Ekin Deniz İlhan

Country: Turkey
Sector: Higher Education
Job title: PhD student, Research Assistant
Subject of study: Law
Year of graduation: 2016
Type/Level of study: Post graduate

Current Employer/Organisation Name

Bilkent University

What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?

I have worked as a in house counsel in Türk Tuborg for 2 years. After this two years experience, I started Bilkent University as a Ph.D. candidate. I have also working as a teaching assistant at Bilkent University. Now I am in the last chapter of my dissertation and hope to conclude my Ph.D. education in 1 year.

Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?

I like researching topics and focusing on debates. That’s the reason I like academia.

Please tell us if you were a member of any societies, groups or sports clubs?

Exeter European Law Society, European Law Student Association (ELSA), Exeter Model United Nations Society, University of Exeter Piano Society.

What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?

Met many amazing people, the course is great and the university is extremely supportive. LL.M. Program is very helpful for my Ph.D. career.

What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?

Society events.

What are your plans for the future?

I am looking for Post-doctoral Research Position.


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