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Daniel

Daniel

As part of our series of interviews, EmployAbility candidate Daniel tells us how dyslexia, dyspraxia and dysgraphia have impacted his studies, about life at Imperial, and about his career plans.

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Saanwal

Saanwal

One of our series of interviews, focusing on EmployAbility’s talented candidates, disabled graduate Saanwal gives us an insight into his unusual academic and career path.

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Raazi

Raazi

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, our University of Leicester Campus Ambassador.

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EmployAbility on EmployAble Me

EmployAbility on EmployAble Me

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....

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My EmployAbility – Aquila Ali

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...

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J.P. Morgan EmployAbility Insight Day – September 2017

J.P. Morgan EmployAbility Insight Day – September 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...

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Accenture Women in Consulting Insight Day – September 2017

Accenture Women in Consulting Insight Day – September 2017

EmployAbility was 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...

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My EmployAbility – Matt Williams

My EmployAbility – Matt Williams

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...

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My EmployAbility – Anonymous Case Study

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...

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My EmployAbility – Anna Kuosmanen

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...

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My EmployAbility – Abigail Adewunmi

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...

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My EmployAbility – Eleanor Gribben

My EmployAbility – Eleanor Gribben

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...

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My EmployAbility – Alexandra Tzilivaki

My EmployAbility – Alexandra Tzilivaki

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...

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Kick-start your job hunt at a careers fair

Kick-start your job hunt at a careers fair

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...

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My EmployAbility – Akash Burrun

My EmployAbility – Akash Burrun

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...

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Visiting a Careers Fair – 10 Top Tips!

Visiting a Careers Fair – 10 Top Tips!

Visiting a careers fair is a fantastic step towards finding your first graduate job, but it can be a tad overwhelming if you aren’t clear about what you hope to gain from your day. It will probably be the first time you meet recruiters face-to-face, so it is very...

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