Excited about the new academic year starting soon? Us too! After adapting to any changes this year and settling into the routine of study, deadlines and fun activities, we know that the autumn term can get mega busy! Let’s talk about how setting some simple goals NOW can help you maintain positive wellbeing, gain purpose and confidence in your career journey even when you are busy.… More Why it’s good to plan BEFORE your first week at Uni: Gain energy and confidence for your Autumn term 2021
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!
If you’re thinking about life after university, then you’ll know there is a lot of complex feelings, like excitement, confusion, even some pressure. What steps can students of any year, as well as specifically finalists, do to get prepared for life after uni? Read on from career consultant Irrum Magre as part of our #MyNextSteps blog and workshop series.… More What do you want from life after University? Our 3 tips for developing clarity & building success #MyNextSteps
From 15th – 26th February 2021, 26 students took part in our first round of King’s Insights Projects. The Shared Value project was a 2-week virtual internship, which placed students in teams to work as consultants to a real business. They were tasked with researching new ways for their client to grow their business in alignment with one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.… More What’s it like being part of an Insights Project? BSc Psychology student Priya’s virtual work experience story!
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)
Have you interacted with an employer virtually before? Whether you’re a digital veteran or a newcomer to our virtual Career Festivals, webinars and drop-in sessions, you can learn a lot about an industry’s sustainability and environmental initiatives simply by asking focused questions from employers. Read on for ideas about what to ask!… More What questions should I ask employers at career events? A sustainability & environment edition!
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?
In part 2 of the CV miniseries, we’re going further into CV and cover letter tips directly from a recruiter in the creative industries. What makes an impressive CV or cover letter? Can students make a great impression without much professional experience? (hint: yes!)… More Writing CVs & Covering Letters for the Video Production Industry Part 2/2
We’re exploring all about CVs and Cover letters – but are there differences between different industries? In this blog miniseries, Dominic from NextShoot tells us how he views CVs and cover letters, what catches his eye as a recruiter, and how students can perfect their applications for top jobs in the video production industry!… More Writing CVs & Covering Letters for the Video Production Industry Part 1/2
Do you find yourself suddenly cast into remote working? Is the thought of studying your spring semester virtually just a bit daunting? Don’t worry – you can get your head in the game with our top 5 tips to adapt to working/studying remotely.… More How to adapt to studying or working remotely! (1/2)