This week’s GSA Careers Service events, opportunities and advice…
What’s happening in the Creative industries? POSTGRADUATE SESSION
Tuesday 20th February 2018 4-5pm Bourdon Boardroom
This ‘how to establish creative industry knowledge’ will provide guidance and advice on developing your creative industries commercial awareness. By the end of the session you will have strategies to establish excellent creative industries commercial awareness, understand where to develop industry knowledge, current trends and future forecasts and how this will relate to your job hunt and interviews strategies.
Find your creative industries internship
Wednesday 21st February 2018 3-4pm Ground Floor Bourdon Lecture Theatre
With over two thirds of employers expecting graduates to hold relevant industry experience, the message from industry is make sure you have undertaken an internship before you graduate! This session will provide advice and tips to help you consider what type of internships you want, how to research and find that internship as well as making an approach to your target employer.
If you are a final year student and looking for ‘graduate employment opportunities, don’t forget that Graduate Schemes, Training and Opportunities launch in September and will be advertised throughout your final year. Make sure you keep up-to-date with the latest opportunities and apply within the deadlines.
- Dyson IT graduate scheme ( salary £26,000 Location: Wiltshire Deadline: 30/3/18): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/dyson/667581-it-technical-graduate-programme-2018
- Graduate User Experience Designer with Financial Force ( salary: Competitive: Location Harrogate Deadline:6/3/18) : https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/financialforce/667209-graduate-user-experience-designer
- Digital Designer required for Axios ( salary: competitive Location: Edinburgh Deadline: 28/2/18) https://www.prospects.ac.uk/employer-profiles/axios-systems-27238/jobs/digital-designer-2355419?sortBy=dp&advert_top=17180%2C17181&careers=37%2C169&size=20&page=0
- Digital Marketing assistant ( salary: £18,000 Location: Teesside Deadline: 7/3/18): https://www.prospects.ac.uk/employer-profiles/innovate-tees-valley-27834/jobs/digital-marketing-assistant-2581150
In your 3rd year of study and interested in a graduate scheme? Did you know that many graduate employers run summer internship programmes… check out the current internship vacancies here: https://targetjobs.co.uk/internships
PAID INTERNSHIPS & VOLUNTEERING
Paid summer youth support worker internship with Essex Council: https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/step/667127-youth-support-worker-2018-summer-internship-national-citizen-service-powered-by-essex-county
Digital marketing internship (paid) tech start up (East London) : https://www.graduate-jobs.com/job/digital-marketing-internship-fintech-startup-east-london-95504
CREATIVE SECTOR NEWS + PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE + EVENTS
Wix has an interesting article on what tech and digital trends will means for 2018: https://www.wix.com/blog/design/2018/01/tech-and-web-trends-impact-design-2018/?utm_content=buffer65af0&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer
Berwick Film Festival are inviting submissions for their 2018 edition this September. They are looking for film and video, proposals for installations and exhibitions, and live events and performance. Deadline: 1 May (£15 fee). http://www.bfmaf.org/about-us/news/berwick-film-media-arts-festival-2018-call-for-entries
The Glasgow Film Festival Launches this week: https://glasgowfilm.org/glasgow-film-festival
Do you have a great idea for your community that needs funding?: https://young.scot/yoyp2018/yoyp-articles/apply-for-the-sandy-watson-memorial-fund/
GSA GRADUATES IN BUSINESS
Don’t forget about Converge Challenge 2018 – get your ideas in before the deadline of 29 March 2018: https://www.convergechallenge.com/
You can make a careers appointment with the GSA Careers Service at any point of studies or as a graduate. Email email@example.com to book now.