KAY’S OKAY – building a career

Kay Peters, who graduated this summer, is building a career with one of the UK’s leading property developers and is already looking back at her last few months at University with different perspective.Kay Peters

With endless essays, presentations and the daunting dissertation to complete the last few months at the University of Lincoln flew by. Suddenly the worries turn into packing up that room you’ve become a little sentimental toward, moving home, results day and getting on that first rung of the career ladder. Continue reading

The dissertation that was just the job…

DSC_0215Emma Dewires has every reason to look happy as she has secured her first graduate job working in Lincoln for the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce.

As part of Emma’s final year studies in PR she undertook as dissertation around the role of PR in destination marketing with a focus on how Lincoln does it.  To help with her primary research Emma spoke to Charlotte Goy at the Chamber and made quite an impression. So much so that when Charlotte was looking for a new assistant she remembered Emma when she went along for an interview. Continue reading

Sophie Pepperman-Hackett

Having graduated from Lincoln University with a 2:1 in Public Relations in 2008 I stepped straight into an internal PR & Marketing executive role for DPAS, which saw me liaising with industry press, co-ordinating the company’s presence at trade shows and creating a litany of sales and advertising material. From there I joined the UK’s only British owned dental manufacturer as Marketing Co-ordinator, once again organising our presence at trade shows all over the world, art working packaging and marketing materials both B2B and B2C.

Sophie at work - can you spot her on the stand?

Having spent so much time in the dental industry and it being a huge part of my life, with my parents owning a dental practice, I decided to use my skills closer to home and work part-time for my parents as Operations & Development Manager. This meant I could not only use my marketing skills, but get involved with, and learn about HR, compliance and the financial aspects of running a business. Continue reading

Kathryn (Kat) Keshmiri

I graduated from the University of Lincoln in with a BA (Hons) in Public Relations. After completing my Master’s degree in 2009 I obtained a five-month work placement with Step Enterprise before gaining my first graduate Marketing role with Lonza; a worldrenowned chemical manufacturer based in Basel, Switzerland. Continue reading