Alumni Profile: Robyn Silverstone
Robyn is passionate about using her skills and experience to do great work and work that doesn’t conflict with her morals and values. She volunteesr at NSRI as a Coxswain and Crew. She graduated in 2005 with a BA in Film and Media Production. After graduation, she was able to do a paid internship at 24.com after graduating and moved within the online media route at women24 and food24. She then moved to London and worked as a Digital Communications Executive for a Government Agency. On returning from London, she joined a B2B with MiX Telematics as an Online and Social Media Manager. She moved into Project Management as the focus for the next few years within Advertising, Mobile App and Website Development, Performance Marketing and the path towards Head of Project Management at Hellocomputer.
She states how her degree helped her, “It gave me a good foundation to be able to apply the real world experience on a practical level”. She also learnt, “Always be kind, build your network and never burn bridges”. Her advice to incoming students is, “Have an open mind and get that real world work experience over the varsity holidays”