Careers Service

Staff Profile

Helen Robertson

Placements Adviser

Background

Background

Helen joined the Careers Service in August 2019 in the newly formed role of Placements Coordinator. She is currently on secondment to the role of Placements Adviser in the Placements team.  

Helen previously worked in roles providing outreach and engagement for third sector organisations in the North East of England and Northern Ireland.  


Roles and Responsibilities

As Placements Adviser, Helen is responsible for the operational running of 9-12 month placements for penultimate year students from a variety of disciplines, including working with students, employers and staff from around the University.

Helen designs and delivers workshops to students who are on placement, promotes the placements offers in various schools and liaises with employers hosting placement students.

 

Qualifications

MA Art Museum and Gallery Studies, Newcastle University

BA (Hons) History of Modern Art, Design and Film, Northumbria University