Graduate Internship: Amy Davenport, Health Exchange (2014)

Posted on Thursday 30th January 2014

Organisation background

Amy DavenportHealth Exchange are a local social enterprise based in the Digbeth area of Birmingham. They support people in the West Midlands to make informed lifestyle choices that improve their health and wellbeing, as well as tackling health inequalities. Health Exchange provides and develops services on behalf of the NHS, PCTs, GP, local authorities and other bodies.

Amy’s Background

Amy completed a BA Social Policy degree, graduating in 2013.Whilst she was studying she also made the most of her time by working for her department and the university in a number of different capabilities. This ranged from supporting staff at open days and applicant visit days, leading tours and working for the marketing department, encouraging potential students to apply to UoB.

During the summer of 2013, Amy completed a four week placement in Birmingham City Council as a Research Assistant in the Corporate Strategy Department.

She continued to use Careers Network and saw the Graduate Internship role with Health Exchange advertised on Careers Connect.

Read the full interview with Amy