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CASE Europe Graduate Trainee: Bethany Morrissey

Bethany Morrissey

Name: Bethany Morrissey

Also known by: Beth

University from which you've graduated:
Cardiff University

Degree subject:
English Literature

Which societies/sports clubs were you a member of:
Campaigning for student recruitment in lower HE-participation areas. I was a Back to School Ambassador and gave talks to local Welsh schools about the benefits of university, what my experience was like and why to study at Cardiff.

Home town:
Pembroke Dock

Host institution:
Cardiff University

Why did you apply to the graduate trainee scheme?
I always thought fundraising was an interesting, engaging career and fundraising for higher education specifically was something I could be passionate about after being a student for three years.

What are you hoping to achieve from your year on the scheme?
A wider understanding of the sector and a lot more experience in face to face fundraising.

What are you career ambitions?
I have work experience as a digital content editor and I would like to be more engaged with the communications aspect of fundraising.

What are you hobbies/activities outside of study/work?
Running, hiking and reading.

Proudest moment?
Working as a support worker in third year. I was able to develop strong working relationships with the students I supported and saw the positive impact of my work in their achievements.

Instagram/twitter handle: @bethanymo_
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bethany-morrissey-a7525913b/