My Resume

Rishabh Kumar
I am an BSc Economics graduate with a keen interest in global politics and policy making.

Hi! I am a  first class degree holder in Economics from the University of Sheffield, UK. I am very passionate about entrepreneurship, policy analysis and research.   In economics, I focus my attention on macroeconomic policy making and monetary policy making. This year I will be pursuing a masters degree in Behavioral Sciences and Economics from the University of Warwick, UK.

I have also been working on various projects aligned at encouraging and developing students in Higher Education to develop their enterprising and entrepreneurial skills.

Work Experience

September 16- June 17

Lead Student Associate in Learning and Teaching
University of Sheffield

Led and managed a team of five students to tackle an immediate strategic learning and teaching priority of the University. I created the research plan based on qualitative and quantitative data analysis and conducted focus groups and face to face interviews.

September 16- June 17

International Entrepreneurs Programme Lead
The University of Sheffield Enterprise

I recognised an opportunity to improve University’s engagement with international students. After explaining this to senior managers, I was able to inspire a cross-departmental effort to support me in making this programme happen. This involved: planning and delivering ten enterprise skills workshops, securing expert speakers to facilitate the sessions and marketing of the event. I will be presenting this programme at the Annual National UKCISA conference.

August 16- September 16

Policy Analyst
Global Policy Journal

Currently working with a UK based journal company to analyse policies in the G20 summit in Hangzhou. I will be focusing my attention on mostly to the topics of economics and finance.

June 16- Present

Summer Intern: Programme Developer
University of Sheffield Enterprise

Currently working as the Summer Intern with USE to independently develop a programme for International Students. Along this, I am working on research project with the USE’s research officer to identify the potential by International Students to start their own start up in UK and how to best support them.

Sept 15- June 2016

Marketing Intern
University of Sheffield Enterprise

I assist the Marketing Officer in the delivery of the marketing plan including copywriting, social media and email marketing. Having identified a need to increase diversity within enterprise and entrepreneurship, I used my initiative to develop my own event: Liberating Potential, which seeks to engage with students from underrepresented backgrounds. I was successful in securing funding from the Students’ Union to run the event and ran a successful marketing campaign to promote it. I am proud to say the event sold out within one day, exceeding all expectations.

Sept 15- Present

Bar and Catering Assistant
Bar One in Sheffield Students’ Union

Worked in the award winning student bar where the role demands a professional and courteous manner and the ability to work effectively in a team in a pressured environment, to which I have received significant praise.