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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

My EmployAbility – Vaibhav Adlakha

01 Mar 2015

My name is Vaibhav Adlakha. I have had Cerebral Palsy since birth due to which I have restricted mobility in my arms and legs and use a wheelchair. I also have Visual Motor Perception which impacts my sense of direction and figures. I live in the Netherlands and after finishing my schooling (2004) from The […]

My EmployAbility – Michael Barron

15 Jan 2015

“When I was 15, I contracted salmonella, septicaemia and bacterial meningitis that subsequently left me with a hearing condition, chronic fatigue and muscular pains in my legs. By undertaking a reduced timetable, I was able to continue my studies and read law at the University of Warwick. I was introduced to EmployAbility by the disability […]

My EmployAbility – Emeka Ezugwu

22 Oct 2014

I was in my final year of a Computer Science at The University of Manchester before I came across EmployAbility. I was extremely interested in securing a Summer Internship at an Investment Bank and had so far been unable to adequately perform at two assessment centres due to the high pressure nature of the assessment […]

My EmployAbility – Tom Firth-Jones

08 Oct 2014

I graduated with First Class honours in Philosophy from the University of Leeds in 2012. I’ve spent the last year completing the Graduate Diploma in Law at BPP Law School in London. It was during my GDL studies that I discovered I was dyslexic, after struggling to keep up with the volume of reading required […]

My EmployAbility – Sarah Tattersall

31 Aug 2014

I first came across EmployAbility via an email from my university department when I was in the beginning of my second year studies. I’d just flopped my first ever technical interview which also just happened to be for a Google summer internship. Needless to say I wasn’t feeling particularly confident about applying for jobs but […]

My EmployAbility – Daisy Ogdubemi

14 Aug 2014

I studied a law degree at University of Leicester and graduated in 2012.  I began the Legal Practice Course (LPC) in 2013 on a part-time basis alongside working various jobs. I came across EmployAbility at BPP last year whilst studying for the LPC.  I chose to use them because they work in partnership with prestigious […]

My EmployAbility – Dan Smith

22 Jul 2014

Two and a half years ago I was happily going about my business studying engineering at the University of Bristol and revising for the end of my second year exams. One day I noticed a slight fuzziness in my left hand eye and got it checked out at the Optometrist who confirmed I had dropped […]

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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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