Josefina Bonsundy-O’Bryan

Country: United Kingdom
Sector: Law
Job title: Trainee Solicitor
Subject of study: International Relations with Combined Honours (French and Arabic)
Year of graduation: 2012
Type/Level of study: Undergraduate

Current Employer/Organisation Name

Withersworldwide (Withers LLP)

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

I worked for various organization across Latin America, Europe and the Middle East. I worked at GIZ, Microsoft, UNRWA, the Global Fund to fight AIDS , TB and Malaria, The Royal Society, etc

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

I chose the law because I find it intellectually stimulating. I believe the rule of law is at the basis of all (business, HR, Regulation, etc). I also enjoy working and helping people when they most needed.

Were you part of the Exeter Student Ambassador Scheme at any point during your studies?


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

Studying about the Middle East with professors that were from the ME, the Institute of Arabic Studies and the amazing professors there and my study abroad.

What did you enjoy most about studying here?

The amazing friends I made from all over the world.

Why did you choose to study at Exeter?

Beautiful campus and it was recommended.

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

Communication, resilience, empathy, confidence, organisation, and leadership.

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

Speak to others who are doing what you’d like to be doing in the future & get a mentor!

What are your plans for the future?

To grow my network of influence, become a partner and build my own business.


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