By Press Office 15 July 2015

A QMU media studies graduate, Cody Edwards, has secured a sought-after internship with one of Edinburgh’s top creative agencies.

Cody graduated with a BA (Hons) Media Studies from QMU in July 2015.

Cody is now kick-starting his media career with video production, public relations and social media agency, Tanami, following his successful application to QMU's Employer Mentoring Scheme and Santander Universities SME Internship Programme.

Building on his previous work experience with the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the BBC, Cody hopes to widen his skills set by getting hands-on experience of film production and managing public relations campaigns for ambitious start-up companies to global market leaders.  Tanami’s clients include Magners, Peugeot, the Scottish Government and Chevrolet.

Commenting on his new internship role, Cody said: “I’m really excited about joining one of Edinburgh’s top creative agencies so soon after graduating and getting my career off the ground.

“The continued advice and support I’ve received through QMU’s Employer Mentoring Scheme was extremely beneficial and gave me confidence when it was most needed in my final year of study.  The experience encouraged me to explore new career options in public relations and led to some interesting creative opportunities with QMU’s marketing and communications department.

As part of the scheme, Cody got the chance to help create a new student recruitment film for QMU, which he also starred in.  The film has just been launched on the QMU website and on social media and can be viewed online here: https://goo.gl/o6nYZE

Click here for more information on the Santander Universities SME Internship Programme: http://goo.gl/QgKudP

Notes to Editor

For further media information please contact Jonathan Perkins, Press and PR Officer, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, tel: 0131 474 0000, Email: jperkins@qmu.ac.uk

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