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Stephen Cleary

BSc Interactive Multimedia Design MSc Sport Management
Graduated 2013
Senior Social Media Manager
Adidas AG

Ulster University helped me achieve my current career success by...

Support in my internship process and developing my profile. - Stephen Cleary

My Journey

  • Activities I was involved in at Ulster to enhance my employability

    Internship abroad in Amsterdam with adidas.


    The Sports Marketing module was great.


  • How placement enhanced my employability

    I became a lot more confident after my internship, gaining experience working in a professional environment.

  • How study abroad enhanced my employability

    In professional environments learning real work in the industry, and being involved in some really exciting marketing activations around major sporting events.

  • Top 3 most significant steps on my career path so far

    1. Living in Germany for 5yrs.
    2. Progression from a junior level to Senior Manager.
    3. Working at two FIFA World Cups (2014, 2018).

What would your advice to students be?

Be proactive - there are never enough coffee meetings or invites to network.

Always learn, whether it's podcasts or following the latest industry news.
- Stephen Cleary