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University of Bath

Amy Herbert Applications Adviser

One-to-one applications advice appointments to provide feedback on applications, cover letters and CVs.

Role

  • Providing one-to-one tailored advice for students and graduates on CVs, cover letters, personal statements, and application questions
  • Offering additional support to those students and graduates with a disability or long-term health condition
  • Creating and delivering webinars/workshops
  • Writing blog articles based on experiences and patterns in appointments
  • Working with the Wellbeing Champions Network to support staff wellbeing

Career

I joined the careers service in 2019 after having had a variety of jobs in different sectors. These include but are not limited to: Sales, hospitality, charity, higher education, and freelance mental health work.

I enjoy being an applications adviser because I can use my love of writing to help people. When I see clients, they’re usually at a point where they’re opening themselves up, taking risks, and seeking big new opportunities. With this in mind, I listen and offer personalised advice to support them as best I can. I find that my interest in inclusivity, particularly with autism, really helps with this.

When I’m not working, I am gaming, drinking coffee, and de-stressing with regular runs around the park.

Education

I have a BSc in Psychology from Aston University and an MSc in Health Psychology from the University of Bath.