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G:Weekly - Your Creative Careers Newsletter | Week 2️⃣

Your weekly email from Global Academy to kickstart your media career ✨

Welcome to g:weekly, your weekly guide showcasing all of the exciting opportunities helping kickstart your career in media....

Work Experience Opportunities

Do you want to get into publishing? Discover what it’s like to work in the world of publishing with an exciting 5 day in work experience during Half Term - where you will

  • Explore the different types of publishing and the roles in this industry.

  • Learn about publishing in a global company

  • Meet some of the Springer Nature team to understand their jobs and how it all comes together

Year 13

Come and hear about a variety of apprenticeships at Bloomberg!

This event will give you a unique opportunity to find out more about a number of opportunities across Finance, Technology, Data, Journalism, HR and Customer Service. We will help you find the best career path for you, understand how apprenticeship programmes work and how they can help you fast-track your career. Our apprentices will share their experiences on the programme and the recruitment team will give some hints and tips on how to do well in your recruitment process.

Date: Friday, 13th October
Time: 1PM- 4:00PM (London time)
Location: Bloomberg LP, London, EC4N 4TQ

Register for this event if you:
- Have an interest in pursuing a career at Bloomberg in the world of media, support, HR or technology
- Are currently considering an apprenticeship for 2024 after Year 13

If you’re successful - please let JJ know to authorise your time off college.

Year 12 Opportunities:

Bloomberg run two Build Your Future work experience cohorts per year, in October and February Half Term. Our October cohort, has been designed to offer primarily students from Black, African and Caribbean backgrounds or heritage, and those who identify as or have connections to the regions with an opportunity to learn more about our work and culture and prepare for their future careers. Apply below by 6th October 12PM.

Applications are now open for the Business by Design programme for 18+ students from the Kurt Geiger Kindness Foundation.

Their FREE programme offers you game-changing skills with unbeatable exposure to the creative industry from Design, Buying, Marketing, Ecommerce, Graphic Design, Visual Merchandising, Sales, Finance, Merchandising and Social Media.

No matter your creative passion, the programme will teach you about all areas of a creative business, so that you can find the career path best suited to your skills and ambitions, so that no matter where you end up, you have a holistic understanding of how things are achieved.

In light of this, you’ll be trained up in all the core functions of a creative business: Design, Buying, Marketing, Ecommerce, Graphic Design, Visual Merchandising, Sales, Finance, Merchandising, Social Media and more.

They are inviting 30 young people to join our January programme based at our Kurt Geiger headquarters in London’s design district. This first cohort will run until July 2024, with a second one following soon after. Deadline to apply is 12th November.

GET FREE CV ADVICE ✨ Industry professional Georgina Bobb is running online sessions to give young creatives industry tips and tricks on crafting an impressive CV. She will also be spilling the tea on everything you need to know to make your CV stand out from the crowd, so you don’t want to miss it! Find out more and sign up now here.

👀 More Creative Opportunities...

The Apprenticeship Academy is a 6 week programme that provides students in with everything they need to know to find, apply for and interview for apprenticeship opportunities in the UK. Find out more and apply here.

Talk 2 Dan are offering fortnightly CV workshops to help you land your dream role. This is your chance to become ‘Dan Approved’ standing out from the crowd with a killer CV. Creatives who have worked with the team have gone on to do some incredible things like landing roles with Sky News and BBC Sport. Could you be next? Find out more here.

If you’ve got an idea for a creative music based project - like a podcast -and are after some financial support then apply for Wired4Music’s Generate Grant project. Find out more here (deadline 26th September)

Apply for the Channel 4 Work Experience Programme and explore different career options in TV and Media to gain experience and give you a head start! You’ll complete 5 modules to get insight into various teams at Channel 4, hear from industry professionals and develop your skills. Kickstart your career with Channel 4 by clicking here.