Employer Engagement and Internships Coordinator (Maths and SBCS)
Jon joined Queen Mary in 2016 as Employer Engagement and Internships Coordinator for the schools of Biological and Chemical Sciences and Mathematical Sciences. His role involves building relationships with employers in order to develop the best possible career opportunities for QMUL students. With a primary focus on brokering paid student internships, Jon also organises a variety of employer events and delivers student workshops and inductions; all of these are provided to improve student employability and ensure Queen Mary’s graduates are ready to make the most of their next steps.
Prior to joining Queen Mary Jon acquired experience in hospitality, recruitment and further education sectors, before moving into higher education in 2010. He spent five years at the University of Westminster, working initially in commercial events and later in their careers team - this role involved managing the work placement unit at the faculty of Media, Arts and Design.