This term there will be a careers focus on Media:
MEDIA CAREERS PANEL DISCUSSION
Tuesday 29 January 6.30-8pm (plus networking time)
Speakers from across the media speaking on career paths in, top tips, making a freelance career work and much more. Find out how they got to where they are now (not necessarily a grad scheme!), how they succeed in this highly competitive field. With plenty of time for Q&A plus an opportunity to network with the speakers over refreshments at the Careers Service.
PUBLISHING CAREERS PANEL DISCUSSION
Thursday 31 January 6.30-8pm (plus networking time)
Speakers from a range of publishing careers discuss their angle on the industry. Find out about the similarities and differences of approach, tips for getting in and ask any questions you have. Plenty of time for Q&A and networking at the Careers Service.
GETTING IN AND ON IN TV
Friday 1 February – 2-3pm
A TV series producer/director will share his insights on this ever evolving and competitive industry. Tips and advice for standing out from the crowd, getting work experience and getting your foot in the door.
WORKING IN THE MEDIA – The main Media Careers Event of the year.
Wednesday 13 February – 6-8.30pm
An information event about the media industry – come and find out about course providers, organisations and speak to people working in the media. This isn’t an industry where all organisations have a graduate scheme or internship to offer. This industry thrives on networking, finding your own way and making the most of opportunity. Find out what they look for and how to get the work experience you need.
Use the earlier events to find out more about the range of opportunities in the Media so that you can go to the Working in the Media event on 13 February more informed and knowledgeable about the sector.
For full lists of speakers and more information about all of the above events visit the online diary at www.careers.cam.ac.uk. Some of these events require booking.