Graduate of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) Charles Partington open brilliant career prospects after graduation with honors in international business management he was offered a job in the multinational computer giant IBM.
His hard work during training at University and passing an annual work internship at IBM has allowed Charles to become a professional in the field of business consulting.
23-year-old graduate shared his impressions: "while studying at UCLan I gained confidence, mainly due to the visiting experience than the diploma obtained. I am very pleased that I was able to achieve in 4 years of stay at the University."
Charles entered the University in 2011 and his knowledge and experience was appreciated by the teachers who encouraged him to participate in the LaunchPad program, which helps students of the faculty of Business and Management to improve professional skills.
Charles explains: "participation in the program LaunchPad opened for me huge opportunities, including the opportunity to visit China and Hong Kong. I received effective help and learned a lot of new people from different areas of knowledge."
After a successful trip to Guangdong University in China, Charles began to take over the patronage of students of the second course, Guangdong, who came on exchange to UCLan. Senior University lecturer Francesca Walker said: "UCLan has a wide opportunities for the provision of support and assistance in the development, and the example of Charles demonstrated that the work in this direction brings good dividends. Rich experiences in our University, allowed him to get into a company with brilliant prospects career."
In the last year Charles has offered to make a presentation at the open Day and tell the students about how they maximize the use of time studying at the University. Charles gave this message: "it is Very important that after graduation you have acquired not just a diploma. The experience I gained at UCLan has given me tremendous confidence in my abilities and contributed to effective communication with different people. I advise students to use all opportunities to become professionals, competitive on the labour market".
Charles obtained a position in the London office of IBM, where his responsibilities included preparation, analysis and provision of financial data for clients from UK and Europe.