If you have a story to tell but think voices like yours aren’t heard, HarperCollinsUK has opened applications to their free-to-attend Author Academy Spring 2023 for writers from underrepresented ethnic backgrounds, with an aim of helping motivated and dedicated writers to become commercially successful in the publishing industry. They are delivering an expert programme… More Opportunity Highlight: HarperCollins’ Author Academy
If you’ve got a keen eye for design, you’re a current student and want a chance to build your design portfolio with potential for grand prizes, then read on! (Deadline Friday 23 July!)… More Competition alert! Design the cover for the next Best Student Employers Guide from RateMyPlacement
Are you a budding tv writer, hoping to get your foot in the door? Well, how does a talent fellowship at Netflix sound? We thought so! The Screenwriters’ Fellowship is looking for budding tv writers from underrepresented backgrounds, to shape a more diverse and inclusive industry in High End TV & Film. … More Opportunity Highlight: Apply now for The Screenwriters’ Fellowship from Netflix, Bisha K Ali & Sky!
Tech company Adobe have launched the Digital Edge Award to celebrate, enhance and showcase students’ digital skills. The winner will receive £9,250 cash – the equivalent to a year’s undergrad tuition – along with an industry-recognised highlight on their CV. Find out more here. To enter the award, students should submit a piece of coursework that they think exemplifies their… More Competition Highlight: Adobe Digital Edge Award
In our previous blog, we explored the topic of disclosure and debunked myths about being open to a potential employer about your personal circumstances that may have affected your CV – but certainly not your potential! Today, let’s explore 3 example-based tips on describing gaps in your CV in a positive way.… More Three steps to describing your mitigating circumstances with confidence (Part 2)
Today’s blog is celebrating the opening of King’s Experience Awards applications for 2021 – with a special case study from its current showrunner! Read on to see what takeaways George himself got from the King’s Experience Award, and what advice he has for current students.… More KCL alumnus George’s experience with King’s Experience… from student to running the programme!
Change100 offers great opportunities for applicants with disabilities or long-term health conditions to seek exciting, meaningful and inclusive work. Applications for their summer 2021 internships are open now!… More Change100 programme is open for applications for 2021 internships!
King’s Careers & Employability are here to support every student reach their career goals and provide inclusive opportunities, support and careers practices. At King’s, many students rely on communications using BSL (British Sign Language) and that is an incredible richness in our King’s community well worth celebrating.… More Your sign language skills are highly employable!
With virtual lectures amongst a long list of changes, university life will be very different for new and returning students this autumn. Today we’re blogging with Roche, an organisation committed to enabling King’s students to access mentorship via the Roche Mentoring Programme.… More Guidance, inclusive career support and connection: Roche Mentoring Programme
We talked with Fara from the Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) about inclusive careers. What’s it like working in inclusive design and how can students channel their passion for accessibility and inclusion… and make it their career? Also, check out the Pathways programme to boost employability for disabled students in London!… More What is inclusive design? Careers in inclusion & accessibility