"I graduated from the construction management course with an additional Industrial Practice certificate after completing a placement year in Midas Construction as a trainee site manager.
When I began my degree, I was not completely sure which particular job path I wanted to pursue. All I was sure about was the ambition to work within the construction industry in some way. However, during my degree, I learnt a lot about my strengths and discovered the most ideal and enjoyable job for me was as a construction planner.
Soon after graduating I successfully gained a two year graduate role with Skanska UK in their Bristol office. Whilst working with them, I completed the graduate scheme and gained a permanent role in Skanska as a Construction Planner. This role gave me the chance to continually learn and develop my knowledge each and every day, as well as meet and work with a range of people. After three years in Skanska, I secured a job as a Construction Planner in Midas.
I personally feel the support I received from lectures helped me to reach where I am now. The lecturers at University of Plymouth were always available to answer any questions – not only construction questions, but also with personal and career help. They pushed each and every individual and played a big role in helping me to get to where I am today.