Rajeeb (25) graduated in 2008 with First Class Honours in Economics & Management from the University of Oxford. He is the Founder/CEO of Enternships.com – a portal that connects students and graduates to work placements in start-ups & SMEs and was named the “02 X Young Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2009. Aged 17, Rajeeb founded the English Secondary Students' Association (ESSA) – a national organisation giving students aged 11-19 a voice in their education; for which he was awarded the Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Award & Fellowship of the Royal Society of the Arts (FRSA). Rajeeb is a Trustee of UnLtd – the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs, Advisory Board Member of Channel 4 (Education) and the UK-India Business Council’s Next Generation Network.
Fortune favours the bold
With the current economic downturn and graduate unemployment at its highest in over a decade, entrepreneurship holds the key for the UK to recover out of the recession. Whereas in the past, the 'corporate career' may have been the norm for many bright graduates, with less graduate jobs in blue-chip firms and growing disillusionment with ‘the City’ now is the perfect time... Read more
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