Alumni career journeys

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Jessica Marshall

Jessica Marshall

Script writer, TV

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

"In my honour’s thesis, I wrote about women in key creative roles in Australian television. I did this huge spreadsheet of all these amazing female writers that I loved. I can now say that in my career, I have literally worked with all those women that I wrote about in my thesis."

Pru Montin

Pru Montin

Australian-LA based composer and sound designer

Bachelor of Music

"I was invited to Hollywood for doing something that I did for years at Monash. In my first year at university, I learnt how to make computer generated music, which is now what gets me invitations to work on major movies. Being able to do this obscure computer programming is common in music, but not in the film world."

Trent Woodberry

Trent Woodberry

Director, Strategic Communications, Major Road Projects Victoria

Bachelor of Media Communication

"By taking a wide variety of classes, I was able to expand my knowledge and find my strengths and weaknesses. The value of the degree lay in gaining exposure to a variety of areas before having to work out which one was best for me and my professional goals."

Harrison Wall

Harrison Wall

Associate (Commercial Litigation), Stephenson Harwood, London

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts

"Studying a double degree is a fantastic way to get your brain thinking in different ways which can broaden your horizons. Lawyers not only need to know about the law, but also the way businesses operate, the social, moral and economic frameworks that govern society ... The way I interact, collaborate and work with others in my day-to-day life is heavily influenced by the things I learned outside o"

Tanya George

Tanya George

Singer / Songwriter

Bachelor of Music

"Studying at Monash provided me with people to talk to, a new focus on musical goals and helped me discover where I wanted to go next. I created my latest project at Monash, which has propelled my solo career. I've played about 15 festivals this year, and that was before releasing my solo EP!"

Marc McGowan

Marc McGowan

AFL Media Reporter, Australian Football League

Bachelor of Media Communication

"Do other things outside of your degree. I have been a sports editor a couple of times during my career and if I was looking at a resume and that person didn't do anything outside of their degree, there's nothing that differentiates them from the next person – whether it’s starting your own blog or something else, you need to show you’re putting in extra."

Samantha Howard

Samantha Howard

Global Content Curator, World Vision

Bachelor of Global Studies

"I believe we build our jobs – just get involved with as much as you can and you’ll start carving your ideal resume and the job you want will come."

Kanika Sood

Kanika Sood

Associate Editor, FS Private Wealth at Financial Standard

Master of Journalism

"Having experience doing actual reporting and publishing stories is so important for getting a job in journalism. Knowing how to handle your sources, and treating information carefully and respectfully, the ethics side of reporting is really important."

Kat Lavers

Kat Lavers

Permaculture Educator, Designer and Facilitator

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

"Graduating in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) majoring in Geography and Environmental Science, Kat went on to design an urban permaculture system that generates enough fresh produce to feed a two-person household, as well as guests, for an entire year."

Ghian Tjandaputra

Ghian Tjandaputra

Engagement Coordinator, The Australia-Indonesia Centre

Bachelor of Arts

"Ghian has represented Indonesia in international youth forums, including as an ambassador for G20 Youth Summit, British Council Global Changemakers and the Study of the United States Institute. He co-founded Krakatoas FC, an Australian rules football community of Australians and Indonesians based in Melbourne."

Nikesh Gohil

Nikesh Gohil

Brand & Partnership Marketing Manager - MINI Australia & New Zealand

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts

"Nikesh commenced his marketing career at L'Oréal as a marketing graduate before returning to Monash as a Marketing Coordinator and then Marketing Manager."

Herlina

Herlina

Head of Multilateral Relation Section on Creative Economy at the Ministry of the Republic of Indonesia

Master of International Sustainable Tourism Management

"Herlina chose to study at Monash because she believes the degree is one of best tourism development and management programs in Australia.The Masters provided her with the opportunity to learn from experts in tourism development in both developed and emerging countries, as well as offering her a network of friends and colleagues from across the globe."