The CoSS Employability interns are a team of switched-on and employability-aware students at the University of Glasgow who are there to help you make yourself more employable. Find out more about us and what we do below.
Michaela, GSP Lead Tutor and Administrator
Michaela is studying for a PhD in entrepreneurship after having completed an undergraduate in Business and Management. She’s the Lead Tutors and Administrators of the Graduate Skills Programme, the CoSS Employability award. In this role, she helps students articulate their skills and competencies in a professional manner. Michaela is a 2015 Saltire Foundation Scholar with a keen interest in entrepreneurship, and has completed a number of exciting internships during her time at university. She has excellent advice to share about postgraduate study and the business world.
Rosie, Digital Media and Communications
Rosie is in the final year of her degree in Politcs & French. She manages the CoSS Employability social media channels, creating content and promotional campaigns for our events which run throughout the year. She studied abroad in France and founded her own student NGO all about student exchange and mobility, and is also a violinist. Having completed a variety of internships before and during her studies, she has great tips to offer on really making the most out of your time at University.
Sarah, Events Management Intern
Sarah is primarily responsible for arranging and directing the College of Social Sciences’ employability events. In doing so, she works to increase and diversify professional development opportunities for students whilst supporting the work of the College Employability Officer. She’s in her final year of her Geography and Sociology MA (SocSci) degree and has passionate interests in environmental resource management and human migration patterns. Sarah has been involved in a number of societies on campus and been awarded numerous prizes and scholarships for her work.
Roxana, Graduate Skills Programme (GSP) Tutor
In her role as GSP Tutor, Roxana is keen to help students reflect not only on their previous academic achievements and work experience, but also on their future career ambitions.
Roxana is a recent Business and Management graduate and is focused on pursuing a research career. She is currently enrolled for a PhD at the University of Glasgow and is particularly interested in the topics of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management. Over the past few years, Roxana has been involved in a number of student societies such as AIESEC and has gained international experience by studying abroad in places like Montreal, Canada and Tianjin, China.
Josipa Graduate Skills Programme (GSP) Tutor
As a GSP tutor Josipa aims to encourage students to identify and undertake activities that would aid their personal and professional development with the main aim of helping them achieve their career aspirations. As a student of Accounting and Economics she later wishes to pursue a career in finance. She takes every opportunity to get involved in various activities and enjoys the experience of the multicultural environment the university offers. In her spare time she enjoys running and music.
Charlie, Graduate Skills Programme (GSP) Tutor
Charlie is a final year psychology student who tutors other students on their employability skills through the Graduate Skills Programme. She has a wide range of experience in different societies, and she gained experience in employability through preparing and delivering workshops to young people through the Enactus Glasgow Career Camp programme. She has studied abroad in Canada and been awarded the prize for Best Student of the Year in Sociology .
Izabella, Dumfries Campus Employability Intern
Izabella is currently studying in her first year of the Environmental Science and Sustainability at the University of Glasgow’s Dumfries campus. She is the Employability Ambassador for the whole campus and manages the communication of events and employability options available to the students at the Dumfries campus. Over the past few years Izabella has gained international experience through studying and living in different countries as well as working in various communication fields. She is excited and willing to help anyone with any enquiries about employability at the Dumfries campus and allowing students to make the most of their time at university.