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?
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Careers blog written by Kate Morris, Careers Consultant. Last in our series, Kate looks at the work of an author. What do authors do? Write books! Many authors supplement their income with related roles like teaching creative writing, editing and proof-reading services, copy writing. Who would you work for? Freelance for the writing. Other roles (above) … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Careers in writing – part 4 Author
Careers blog written by Kate Morris, Careers Consultant, Careers Next in our series covering careers in writing, we look at the work of a Literary Agent. What do they do? A few things: Discover new authors. Provide editorial feedback and help authors to polish their work before submitting to publishers. Pitch books to publishers, negotiate fees, … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Careers in writing (part 2 – Literary Agent)
Careers blog written by Kate Morris, Careers Consultant, Careers Journalism is often the obvious choice for a career in writing, but there are other areas where a way with words is central to the role…. I recently met with some writing professionals who gave me some great insights into their careers and these are the … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Careers in writing (part 1 – Copywriter)
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers Where do you look for jobs in marketing? What are the professional associations in the environment sector? What can you do at York to improve your chances of getting into politics and public affairs? You can find out the answers to these questions and more on … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Hidden web gems – job sectors
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…
Word Experience is back and we’re ready for your applications. Here are some details about how you can get involved. Hello, we’re The Writer (thewriter.com), the world’s largest language consultancy. The world’s best (and most humble) language consultancy is running a two-day workshop on 26th and 27th March 2015. We’re looking for 20 undergraduates who … Continue reading Word Experience is back and ready for applications!
The English Department Advisory Board Visit in March provided students the opportunity to question Anthony Forbes Watson (Managing Director if Pan Macmillan) about the world of publishing. Here's a summary of the key points he had to make. Current state of publishing industry Publishing remains a vocational career in which strong communication skills are key … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: publishing Q&A
Student and Graduate Publishing are offering students and graduates the opportunity to write content and have their work published in one of their magazines and on their websites. They produce: Grad Mag– http://www.graduatemag.co.uk/, Loud – http://www.loudmag.co.uk/ and Study International – http://www.studyinternationalmag.com They are also offering a limited number of internships. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org