What do you actually do!? Episode 35: Christina Copland, Genealogist


Subscribe on your favourite platform now. https://open.spotify.com/show/2PvxnCxBm71BTIW2UEWH7v Christina works for the family history company Ancestry, where she researches client families in the U.S, Canada, U.K, Ireland and the Caribbean. She gained a PhD in History from the University of Southern California in 2018, and before that an MA in Modern History from the University of … Continue reading What do you actually do!? Episode 35: Christina Copland, Genealogist

What do you actually do!? Episode 34: Tom Pagett, Project Manager at the Environment Agency


Subscribe on your favourite platform now. https://open.spotify.com/episode/6Eup5bCso8QiW9iUS5C3dx Tom has worked at the Environment Agency for the last 10 years, in a range of roles from planning to environmental regulation, flood risk, and biodiversity. He is currently managing the largest river restoration project in the North, creating new habitat and re-naturalising the River Derwent, one of … Continue reading What do you actually do!? Episode 34: Tom Pagett, Project Manager at the Environment Agency

What do you actually do!? Episode 33: Alexander Malt, Innovation Manager


In this week’s episode of What Do You Actually Do!? our guest Alexander Malt tells us about how he found his passion for innovation. Subscribe on your favourite platform now. https://open.spotify.com/episode/5rZFt01EfZLYUztwyJ7Nxn Alex is the Innovation Manager at Norton Rose Fulbright’s Newcastle Hub, where he works at the forefront of technological innovation in the legal sector. … Continue reading What do you actually do!? Episode 33: Alexander Malt, Innovation Manager

What do you actually do!? Episode 32: Vivien Chung, Project Manager in tech


In this week’s episode of What Do You Actually Do!? we talk to our guest Vivien Chung about how a big career change led her to become a Project Manager in the business technology industry, and learn about what her job is like. Subscribe on your favourite platform now. https://open.spotify.com/episode/0j4KEMQzheA2p3EKreaWZE Vivien graduated from York with … Continue reading What do you actually do!? Episode 32: Vivien Chung, Project Manager in tech

What do you actually do!? Episode 31: Bethany Pease, Supervising Social Worker


In this week's episode of What Do You Actually Do!? we talk to our guest Bethany Pease about life as a social worker. Subscribe on your favourite platform now. https://open.spotify.com/episode/7KnoDSAXCLBpQrPcbsyxPj Bethany graduated from York three years ago with a degree in Social Work. She now works in the fostering team in a local authority, and … Continue reading What do you actually do!? Episode 31: Bethany Pease, Supervising Social Worker

What do you actually do!? Episode 30: Daniel Arda, Sustainability Assistant Manager


Today’s episode of What Do You Actually Do!? will be focusing on corporate social responsibility. We interviewed Daniel Arda, who works as Sustainability Assistant Manager at Grant Thornton. Subscribe on your favourite platform now. https://open.spotify.com/episode/2jnOxXcoMmkFr1SNLHUStk Daniel is Sustainability Assistant Manager at Grant Thornton UK LLP. During six years in professional services, he has inspired colleagues to … Continue reading What do you actually do!? Episode 30: Daniel Arda, Sustainability Assistant Manager

What Do You Actually Do!? Episode 29: Tom Banham, Director of Employability and Careers


Today's episode of What Do You Actually Do!? is a bit different. Recorded during the lockdown, Kate and Tom, Director of Employability and Careers at the University of York, talk about what it's going to be like for graduates going into the job market in the middle of a global pandemic. They look at how … Continue reading What Do You Actually Do!? Episode 29: Tom Banham, Director of Employability and Careers

What Do You Actually Do!? Episode 28: Tom Ronson, Process Development Chemist


Today's episode of What Do You Actually Do!? will be focusing on working within the pharmaceutical sector. We interviewed Tom Ronson, who currently works as a Process Development Chemist at AstraZeneca. (Please note: This episode was recorded before the global pandemic) Subscribe on your favourite platform. About Tom Tom works as a process development chemist … Continue reading What Do You Actually Do!? Episode 28: Tom Ronson, Process Development Chemist

What Do You Actually Do!? Episode 27: Harpal Sahota, Data Scientist


Today's episode of What Do You Actually Do!? will look at the world of data science and what skills are required to work in the industry. We interviewed Harpal Sahota, who works as a Data Scientist at MagicLab, a company which runs dating apps such as Bumble & Lumen. (Please note: this episode was recorded … Continue reading What Do You Actually Do!? Episode 27: Harpal Sahota, Data Scientist

What Do You Actually Do!? Episode 26: Phil Daneshyar, Entrepreneur


Today's episode of What Do You Actually Do!? will be focusing on being an Entrepreneur. We talked to Phil Daneshyar, who is the co-founder of Kanda (formerly TradeSmart) and also came up with the concept for the hydration device 'Thirsti.' (Please Note: This episode was recorded before the global pandemic) Subscribe on your favourite platform … Continue reading What Do You Actually Do!? Episode 26: Phil Daneshyar, Entrepreneur