Introducing Emma Taylor

Jess Quinn joined the IET’s apprentice bloggers during the first year of her three-year apprenticeship with Cisco Systems. At the end of the scheme she will become a fully qualified network consulting engineer.

Jess Quinn In August 2011 she started the programme along with five others at her local Cisco Office in Reading, with the majority of her time spent gaining valuable qualifications through their learning provider, QA Ltd.

As an A level student she was unsure of where to begin her career in the IT industry, so when she found the Cisco Systems apprenticeship online she jumped at the chance to work for the biggest global networking company around.