Elizabeth Graham chose to study economics and finance at RMIT because of its standing within the finance and commerce sectors as being a leading, innovative university.
Why did you choose to study the applied degree in economics and finance at RMIT?
"I felt that completing 12 months of work experience before graduating would make me look more attractive to employers.
My career goal is to be become a successful and trusted financial adviser. The Cooperative Education Program placement gave me an understanding of full-time work, what’s expected of me in the industry and how to approach difficult and challenging situations in a professional manner.
Being in a client facing role forced me to become more diligent with my work and allowed me to increase my confidence and interpersonal skills.”
How would you sum up the program for a prospective students?
"The industry placement year gives you a real appreciation for what work is like and you gain experiences that you can’t learn from a text book. By studying this particular program at RMIT I’ve given myself and my career the best possible start."