Rachel Murphy - Graduate Intern

Rachel Murphy

Graduate Intern

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Biography

Rachel is the Trinity Disability Service’s Graduate Intern. She studied history in Trinity and was an early member of the Trinity Ability co_op. She has worked on the Trinity Ability co_op and Disability Service social media as well as various projects. She led the Towards Inclusive Clubs and Societies Project in 2021/22, which was awared Equality Campaign of the Year at the USI Student Achievement Awards.

In her new role as Graduate Intern she will continue to work towards improving student life for disabled students by liaising with the Disability Service, the Trinity Ability co_op and the Student’s Union. She will also work directly with students through the Community Engagement drop-in to support them to become more involved in extracurricular activities.

Rachel works on the Trinity Disability Community Engagement project. This centers around the new disAbility Hub and supporting the disabled population of Trinity to engage in the wider college community. This involves facilitating and supporting the Trinity Ability co_op, promoting cocreation and student partnerships within the service and planning activities in the disAbility Hub.