The University of Warwick’s Creative Industries event takes place tomorrow evening. It may provide the insight and inspiration to help you take that first step towards a career in publishing, writing, television or any of the other exciting industries in this sector.
You have the idea, you have the talent, you have the commitment – but you don’t have the money. A familiar cry in the creative industries. Everyone needs financial support to get projects off the ground, whether they be short films, small craft products, art works or the written word. How do you get started …
We gain transferable skills through a range of experiences – not necessarily in a sector or relevant work place. The key is to identify where you have demonstrated these skills in the past, in your own experiences and illustrate these in your applications.
We often tell current students to ‘just do something!’ to prepare for a future career when they are studying. It’s not always obvious what to do, but Warwick graduate Claire Kilroy, recently a content writer for the UK’s leading graduate recruitment company Inspiring Interns and Careers Consultant Sue Johnstone, have some suggestions.