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University of Bath

Hannah Kirby Careers Adviser

One-to-one careers advice appointments, group workshops and skills training. Lead adviser for Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Role

  • I offer one-to-one information, advice and guidance for students and graduates on all thing’s careers related
  • I am the lead adviser for the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • I provide group workshops and webinars on a variety of careers related topics
  • I provide specialist support to the Gold Scholar students

Career

I joined the Careers Service in 2020 in my current role, I was on boarded remotely and worked entirely remotely for the first few months, which was very strange! Before joining the university, I have worked in many roles and settings in careers guidance and pastoral support including numerous schools, further education colleges, a 6th Form College and lots of community settings. Before I trained as a Careers Adviser, I worked in several marketing roles, worked and travelled my way round the world and volunteered as a mentor.

I get great pleasure from helping students who are feeling lost and confused, suddenly see a clearer way forward and from helping to give them the self-belief that they can go for it and achieve what they’re aiming for.

Out of work, I enjoy lots of things. I’ve recently learnt to surf, which is so much fun and I’m now obsessed! I also sing in a choir, practice yoga and go running. I love nature too, so enjoy adventures in our camper van, walking and wild swimming.

Education

I have a post graduate diploma in Careers Guidance, as well as a degree in Marketing and Human Resource Management