04 Feb Diana Nada
Work location: University of Calgary
Job title: Graduate Teaching Assistant / PhD Researcher
Company: Calgary, Canada
Degree : MSc Engineering Management
What my job involves
Work as a teaching assistant during the academic year. Courses include engineering economy, and project management courses. Work on my PhD research and thesis.
What I did to get the job
As part of my PhD scholarship and funding.
What I gained from the UK experience
My experience in the UK opened my awareness and helped me to meet multinational friends and cultures. In addition, as I had a pretty tight schedule as the Masters was block week courses I was a member of the Brunel Arab Society, which helped in networking and getting to know other students
My top tips for international students returning home
- Get in touch with people you might know in UAE or Gulf and speak to recruitment companies as well as looking at company websites