This week’s GSA Careers Service events, opportunities and advice…
Got a LinkedIn profile but don’t know what it’s for?
Wednesday 14th March 2018 3-4pm Ground Floor Bourdon Lecture Theatre
Have you created a LinkedIn profile but unsure how this online platform can help you establish your creative career? This session will explain the ins and outs of LinkedIn to ensure that you get the most from this professional platform and enhance your online presence.
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.
- Digital marketing Graduate Scheme (Salary: £22,000 Location: Troon Deadline 21/3/18): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/scotgrad/667945-digital-marketing-project-assistant
- Social media Coordinator Graduate scheme (salary: £21,000 Location Dalry Deadline: 25/03/18): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/scotgrad/667849-marketing-and-social-media-coordinator
- Technology Architecture Graduate scheme with Accenture ( salary: Competitive Location: Various Dealine:30/03/18): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/accenture/468670-technology-architecture-graduate-programme
- Digital Graduate scheme with Sopra- Steria (Salary:5/4/18 £30,000 Location: London/various Deadline: https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/sopra-steria/667869-digital-graduate-programme-summer-2018
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 digital internship with Universal Music Group( USA): http://jobs.jobvite.com/universalmusicgroup/job/o3a46fw7
The Balance tell us top tips on seeking a summer placement: https://www.thebalance.com/how-to-find-a-summer-internship-4017892
CREATIVE SECTOR NEWS + PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE + EVENTS
What is defensive googling and why does it matter to me? This article is a great ‘all you need to know’ guide to defensive googling by Job Hunting : https://www.job-hunt.org/guides/google/defensive-googling-method.shtml
Create tell us the digital trends to watch out for in 2018: https://create.adobe.com/2018/1/9/creative_trends_for_.html
Its Nice that showcases digital artist Lucy Hardcastle for 2018 : https://www.itsnicethat.com/features/ones-to-watch-2018-lucy-hardcastle-art-260218
GSA GRADUATES IN BUSINESS
Forbes has an interesting article on ten digital trends and transformation from September last year: https://www.forbes.com/sites/danielnewman/2017/09/26/top-10-trends-for-digital-transformation-in-2018/#508c6a60293a
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.