PhD graduate careers stories

Careers case studies can help to illustrate the wide range of career options available to you after graduation.

You may also find that they provide useful advice, and give you insight into day to day life in different job roles.   

You can visit our growing bank of PGR Careers case studies from University of Birmingham graduates to find out what former PGRs have gone on to do.

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Video story from Semilore, a fourth year medical student who took part in Alumni Leadership Mentoring Programme and was mentored by Dr Andrew Vallence Owen.

Sharondeep Banga case study

Case study from Sharondeep Banga, a Principal Associate Solicitor at Shoosmiths LLP who studied for an LL.B. Bachelor of Laws and graduated in 2004.

Simina Rebegea case study

Case study from Simina Rebegea, a Data Analyst at Arcadis who completed a PhD in Mechanical Engineering.

Simran Purewal

Simran Purewal, an LLB Law student who was mentored by a Circuit Barrister in the Midlands, through Careers Network Mentoring Scheme.

Speech and Language Therapy student - Rebecca Richardson

Rebecca Richardson is a Speech and Language Therapy student and studied BA English Language and Applied Linguistics at University of Birmingham in 2017.
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