series two of Employable Me. The series aims to show how having a neurological condition – like autism or Tourette’s –  or a physical disability doesn’t make someone unemployable. That’s something we champion here at EmployAbility. The series covers […]

My EmployAbility – Aquila Ali

24 Oct 2017

How did you find out about EmployAbility? I heard about Employability through a friend. I was finishing up my studies and was feeling apprehensive about applying for jobs and having to disclose my disability. I worried I wouldn’t even get to the interview stage and that even if I did, once I disclosed my disability, […]

J.P. Morgan EmployAbility Insight Day – September 2017

10 Oct 2017

EmployAbility was delighted to hold the second J.P. Morgan Insight day on 22nd September. Aimed at providing talented disabled students and graduates with the opportunity to meet J.P. Morgan employees from across the firm, it was an essential event for anyone wanting to pursue a career in Banking. Last year’s event was a huge success with […]

Students and Self Care – Protecting Mental Health At University

09 Oct 2017

The Higher Education Statistics Agency recently announced that that dropout rates from university – with mental health as the cause – have more than tripled since 2009. With almost half a million students starting university this autumn, ensuring that there is support in place for those needing mental health services is of concern to students, […]

Six Top Tips For: Mental Health Self Care at University

05 Oct 2017

Whether you’re a fresher or a final year student, university comes with a unique set of pressures and priorities. Living independtly, managing your studies, budgeting, socialising and *learning* can take a toll. Whether you’ve got a mental health condition or you’re having a hard time adjusting to a new environment, here’s our top tips for […]

Accenture Women in Consulting Insight Day – September 2017

03 Oct 2017

EmployAbility were delighted to join with Accenture to present their Accenture’s Women in Consulting Insight Day at their London office. The event was part of a series of insight days designed to promote their Consulting programme, which has start dates from January 2018 onwards. The exciting event was aimed at final year students and graduates interested in working with […]

My EmployAbility – Matt Williams

26 Sep 2017

My name is Matthew, and I am currently studying BSc Management at the London School of Economics. At the end of 2016, I started to apply to internships at a variety of companies around London. After applying to a programme at J.P. Morgan, EmployAbility immediately contacted me to offer their support. The following day, I […]

My EmployAbility – Anonymous Case Study

21 Sep 2017

How did you found out about EmployAbility? After I graduated from university in 2003, I had quite a difficult couple of years.  Despite having a very good academic record I struggled to gain employment.  I made hundreds of job applications, and attended dozens of interviews, but had no luck.  I drifted into low skilled temping […]

My EmployAbility – Anna Kuosmanen

21 Sep 2017

How did you find out about EmployAbility and the Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities? When I was an undergrad working as a research assistant, one of the postdocs in the group told me about Google Anita Borg Scholarship. When I was applying for that, I also happened by an advertisement for Google Scholarship for […]

My EmployAbility – Abigail Adewunmi

11 Sep 2017

How did you found out about EmployAbility?  I first found out about EmployAbility from an email sent from my university Accessibility centre How were we able to help you?  EmployAbility has been of great help, I received feedback on my CV when I first applied. I was given support on what to expect from the interviews […]

My EmployAbility – Eleanor Gribben

22 Aug 2017

How did you find out about EmployAbility? My Mum actually found EmployAbility whilst I was applying directly to companies for Internships. The best part that sold it to me was the support in your applications and getting feedback on your application/CV. How were EmployAbility able to help you? Through EmployAbility I actually received two offers for internships for […]

My EmployAbility – Alexandra Tzilivaki

01 Jul 2017

How did you find out about EmployAbility and the Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities? My supervisor sent email to all lab members informing us that there are many prestigious Scholarships awarded by Google especially for senior Postdocs/ Computer Scientists. I remember catching myself saying ‘ There must be something suitable for me to […]

Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2017 – The Winners!

12 Jun 2017

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2017. The scholarship programme was first launched in Europe in 2010. As part of its ongoing commitment to advancing computing and technology, Google partners with EmployAbility to provide scholarships to talented disabled students to help them excel in their […]

Kick-start your job hunt at a careers fair

02 Sep 2016

Going to a careers fair can be a great way to fast-track your graduate job hunt. They offer you a unique opportunity to meet recruiters face-to-face, get a real feel for what it might be like to work for a range of companies and ask for insider advice on completing a successful application. Make sure […]

My EmployAbility – Akash Burrun

29 Jun 2016

I attended my first employability event held at Google during my second year at university. Having recently been diagnosed with dyslexia, I was unsure about how to disclose my disability nor was I confident in requesting adjustments. Through the attentive and specialist support provided by EmployAbility I received great guidance and tailored support from the […]

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I have just received an offer to join J.P. Morgan Asset Management as a Summer Analyst next summer and I really want to thank all of you at EmployAbility for all the invaluable help you have provided me throughout the process.

JB - Finance Summer Analyst 2018

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