Career Initiatives

Our alumnae network is a fantastic source for students and recent graduates considering their careers. If you have openings within your organisation – whether a day’s work shadowing, a longer term placement or a permanent vacancy –we would be delighted to hear from you. See below for current opportunities.

Knight Frank

Alumna: Gráinne Gilmore (NC 1993, History)

Sector: Property Consultancy

Organisation: Knight Frank 

Opportunity: Knight Frank is the leading independent property consultancy in the UK offering agency and professional advice across Commercial, Residential and Rural sectors. The Global Research Team in London is currently looking to recruit a Senior Data Analyst. Your role will be to support the production of high quality and bespoke analytical output for research products, reports and presentations.

For more information on the role, and how to apply, please see the job specification here.

Contact: Gráinne Gilmore on


McChrystal Group

Alumna: Nel McDonald (NC 2008, SPS)

Sector: Consultancy and Leadership Development

Organisation: McChrystal Group

Opportunity: McChrystal Group is an American boutique consultancy which advises large, hierarchical organisations how to operate like agile, adaptable networks. This position is for McChrystal Group’s new European Office, based in London, which means you’ll have the opportunity to shape and influence the company, brand and culture. We operate according to the principles that we teach, emphasising collaboration in the work place and investing heavily in our team.

For more information on the role, and how to apply, please check out the website. But feel free to contact Nel McDonald if you would like to discuss the company and the role in greater detail.

Requirements: A track-record of leadership in professional or extra-curricular activities, adaptable to new environments, excellent social and inter-personal skills, and the ability to thrive in teams working under pressure.

Contact: Nel McDonald –

PKF Littlejohn LLP

Alumna: Jessica Wills (NC 1998, Geography)

Sector: Accountancy

Organisation: PKF Littlejohn LLP

Opportunity: Summer internships within the Not for Profit division. For more details see the job specification and the website.

Contact: Jessica Wills on

Pinsent Masons

Alumna: Heather Self (NC 1977, Maths)

Sector: Law

Organisation: Pinsent Masons

Opportunity: Vacation placements and training contracts. Open to non law undergraduates who are thinking of going in to law. For more details see the website.

Requirements: Practical and technical skills, client focus, people focus and commercial awareness.

Contact: Heather Self –

TUI Travel

Alumna: Rosaleen Sumner (NC 2006, Modern Languages)

Sector: Travel

Organisation: TUI Travel

Opportunity: A graduate scheme for those looking to gain commercial and business experience at a successful worldwide travel company. It’s an 18 month scheme based at the head office in Luton. You also get to spend some time overseas. For more details see the website.

Requirements: Customer focused, value driven and leadership skills.

Contact: Rosaleen Sumner –