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Bachelor of Computing majoring in computer science and software development.
Currently working for:
How long have you been working for this organisation?
Position title and short job description:
Project Manager. Day to day coordination between client and internal resources. Involved in end to end project management including pitching, budget, time line and resource planning.
Working highlight so far:
Started working as a programmer and switched over to project management. One thing you can never be sure of is what you'll end up doing regardless of the degree you're undertaking. The challenges and experiences you learn when you start working is unique that the books can never teach you.
What are the things you enjoy most about your job?
Daily unique challenges, traveling and meeting new people with different working style and personalities.
An area in which you have needed assistance:
Change in job role. It was a total new experience for me when I undertook project management. Always learn from your mentor or supervisor and never be afraid to take on new challenges. Learn from your mistakes and move on.
What do you intend to do in the future?
Taking my PMP certificate and moving on to client side.
#1 tip for current students studying your course:
Open up your mind and enjoy your university life. Learn as much as you can and don't be afraid to ask questions or learn new things. One can never finish learning in life. Read up on what's happening around the world as knowledge is power.