Entry level job: Arts or Creative industries?

Take a look at STEP – a twelve month paid internship where you will be paired with two gap_leapeast London creative organisations to gain experience in diverse areas of the industry. If successful you will undertake two six month internships.

The basics: you will need to be:

  • Resident in one of these East London boroughs: Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham and Waltham Forest.
  • 18-30 year olds
  • Ambitious to work in the arts and creative industries

Contracts start from October 2017.  Full information at www.createjobslondon.org/training-and-events/training-programmes/step.
Application deadline: 31 August 2017

Tips for arts graduates

  • Exploit your strengths
  • Think about what you enjoy – channel it into your career
  • Prepare while you’re at uni – get that work experience, and network
  • Don’t restrict yourself to the arts sector – think laterally and explore technical sectors too
  • Re-think your career if it’s not working
  • Read this Guardian article

The Pocketbook…

bbc_designscheme120 tips collected from creatives for becoming a successful graphic designer although the tips will apply to any design speciality. Just pick and choose what applies to you. The Pocketbook looks at four topics: Personal Growth; Working Smart; Self-Promo; and Working with Clients. Take a look!