Whilst at university Ciara completed a year abroad, splitting her year between Spain and Argentina. She completed a marketing internship for PepsiCo in Barcelona, where she was able to develop her research and analysis skills, prompting a desire to explore the executive search industry. She then worked as an intern for an Argentine fashion house in Buenos Aires, kick starting their digital marketing campaign and increasing their online presence.

Ciara graduated from University of Nottingham with a 2.1 BA (Hons) in Management and Spanish.