Janine graduated from the University of Brighton with a BA (Hons) in International Travel Management in 2005.
After graduating, Janine spent some time working in the travel industry and joined the University of Suffolk as an Outreach Officer in 2014, delivering outreach activity, organising the annual Year 12 Summer School and managing the Student Ambassador Scheme. Janine has also previously worked at Queen's University (Canada) and Colchester Institute.
In 2021, Janine started working for the Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach (neaco) project at the University of Suffolk as a Higher Education Champion. Janine works with local secondary schools, providing intervention and IAG activities based around progression to Further and Higher Education.