Student & Graduate Testimonials

Investment Banking Intern – Summer 2017 – MW

I highly recommend any young individual who is gifted with the uniqueness of a disability to contact EmployAbility. Whether you are looking to apply to workplace programmes or engage with a like-minded community, the services they offer are second to none. I believe that all young people should be given a fair chance to demonstrate […]

Editorial Administrator – 2017

I very much appreciate that The Guardian has been a disability positive organisation, and I appreciate the support that EmployAbility gave me in securing the interview.

Tech Intern – 2017

Employability do a wonderful job at assisting applicants through the process, offering advice on applications and employment in general.

Law Intern – 2013

Working with them is different from using careers services where the advice can often feel a little 'cut & paste', and who are not always sensitive to the circumstances of disabled students.

ST – Tech Intern – 2013

Working with them is different from using careers services where the advice can often feel a little 'cut & paste', and who are not always sensitive to the circumstances of disabled students.

DS – Intern – FSA 2013

Having an organisation that assisted me with sorting out the disability side of applying for graduate positions gave me the confidence to perform on the job

KB – Business Intern – Google 2014

I just wanted to say a huge thank you. I had Sarah's help  to try and get a job at Google and I did (literally the most amazing experience of my life) and then went on to work at J P Morgan and I really couldn't have done it without your help. 

NH – Winner 2017 – Google Scholarship

Organisations like ‘Employability’ do an incredible job in making sure they offer the right guidance & support to renew the lives of disabled or chronically ill students; they advise and support disabled students not only to find internships and graduate roles, but also through their work on programmes like the Google Scholarship, they provide guidance on securing financial support to further their students academic life and reach their goals.

MG – Intern – Investment Banking

Their expertise coupled with the various workshops and events held by EmployAbility offer students a platform from which they can vastly improve their chances of obtaining their desired career.

MH – Summer Analyst Intern – Banking

By being aware of assistance that can be provided in the workplace with regards to disabilities it has given me the confidence to apply.”

EmployAbility in Law – Autumn 2015

On the whole it was a very rewarding experience and I hope to attend similar events in the future."

AS – Sales and Trading Intern – Banking

“I think they do a great job and I am very grateful. "

EmployAbility in Law – Autumn 2015

"...From networking with people with disabilities it is now ever clearer if you have ambition, drive and commitment, you can achieve your goal! 10 out of 10!”

PP – Equities Intern – Goldman Sachs

“EmployAbility helped me gain an internship with Goldman Sachs. I was an intern in the FICC/ Equities Sales and Trading division. It was a fantastic experience with the world's top investment bank and it could not have been possible without the support from EmployAbility”

EmployAbility In Law – November 2015

“This event changed my perspective about my own disability, employers’ perceptions about disability and enabled to understand my disability and taught me how I can overcome some of the barriers I have had in the past (specifically at the application stages for roles) and overall how to move on in my career. “

JV, Intern, Goldman Sachs

"... I feel better informed about what I can do and that employers cannot discriminate in the way I thought.”

EmployAbility in Law – Autumn 2015

"...the event had an entire genuine feel to it in that it felt like it was organised to guide and help you in the best possible way.”

JB, Operations Intern, Banking

“I was very pleased with the support I received while applying for the internship and during the interview process. It was a very new experience for me but EmployAbility ensured I was thoroughly prepared and given whatever adjustments I required.”

EmployAbility in Law – Summer 2015

“The Employability in Law event was much more informative than I had hoped for. Pursuing a career in law can be disheartening at times, especially if you have a disability. Meeting a variety of individuals with a range of disabilities gave me hope and also an extra sense of determination.”

RB, Finance Intern, Banking

“I think you have been excellent, you have taken the time and effort to address my specific problems with great care and attention. It has improved my job prospects as I now have a clearer understanding of what area in banking I want to work for.”

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The Employability in Law Event left me feeling encouraged and motivated by everyone I spoke to.

KH - English Student - University of Exeter

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