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Rufus Mills

First year International Business and Economics student at Aston University


Bilingual in French and English, having lived in France since the age of 5 but spoken English at home.  Experience behind a bar, in IT and Advertising. Seeking part time employment around a university degree.



International Business with Economics

Aston University

1st year in a 4 year course with a year placement in business.

     - Key modules: Microeconomics and Organisational Behaviour

Sep 2016Jun 2018

French A level: A

Pocklington School
Sep 2016Jun 2018

Physics A level: C

Pocklington School
Sep 2016Jun 2018

Maths A level: B

Pocklington School
Sep 2015Jun 2016

Bac (S) de Francais

Lycée International de Ferney Voltaire

AS level equivalent

Jun 2015

GCSE: 5 A* - B 

English National Programme

Maths: A

English B(C)

Only 5 GCSEs were taken due to being in a French School

Jun 2014

Brevet (International Option): mention Bien (A)

Collège International de Ferney Voltaire

Equivalent of 12 GCSEs

May 2014

Brevet d'Initiation à l'Aéronautique

Lycée International de Ferney Voltaire and Aérodrome de Bellegarde

Previous Work Experience

Dec 2017Feb 2018


Thomas' of York

Holiday/Weekend job at a busy bar serving food and drink in in the heart of York

Aug 2017


Rolls Royce PLC

This placement was with the IT Innovation lab, whose task it is to maintain the structure and cohesion of the company in sectors which were undergoing change. 

Started the week shadowing  before being handed a project, which at the end of the week had to be presented to all members of the team along with various other members of staff including a group CIO.

Oct 2014Jun 2015

Classroom Assistant

English National Programme

Volunteering with the ENP on Wednesday afternoons to help with one of their primary classes

Apr 2014


BBH (Bartle Boggle Hegarty) Advertising agency in London

Shadowing and working with the research team at various meetings with their creatives and producers to get a true grasp on how many diverse roles are required to create the latest Lynx ad, or a campaign about breakfasts at KFC.



Gex Ski Club

Selling apple juice to raise funds along side organising a large scale Ski gear second hand scale to raise enough money for the club to run all winter long.

Activities and Achievements


Social Secretary

Aston University Hockey Club

Organising the weekly socials, and all the social events the club runs for members

Jun 2017May 2018

Head of Boarding House

Pocklington School

Organising all Boarding events such as summer BBQs film nights and any weekend trips out

Jun 2017May 2018

Deputy Head of House

Pocklington School

Organising all house events such as house music, drama and various sporting events.

Sep 2017Jun 2018

Corporal - RAF CCF

Pocklington School