Meet the CEBE Careers+ Team

The Careers+ Team

The Computing, Engineering, and Built Environment (CEBE) Careers+ Team provides career development and planning support, to help students gain placements, internships and graduate roles related to their degree.

What we do:

  • Provide careers support to help students decide upon the right career path for them.

  • Liaise and work with local and national employers to source and promote opportunities.

  • Provide 1:1 support to students, which includes CV and application advice, running mock interviews and advising on assessment centres and psychometric tests.

  • Run group sessions for students and organise sessions with employers on campus and online.

Cheryl Phillips

Faculty Employability Manager
Cheryl manages the careers faculty team. Throughout Cheryl’s career she has been committed to supporting young people and adults to reach their potential, particularly those who face barriers to employment. Cheryl has extensive experience of working with employers to create, deliver and oversee education, skill development and employability programmes which move young people and adults into jobs or closer to the labour market.

Harpinder Johal

Faculty Employability Adviser
Harpinder focuses on working with students in the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment, primarily with students studying Built Environment related courses. Harpinder has a diverse range of experience working with students, academics and employers.

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Jon Baldwyn

Faculty Employability Adviser
Jon focuses on working with students in the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment, primarily within the School of Computing and Digital Technology. He has worked at Birmingham City University for over 23 years and has a wide range of experience of working with students, academics and employers.

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Karen Kuo

Careers Consultant (CEBE)
Karen has 19 years' experience of working in higher education, further education & adult guidance. She is passionate about helping students and graduates to reach their full potential by ensuring that they are fully prepared for their next steps into employment or further study.

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Lowenna Mistry

Graduate Employability Adviser
Lowenna supports final year students in their last semester and graduates. She has previously worked on projects within Birmingham and The Black Country supporting young people who have been long term unemployed into employment and further training. She works with a caseload to match candidates to suitable graduate level employment opportunities and offers support with job searching, CV advice and guidance, and interview preparation.

Get in Touch

Contact us for advice, to ask any questions and to start your placement journey.

0121 202 2600