Create your own work experience: tips for entering the video industry without placement experience

Today we’re talking about how students can get creative about work experience in the film and video sector – it doesn’t always need to be through a placement. How can students present university coursework and passion projects in a professional context? Find out here!… More Create your own work experience: tips for entering the video industry without placement experience

What’s it like being a Brand Ambassador during your studies? KCL student Karthik’s story

Karthik Balasubramanian is a 3rd-year Mathematics with Statistics student, and also the Brand Ambassador for Technology at JP Morgan. King’s Careers had the pleasure of hearing about Karthik’s part-time role, from application to navigating studies as well as everyday life as a brand ambassador.… More What’s it like being a Brand Ambassador during your studies? KCL student Karthik’s story

Cold-calling and speculative job applications in the Creative Industries… does it work?

Today we’re talking about whether cold-calling creative industry employers and applying for jobs speculatively can get you in for work experience. Hint: yes it can! Dominic Sutherland, our guest blogger is the Managing Director of NextShoot, a corporate video production company in London making business video content for well-known brands.… More Cold-calling and speculative job applications in the Creative Industries… does it work?

Alternatives to part-time work & extra income as a King’s student during Covid-19

As part-time work has taken a hit owing to Covid-19, it’s understandable that many students and students-to-be are finding the prospect of their income worrying. In this blog, we talk about self-employment as an alternative to part-time work, as well as some quick tips to help boost your income as a student.… More Alternatives to part-time work & extra income as a King’s student during Covid-19

Student placements in their own words: Ana’s journey from placement to a graduate career!

Ana Jalba, King’s Alumni and Computer Science with a Year in Industry graduate completed her placement at Nomura in 2016/17 and now works in Software Engineering at Privitar. Two years on, Ana tells us about her career journey since graduating and how her placement helped her along the way!… More Student placements in their own words: Ana’s journey from placement to a graduate career!