Craig F.

Consultant
Happy to mentor
Happy to be contacted

About me

Craig F.
Education
Education, Inclusion and Special Needs
Taught Postgraduate
2020
United Kingdom

My employment

Consultant
A:I for Education
United Kingdom
Education
Small business (0-49 employees)
2022

More about Craig

Low Income Household
Mature student

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A day in the life of a Consultant in the United Kingdom

Briefly describe the organisation you work for

We provide inspirational workshops and talks to students aged 12 to 19

What do you do?

I am the Co-Founder

Reflecting upon your past employment and education, what led you to your current career choice?

I started in education 15 years ago as a Cover Tutor in PE and things escalated!

Is your current job sector different from what you thought you would enter when you graduated?

No

Describe your most memorable day at work

I am lucky to have many rewarding days, working with students to raise aspirations.

Are there any challenges associated with your job?

No

What’s your work environment and culture like?

Schools and academies can be very different, it's about understanding their ethos. I work in many different institutions.

What extracurricular activities did you undertake at university and what transferable skills did you develop through these?

I was a mature student working full time alongside my studies.

What would you like to do next with your career?

See where it takes me.....

What top tips do you have for York students preparing for today’s job market and life after graduation?

Research early into your chosen path but be open to opportunities that may arise. Make yourself stand out in a crowd - how will you be different to other candidates?

What topics from students are you happy to answer questions on?

Anything really - being a mature student with a lot of industry and work experience is very helpful

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