- G:Weekly - Your Creative Careers Newsletter | Week 7️⃣
G:Weekly - Your Creative Careers Newsletter | Week 7️⃣
Your weekly email from Global Academy to kickstart your media career ✨
The UCAS deadline for Global Academy students is only 10 school days away .. Friday November 24th!
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Welcome to g:weekly, your weekly guide showcasing LOTS of the exciting opportunities helping kickstart your career in media....
Work Experience Opportunities
Ex Global Academy student and now the UK Gen Z Advisor at Dentsu Media is looking for two event volunteers at his next event - called Side Hustle-Mania.
This event will give the opportunity for Gen Z’s to pitch their side hustle business or idea to a panel board, with the chance to win a prize to help boost or accelerate their business. This event will take a Dragon’s Den type format, to give VIZ’s a chance to pitch their side hustle & be ranked based on their pitch performance + business plan.
Tyy is looking for 2 bright minds who are hungry to learn about the corporate world in Media & learn more about side hustles & entrepreneurship. He is looking for 2 Global Young Leaders to come to dentsu & help on the day, assisting him with the event & ensuring the day runs smoothly.
You will get the chance to meet dentsu’s very own CEO, insight into how to pitch for a business idea, networking with dentsu’s VIZ’s & the opportunity to meet the VIZ sponsors on the day (brands like Meta, Google, Pinterest & TikTok).. you will also get free food!
You may be asked to help film/make TikToks on the day that will be uploaded to all dentsu’s social media channels.
You may have heard this morning with Roman, Sian and Chris - Capital’s Jingle Bell is BACK. We’re looking for Global Academy runners to volunteer across the weekend in the events and video teams. If you would like to get some experience at the UK’s biggest Christmas Party - please fill in the form below. Please note - this opportunity is open to those aged 18+.
FREE Events at this Creative Careers Festival
If you're interested in a creative career but not sure where to start, check out this 2-day event hosted by the V&A!
From fashion and ceramics to industrial and graphic design, make-up for theatre and illustration, this event has it ALL.
It looks like a great two days - so just pick the workshop for you!
Hype Collective is on the lookout for student illustrators and writers to join The Lookout magazine by Neighbourhood watch! Check out the latest edition of The Lookout here.
The Lookout is a termly magazine written by students for students. The Lookout gives advice on safety and wellbeing, how to get involved with local volunteering opportunities, and it’s full of incredible stories of the amazing things students can do to bring their campus and local community together.
As an illustrator, we’ll need your artistic flair to help bring to life incredible student stories with captivating visuals. Or if you’re a talented writer, we’ll need you to enchant readers with your words, sharing inspiring accounts of being a student. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to be part of our creative community!
Who we’re looking for: We are looking for students who are aspiring writers or illustrators to work on this exciting project with us
When? We are looking for students to work across November 2023 - January 2024
Deliverables: One article between 300-600 words (for writers). One title illustration and 2 spot illustrations (for illustrators).
Pay: £150 (for writers), £200 (for illustrators)
Job Opportunities for Year 13 and Year 14 students
On Tuesday 5th December, Sky News will be hosting an exciting virtual insight event that will showcase our annual bursary scheme we offer within Sky News, for our Camera Operator placement. This role will be offered to one person on a 12-month contract and will be primarily based in Sky’s HQ at Osterley.
The event is perfect for those who are interested in:
• News journalism sports events
• Modern-day camera and editing technologies
• Learning and making the most of great opportunities
• Working as part of a team and having a strong work ethic
• Being adaptable and flexible.
Sign up today to register your interest in attending virtually HERE. After completing this form, you’ll receive an email calendar invitation which will include virtual joining instructions. In the meantime, please hold this date and time in your calendar.
Looking to gain first-hand experience in TV Production?
Now is your chance to find out!
The Lifted Entertainment Work Experience Programme is NOW OPEN.
A brilliant one year membership for entry level & junior candidates looking to start a career in TV, offering…
Free career and CV advice throughout the year
Access to a variety of powerhours with industry professionals
The ability to network at career events
Gain a greater understanding of how the industry works.
This programme offers you the chance to apply for a possible 1-2 week placement on one of our shows, shadowing our teams and giving you first-hand insight into how a production comes together in a busy TV environment.
Click HERE to apply with Lifted Entertainment.
Have you considered a Degree Apprenticeship with the BBC? These fully-funded programmes you will receive a salary and benefits while you learn on-the-job and study for a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree over the course of 3-4 years with an annual salary of £25,475+.
For example - you could be a Broadcast and Media Systems Engineer - Become part of the next generation of media systems engineers helping the BBC to deliver content on TV, radio, online and other digital services.
The Chartered Management Degree apprenticeship is a pathway to Business Advisor or Coordinator roles within the BBC. Once on programme, you’ll play a key role in the projects, operations and/or service teams helping to deliver long term organisational success. As an apprentice you will gain hands on experience learning from professionals and achieve a degree and professional qualification. Throughout your apprenticeship, you'll be demonstrating your commitment to practicing ethical behaviour and continuous learning.
On completion, you will get an accredited Level 6 degree apprenticeship and a permanent position at the BBC.
More apprenticeships (Level 3 and 4) from the BBC will launch on November 16th.
👀 More Creative Opportunities
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
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, e-commerce, Graphic Design, Visual Merchandising, Sales, Finance, Merchandising and Social Media. 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. Find out more and apply today
Global Academy is committed to achieving the Quality In Careers Standard accreditation, through Education Development Trust We are focused on achieving the required criteria to become award holders. Education Development Trust is an accredited national licensed awarding body for the Quality in Careers Standard status for careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) provision.