This week’s GSA Careers Service events, opportunities and advice…
Tuesday 27th February 2018 4-5pm Bourdon Boardroom
After study options, plans and International UK VISA (with GSA International Adviser Graeme Fraser)
Early transition planning from your postgraduate study at GSA is highly advised. The UK job market is competitive and careful job hunting and mapping of the creative sector and beyond during your study will ensure that you are prepared to successfully access the job market as a graduate. This session will provide advice and tips on how to research the hidden and visible job markets as well as an update on graduate opportunities.
12 Tips to Get the most from your internships
Wednesday 28th February 2018 3-4pm Ground Floor Bourdon Lecture Theatre
Your internship is a chance to put your learning into practice, demonstrate your skills and develop a deeper understanding of the work place. This session will give you 12 top tips to ensure that you get the most from your internship opportunity.
Thursday 1st March 2018 Principal Seminar Room 2 10.30am
This workshop will cover all aspects of writing a targeted CV and cover letter. All welcome. Email email@example.com to book your place
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.
- Crime and Analytics graduate scheme with TKMAXX ( Salary: competitive Location: Watford deadline: ongoing): https://www.graduate-jobs.com/job/crime-and-analytics-management-european-graduate-programme-tjx-europe-93384
- IT Technician Graduate scheme (salary: £23,000 Location: Wembley College Deadline 31/3/18): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/wembley-high-technology-college/667727-it-technician
- Dyson IT technical graduate role(salary: £26, 500 location: Malmesbury deadline: 30/3/18 https://www.graduate-jobs.com/job/dyson-it-technical-graduate-programme-2018-95738
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
Design development 2018 paid placement Delphi Technologies ( Salary: £15,000 Location various Deadline:21/3/18) https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/delphi-technologies/667709-design-development-2018
Paid media internship ( 3 months London) with Brands2life: https://www.milkround.com/job/internship/brands2life-job80185135?entryurl=%2fjobs%2fcreative%3fs%3dheader%2380185135
NESTA are seeking research and policy interns paid at London Living wage (London 6 months): https://www.milkround.com/job/research-intern/university-of-london-job80175843?entryurl=%2fjobs%2fcreative%3fs%3dheader%26page%3d3%2380175843
STEP is a placement provider of a range of engineering /start up opportunities; http://www.step.org.uk/featured-opportunities/engineering-opportunities-step/
CREATIVE SECTOR NEWS + PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE + EVENTS
GSA Graduate Jenny Saville will be hosting an open talk on 23rd March 2018 at the National Galleries (free event) : https://www.nationalgalleries.org/event/opening-talk-jenny-saville-conversation
Interesting insight to a BBC production designer’s role on Peaky Blinders: http://www.bbc.co.uk/academy/en/articles/art20160510133504011
A-N are offering bursaries to attend the Berlin Biennale or Manifesta 12 in Palermo, Sicily, in June. Please note you do have to be a n A-N member to apply. https://www.a-n.co.uk/about/a-n-biennial-bursaries-2018
Its nice that show us the best London Fashion Week set designs 2018: https://www.itsnicethat.com/news/the-best-set-designs-from-this-seasons-fashion-week-set-design-210218
GSA GRADUATES IN BUSINESS
Creativeboom have a great article on women in business, read it here: https://www.creativeboom.com/features/mira-kaddoura-on-making-a-difference-women-in-business-and-challenging-the-agency-format/
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to book now.