Why don’t museums, publishers or creative industry employers come to Grad Fairs?


As a careers consultant working with Arts & Humanities students, this is a question I get asked all the time. It’s a fair question as it’s logical to assume that any employer that recruits graduates (and/or students for an internship or placement year) would want to come to an event aimed at students seeking employment … Continue reading Why don’t museums, publishers or creative industry employers come to Grad Fairs?

Using your History of Art degree: working in an auction house


Have you thought about a career in an auction house? History of Art lecturer Nicola Sinclair recently caught up with York grad Savannah Holmes to find out about her job at Christie’s auction house. Savannah works in the Estates, Appraisals and Evaluations department, getting to interact directly with all kinds of art. Here’s what we … Continue reading Using your History of Art degree: working in an auction house

Careers in Commercial Archaeology- what you need to know!


 Careers blog written by Kate Morris, Careers Consultant, Careers I recently attended a fantastic session on careers in commercial archaeology delivered by Malin Holst and these are my top take away tips: What does a commercial archaeologist do? You work for an archaeological firm, which secures contracts from a range of clients including property developers, … Continue reading Careers in Commercial Archaeology- what you need to know!

Careers fighting illegal antiquities trading- could you make a difference?….


As an archaeologist, you probably care deeply about researching and protecting the past- whether that’s through commercial archaeology- helping ensure building regulations are met; community archaeology - helping connect the public to the past and raising the profile and importance of heritage; or perhaps you’re interested in heritage protection in a more literal sense- working to … Continue reading Careers fighting illegal antiquities trading- could you make a difference?….

CAREERS BLOG: Careers fighting illegal antiquities trading…


 Careers blog written by Kate Morris, Careers Consultant, Careers ...could you make a difference? As an archaeologist, you probably care deeply about researching and protecting the past- whether that’s through commercial archaeology- helping ensure building regulations are met; community archaeology- helping connect the public to the past and raising the profile and importance of heritage; … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Careers fighting illegal antiquities trading…

Working in…


 If you're interested in working in any of the following sectors: Media, journalism & publishing Arts & heritage Environment & sustainability you can't afford to miss our Working in... event next week. Date: Thursday 26 February Time: 6.15pm - 8.30pm Venue: Physics & Exhibition Centre. The evening starts with three question & answer panels (running simultaneously), … Continue reading Working in…

CAREERS BLOG: York graduates love education! Could this be you?


 Careers blog written by Tricia Raxworthy, Information and Events Assistant, Careers Education is the sector which attracts the greatest number of University of York graduates each year. Many choose to go into teaching, via different routes – every year Teach First recruits outstanding candidates from York onto its leadership scheme; others opt for teacher training … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: York graduates love education! Could this be you?