Alumni career journeys

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Lucia Palami

Lucia Palami

Co-Founder, Yellow Doors Hostel

Master of International Sustainable Tourism Management

"(I came to Monash) to learn how to support social infrastructure of a community, especially those that are most vulnerable to climate change. I want to keep building on my Master’s and my business to provide a platform for bringing people together that is beneficial to the whole community."

Christina Gangemi

Christina Gangemi

PhD candidate, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute

Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts

"I wouldn’t be the scientist I am today without my Arts degree and without that performance background. The communication aspect of being a scientist is so important."

Eva Medianti

Eva Medianti

Financial Inclusion Manager for RARE Indonesia

Master of International Development Practice

"The planning, designing, monitoring and evaluating skills from my Project Planning and Management in International Development class are very relevant to my current work. Overall, I developed plenty of skills such as time management and research skills and project development."

Cassandra Ludeman

Cassandra Ludeman

Graduate Lawyer, Rail Projects Victoria

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts

"When I’m talking to mentees, they hear about where I’ve come from and they realise that they too can get there. Mentoring is all about helping someone discover their own voice. It’s empowering with the knowledge and the confidence"

Nardine Groch

Nardine Groch

Camera Assistant/Digital Imaging Technician

Master of Journalism

"Nardine has qualifications in creative writing, zoology and environmental journalism and spent her final semester in Copenhagen where she gained media accreditation to attend the UNFCCC COP21 in Paris as a freelance journalist."

Sacha Cody

Sacha Cody

Director, Forethought

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts

"The importance of the Chinese economy is huge but it's complex, it's changing fast and it's difficult to understand. That's what international consultants do; they build trust with their clients by helping them contextualise and interpret what they can see but don’t understand."

Christie Sutherland

Christie Sutherland

Operations Supervisor, Adventure Travel Company

Master of International Sustainable Tourism Management

"My Master’s helped give me an edge for this new role. I can see the bigger picture, and understand how the many parts of this huge industry fit together. Tourism is such a fun and diverse industry. There are so many pathways and possibilities."

Charis Palmer

Charis Palmer

Leader of online media businesses

Master of Journalism

"I felt the teachers at Monash Journalism were realists, but they had the balance right, they understand you need the fundamentals but they also are open to new possibilities, models and audiences."

 Stefani Janson

Stefani Janson

Career consultant

Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Arts

"I enrolled in Arts to keep an element of creativity in my tertiary studies. Language taught me discipline due to the need to practice your skills daily in order to make progress. History requires a lot of reading, drafting, analysis and interpretation, which is a valuable skill in any career."

Stephanie Sprott

Stephanie Sprott

Lawyer

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts

"(History Studies) helped a lot (in my work at at the International Criminal Tribunal) because in history you learn how to analyse documents in context, how to connect different factors together, and so having having that training, I think, gave me an eye for dealing with document analysis."

Andrew Stevenson

Andrew Stevenson

Founder and Director at All Bases Digital

Bachelor of Arts

"Studying Arts at Monash has opened so many new doors and opportunities for me post-graduation. The Arts teaches us how to connect and communicate authentically with each other, how to listen to people, and to view the world through a different perspective."

Jessica Humphreys

Jessica Humphreys

Co-Founder/Communications Director for Oraco Agency

Bachelor of Media Communication

"I advise being across things and consuming media and podcasts so you can be a part of the conversation. Current affairs and even pop culture have a really big impact on the communications industry."