International case studies

Ever wondered where international graduates work?  How they found employment? Or how they liked their time at Bath? Choose from a selection of individual case studies* below to find out more.

We hope that these first-hand accounts will aid your own job hunting and decision making. Although they are from students who graduated over 5 years ago, their advice is still well worth reading.



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Department Job Title PDF file Employer Where Working Nationality
Architecture & Civil Engineering Director of Health 18kb SNC-Lavalin Vancouver, Canada Canadian
Design Engineer 13kb Adams Kara Taylor London, UK Chinese
Biology and Biochemistry Research Student 18kb Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Leeds Leeds, UK Hong Kong
Postdoctoral Fellow 16kb National Autonomous University of Mexico Mexico City, Mexico Mexican
Chemical Engineering Process Specialist 10kb Corus Port Talbot, UK Malaysian
PhD Student 16kb Lund University of Technology Lund, Sweden Iranian
Chemistry Analyst 16kb Deutsche Bank Dubai, UAE Indian
Sales 16kb BASF Tokyo, Japan Japanese
Researcher 16kb National Research Council of Canada's Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation (NRC-IFCI) Vancouver, Canada German
Computer Science Application Developer 17kb Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) Aldershot, UK Indian
Project Manager 17kb Virtual Link Solutions Bangkok, Thailand Thai
Economics Financial Director 16kb Epsilon Investments S.A. Maputo, Mozambique Mozambican
Auditor 12kb Deloitte St Albans, UK Chinese
Macroeconomic Analyst 13kb China Jianyin Investment Securities Beijing, China Chinese
Education Professor 13kb Hong Kong Polytechnic University Kowloon, Hong Kong Chinese
Teacher (English Language Arts) 17kb Taipei American School Taipei, Taiwan Canadian
Electronic  &  Electrical Engineering Distribution Manager 13kb Barbados Light & Power Co. Bridgetown, Barbados Barbadian
Engineer 16kb China Telecom Canton, China Chinese
European Studies & Modern Languages Teacher 16kb Sichuan International Studies University Chongqing, China Chinese
Journalist 16kb Shanghai TV station Shanghai, China Chinese
Project Manager & Interpreter 16kb RIC International Cambridge, MA, USA French & American
Interpreter 13kb Coordination Bureau of Shanghai Expo Shanghai, China Chinese
English Translator 19kb Union Bancaire Privée Geneva, Switzerland Swiss & British
Management Campaign Manager 16kb New Media Edge Co. Bangkok, Thailand Thai
Area Sales Manager 18kb Agility Hanoi, Vietnam Vietnamese
HR Supervisor 16kb Thai Oil Bangkok, Thailand Thai
Wholesales Operation Senior Specialist 16kb Bare Escentuals Tokyo, Japan Japanese
Strategic Projects Manager 16kb Bank of Georgia Tbilisi, Georgia Georgian
Financial Specialist 10kb Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank Taipei, Taiwan Taiwanese
Trainee Lawyer 17kb Holman Fenwick & Willan London, UK Singaporean
Associate 14kb PricewaterhouseCoopers Chongqing, China Chinese
Finance Professional 15kb Ernst & Young Dubai, UAE Pakistani
Project Analyst 13kb Quantum Global Advisors Chicago, IL, USA American
Officer for Internal Management Consultancy 15kb Tara Management Kathmandu, Nepal Nepalese
International Management Trainee 17kb Mercedes-Benz China Chinese
Director of Client Solutions 15kb Cushman & Wakefield Moscow, Russia Russian
Trade Assistance 17kb Morgan Stanley London, UK Hong Kong
Senior Sales Manager 18kb Transaction Media Taipei, Taiwan Taiwanese
Assistant Team Leader 17kb Ernst & Young Cairo, Egypt Austrian
Business Assistant 16kb Hercules Chemicals Jiangmen, China Chinese
Senior Marketing Executive 19kb Dyson Malmesbury, UK Russian
Mechanical Engineering Sales & Marketing 16kb Fiat Powertrain Technologies Turin, Italy French
Business Analyst 16kb McKinsey and Company Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Malaysian
Research Engineer 13kb Biomet UK Swindon, UK Hong Kong
Psychology Senior Psychologist 15kb Tan Tock Seng Hospital Singapore Singaporean
Research Assistant 10kb Social Health and Research Centre Texas, USA American & Portuguese
Training Consultant 13kb People Impact Consulting (Asia) Hong Kong New Zealand
Social and Policy Sciences Human Resource Manager 17kb Yingde Gases Shanghai, China Chinese
International Recruiter 19kb Global Career Company London, UK Nigerian
Senior Officer 15kb Economic Development Board Singapore Singaporean
Business Developer 16kb Ulstein Verft AS Ulsteinvik, Norway Russian

*These case studies are intended to provide insight into the experiences of international graduates. The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the individual graduates, not necessarily of the University of Bath nor any employer that is mentioned. The case studies have been edited to fit a standard format and with regard to spelling and grammar in some cases. The University does not accept any responsibility for any inaccuracies in the case studies.