SSU CONVERGING CAREERS CONFERENCE 2015: PART 2

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Following on from thisblog post, here is part 2 of the Converging Careers conference…

22941873756_d39f0196b8_z.jpgRebecca Henderson, Solent MA Graduate of 2014 and now Account Executive at Lee Peck Media.

Rebecca started off her talk by sharing just how much her career path has changed over the years. In 2008, Rebecca graduated with a degree in Environmental Sciences, but due to the recession was unable to find a job so went travelling. After travelling, she started working in promotion and events which introduced her to the world of PR. After working for a make-up company, Rebecca landed herself an internship in PR and, after that, went to work at the 2012 Olympics which was completely unrelated to PR. Talk about a walking example of converging careers!

Rebecca decided (half through choice, half through losing a bet with friends!) that the best way to get into PR was through a Masters…

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