Emil Kimber

Country: United Kingdom
Sector: Retail Stores
Job title: Sales Assistant
Subject of study: Psychology
Year of graduation: 2020
Type/Level of study: Undergraduate

Current Employer/Organisation Name

Superdrug

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

Currently working as a sales assistant part time in Superdrug, about to undertake a masters degree in Animal Behaviour at the University of Exeter with the aim of becoming either a FE psychology teacher or researcher/lecturer in animal behaviour.

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

I hope to help build knowledge and a passion for learning in younger people, and help give them the skills to be confident learners and have confidence in themselves.

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

Meditation society, Archery society, Board games society.

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

Being able to write lab reports and learn how animal research is done in the field in the Wild Behaviour field course.

What did you enjoy most about studying here?

Gaining experience in research.

Why did you choose to study at Exeter?

I liked the presence of renowned researchers teaching at the university, as well as the extensive animal behaviour labs.

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

Team working with others, self confidence, research skills and self monitoring.

What advice would you give to a current student who wishes to pursue your career?

Do what you enjoy doing because you will be able to find something pleasurable out of that, rather than trying to achieve it the other way around.

 

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