This week’s GSA Careers Service events, opportunities and advice…
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Building your online portfolio
Wednesday 21st March 2018 3-4pm Ground Floor Bourdon Lecture Theatre
Putting your work online can be full of challenges such as selecting your best work, ensuring that you reach the right audience, dealing with +/- feedback, image theft and copyright. This session will provide an overview of best practice on showcasing your visual work online and tips on sharing and managing copyright.
Thursday 22nd March 2018 Principal Seminar Room 2 Reid Building 10.30am
This workshop will cover all aspects of writing a targeted CV and cover letter. All welcome. Email to confirm your place: email@example.com
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.
- Crest- Nicholson technology graduate scheme( Salary: £25,500 Location: Chertsey Deadline: 23/4/18) : https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/crest-nicholson/668123-graduate-scheme-2018-engineering-and-design
- KPMG Technology Graduate scheme (Salary: Competitive Location: Manchester Deadline: 5/4/18): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/kpmg/476697-technology-graduate-programmes
- Arcadia Visual Communications Assistant Topshop and Topman (Salary: Competitive Location: London Deadline: ongoing): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/arcadia-group-ltd/668089-visual-communications-assistant-topshop-topman-immediate-start
- Arcadia Junior Digital Designer Evans/Wallis (Salary: competitive location: London Deadline: ongoing): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/arcadia-group-ltd/667631-junior-digital-designer-evans-wallis
- Skills for Care graduate management programme (Salary: £20,000 Location: various Deadline: 9/4/18) : https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/nhs/668007-skills-for-care-graduate-management-programme
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
CLOSING 23rd March! Publishing paid internship in Perth: http://www.mediargh.com/job/paid-publishing-internship-prepress-projects/
Digital Marketing graduate required for social media project Ayrshire (Salary: £22,000 Location: Troon Deadline: 21/3/18): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/scotgrad/667945-digital-marketing-project-assistant
UK Wind and Marine energy Studentships (Funded Phd offer); https://targetjobs.co.uk/postgraduate-providers/uk-wind-and-marine-energy-research-centre/466309-wind-and-marine-energy-systems-epsrc-studentship
Looking for a short-term summer internship? Redbull’s internships are closing 31/3/18: http://jobs.redbull.com/uk/en/results?country=2060®ion=2044&term=Intern
Project Forge are running a Hackathon from Thursday 22nd – Sunday 25th March 2018 (£15 student ticket Edinburgh) see link for details; https://productforge.io/even…/generation-rent-product-forge/
CREATIVE SECTOR NEWS + PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE + EVENTS
Interested in writing? Mediargh have some great advice on how to pitch your ideas to an editor: http://www.mediargh.com/pitching/
The Braun Prize 2018 are seeking applications free to enter (deadline 20/04/18): https://www.braunprize.org/en/
Open call for artists, performers and makers Part time opportunity Wales year of the Sea (Deadline 30th March 2018):http://www.artsjobs.org.uk/index.php?id=search&ne_post_id=216656&cHash=bc956ed6e695374fd74575776f675a15
Thinking about graduating and finding opportunities abroad? This is a great article from Mediargh for those who are planning a new adventure: http://www.mediargh.com/expats/ .
Find out more about working abroad with Prospects Country specific information: https://www.prospects.ac.uk/jobs-and-work-experience/working-abroad
GSA GRADUATES & BUSINESS
The Design Trust share their advice for selling luxury jewellery: http://www.thedesigntrust.co.uk/sell-luxury-jewellery/
Unlocking Ambition Enterprise Fellowship Programme launches today find out more: https://www.rse.org.uk/
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.
Happy Spring Break!