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    I'm going into my second year and I have realised that I'd really like to work at the university either in the outreach team or students support. This isnt directly related to my degree (health and social care). I'm worried people will think im not meeting my full potential (but they dont know i have an anxiety disorder and i dont want to explain that to everyone). I'm also worried that the employers will wonder why i'm not doing something else too.
    However i love my course and am really good at it so dont want to do anything else.
    Has anyone else been in a similar situation?
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    I doubt it matters
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    (Original post by Hevachan)
    I'm going into my second year and I have realised that I'd really like to work at the university either in the outreach team or students support. This isnt directly related to my degree (health and social care). I'm worried people will think im not meeting my full potential (but they dont know i have an anxiety disorder and i dont want to explain that to everyone). I'm also worried that the employers will wonder why i'm not doing something else too.
    However i love my course and am really good at it so dont want to do anything else.
    Has anyone else been in a similar situation?
    Like always, ask the university.
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    (Original post by FreakySheep)
    Like always, ask the university.
    My question is more about what peoplss opinions will be. I know that it wont stop me getting the job but i can imagine i will be asked about it.. thanks for your reply though
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    (Original post by Hevachan)
    I'm going into my second year and I have realised that I'd really like to work at the university either in the outreach team or students support. This isnt directly related to my degree (health and social care). I'm worried people will think im not meeting my full potential (but they dont know i have an anxiety disorder and i dont want to explain that to everyone). I'm also worried that the employers will wonder why i'm not doing something else too.
    However i love my course and am really good at it so dont want to do anything else.
    Has anyone else been in a similar situation?
    The majority of grad jobs don't specify a degree subject, so I don't think it'd matter much.

    You need to focus on what interests you about outreach, and maybe try to get some work experience there.

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    (Original post by Hevachan)
    My question is more about what peoplss opinions will be. I know that it wont stop me getting the job but i can imagine i will be asked about it.. thanks for your reply though
    Oh, fair enough, sorry!
 
 
 
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