Creative Careers Week, 1 – 5 February!

Following on from the success of the first ever Creative Careers Week last year, the Careers and Employability Service is hosting this year’s event with an even bigger programme of presentations & workshops for you to choose from.

You will have the opportunity to learn about a whole range of career options open to graduates with an interest in the creative arts/design sector. These sessions will be delivered by professionals already working in a variety of creative disciplines.

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Monday 1 February
What’s it like working in the creative industries?
An overview of the challenges and benefits of working in the creative sector
YAS presentation & tour of Exchange Place & Persistence Works
Meet 12.45pm, Made North Gallery Yorkshire Art Space, Persistence Works, Brown Street
Top tips on finding a placement in the creative sector
Advice on securing a placement and an overview of support and advice available at SHU

Tuesday 2 February
Working in Museums and Culture Management
Museums Sheffield; Sheffield Industrial Museums; SHU MA Arts and Cultural Management
Becoming a Performer
ALRA Drama School; SHU graduate (actor/comedian)
Working in the Community Arts sector
A Mind Apart (theatre); Junction Arts; Arts & Culture volunteering programme (SHU)

Wednesday 3 February
Running a Commercial Art Gallery
Karen Sherwood: owner and curator of Cupola Gallery
A career in Art Therapy
Arts Therapy Northern Programme & Trainee Art Therapist

Thursday 4 February
Top tips on using Social Media for Professional Networking
SHU graduates: Georgia Ball and Dora Damian
Being self-employed in the Creative Arts & Design sector
Freelance artist; jewellery designer; creative writer
A career in Creative Arts/Media Festivals & Events
Made with Design (Peucha Kucha 20×20); Ignite Imaginations

Friday 5 February
Working in the Creative Marketing and Advertising sector
Yommee; Creative Marketing Agency (Sheffield)
Working behind the scenes in TV, Theatre & Film
West Yorkshire Playhouse; Screen Yorkshire; Set/prop designer (freelance);Costume Supervisor (Sheffield Theatres); South Yorkshire Film Network

For further information (including times) and to book your place(s) go to: careerservice.shu.ac.uk / events / Creative Careers Week. Book soon to avoid to disappointment.