Guest blog post: Nationwide’s Women in Business

Kate1Kate Watson is currently Head of Group Digital Design at Nationwide. She joined Nationwide in 2000 as a Generalist on the Nationwide Management Development Programme. Read her story and her top tips:

“I left Birmingham University in 2000 with a BA in English. I really didn’t know what I wanted to do when I left university – I had half an idea about working in Marketing, but I was also interested in the flexibility of a more generalist graduate scheme.

I spotted the advert for the Nationwide Management Development Programme in the university careers centre and decided to apply. I’ve always had savings accounts with Nationwide and liked what they stood for as a company so, although I wasn’t sure about a career in financial services (numbers aren’t really my strong point!) I thought I’d give it a go.

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