GSA Careers Service Bulletin

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This week’s GSA Careers service events, opportunities and advice…

images (5)CAREERS EVENTS THIS WEEK

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Wednesday 1st   November 2017      3-4pm      REID Lecture Theatre

 Saltire Foundation Launch GSA Event: PAID PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Saltire Foundation offer penultimate year students (3rd years students) an opportunity to undertake a paid placement during the summer months before final year study. As a Saltire Scholar you will gain a highly rewarding placement that will develop your professional practice and CV as well as entry into the Saltire Scholar networks.

REID LECTURE Theatre building 2 GSA campus map: http://www.gsa.ac.uk/media/1415972/29239_gsa_campus_map_online_aw.pdf

images (5)GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

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.

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ARCADIA have launched their Merchandising Administration Scheme (Salary: Competitive Location: London Deadline: ongoing ): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/arcadia-group-ltd/472392-merchandise-administration-assistant-2018-graduates

Find out more about roles in retail, merchandising and buying from TARGET JOBS here : https://targetjobs.co.uk/career-sectors/retail-buying-and-merchandising

images (5)PAID INTERNSHIPS & VOLUNTEERING

Research summer internships at BT ( deadline: 31/12/17): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/bt/473886-research-summer-placement

PWC Tech Academy (deadline: Ongoing Location: Manchester/ Belfast): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/pwc/473646-tech-academy-2018

Teach First Taster programmes: https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/teach-first/473328-taster-programme

images (5)CREATIVE SECTOR NEWS + PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

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Interested in Illustration? Have you found the House of illustration? Its packed full of the latest events, competitions and information for illustrators: http://www.houseofillustration.org.uk/home

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The Jealous Curator has a range of podcasts ‘Art for your ear’: http://www.thejealouscurator.com/blog/art-for-your-ear-podcast/

Check out Creativeboom’s 20 essential job sites for designers: https://www.creativeboom.com/tips/20-essential-job-sites-for-creative-careers/GSA

images (5)GRADUATES IN BUSINESS

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Ross Collins is a GSA Graduate known for illustrating over 100 children’s books. Check out his website here: https://rosscollins.net/whothisguy.php . Read Ross’s latest review in the Guardian here: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/aug/14/this-zoo-is-not-for-you-ross-collins-review-irresistible-pleasure

Great booklet on how to be professional as a designer maker online by the Makers Business Toolkit: https://makersbusinesstoolkit.com/avoid-looking-unprofessional/?utm_sq=fklq4ueje5&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=The+Maker’s+Business+Toolkit&utm_content=MBT+Blog+Posts

You can make a careers appointment with the GSA Careers Service at any point of studies or as a graduate. Email careers@gsa.ac.uk to book now.

 

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