Where are they now?
As stated in 'Why ICHEC?', a growing number of gifted and ambitious graduates consider ICHEC as the career accelerator par excellence. Of the 50 employees who have passed through ICHEC doors since its creation in 2005, 32 moved to industry jobs, typically in senior technical roles. The fact that so many former ICHEC employees successfully managed such career trajectory provides further confirmation that ICHEC is particularly well aligned with the needs of industry, and indeed used by many as a source of high quality senior technologists.
Some of the companies which have hired former ICHEC employees include: Accenture, BlackBerry, CityBank, DELL, Deutsche Bank, DoneDeal, IBM, Macrosynergy Partners, MathWorks, MCS Kenny, MongoDB, PwC, Symantec, Synopsis, Travelport Digital, Tullow Oil, Valeo, Virtu Financial, Workday, Zweicom.
As for those who decided to pursue careers in academia, their next destinations feature some of the top research institutions in the world. Among these are the Abus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, CERN, EPFL, the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Imperial College London, King Abdulaziz University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oxford University, the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), SMHI, the University of Cambridge, the University of Manchester, the University of Notre Dame, and more.
In addition to commenting on the unique ICHEC environment, where one can get involved in so many different projects, ICHEC former employees describe their story of their time in ICHEC as developing in demand skillsets and boosting their future careers.