Amanda Gannon

Amanda Gannon


My role is to support students in the development of their employability and transferable skills, helping to improve their employability prospects on graduation.  I also have responsibility for developing relationships with employers to seek further employability opportunities for students.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • SLSP Placement Tutor for CSER8000 Industrial Placement
  • Manage and develop work experience opportunities within the School
  • Promote employability and transferable skills in the School to students
  • Identify problems and trends in relation to employability
  • Disseminate information relating to employability and work experience
  • Act as School contact for the University’s Work Placement Team
  • Create and develop links with key employers
  • Contribute to the School & Faculty’s employment strategy
  • Organise and deliver relevant student workshops and information sessions
  • Contribute to induction processes for students
  • Act as a champion for Leeds for Life system
  • Promote placements through website, Open Days brochures etc.
  • Represent School at University and external forums
  • Visit placement providers

Research projects

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