Explore Careers in... Creative and Culture
Internships, placements, and graduate jobs in the creative and cultures sector are very popular among Reading students – and for good reason! It’s an interesting and often rewarding area of work and could take you into industries you’d never thought you’d work in.
Careers and roles in this sector are wide ranging, from freelance opportunities in both FTT (film, television and theatre) and Healthcare, to positions in national museums and production companies large and small, providing the opportunity to use your creative flair, to help and support others, and your ability to influence and communicate effectively across media and broadcasting channels.
To help you start to explore this varied sector and gain insight into the career paths of both “young” and established professionals, we are excited to welcome you to join us and our guests for the Explore careers in Creative and Culture week.
Themed Week Sessions During Week 2 (16th - 20th January 2023)
Explore Careers in Museums and Heritage | Monday 16 January 17:00-18:00 | Virtual event over Teams
Our panellists will include speakers from:
Museum of Military Medicine - Jason Semmens
Museum of Archaeology - Lanah Hewson
National History Museum - Pippa Gittings
Explore Careers in Creative Therapies | Tuesday 17 January 13:00-14:00 | Palmer 1.05
Lisa Clark, The Art Shed and freelance artist
Clare Woodham, Whole Step CIC
Explore Careers in film, TV and broadcasting | Wednesday 18 January 13:00-14:00 | Palmer 1.06
Terry Adlam, Resource Productions CIC
Kara Francis-Lyons, Silk Factory
Samuel Elcock, BBC Studios
Want to know more?
Use the links below to find out more about the different sectors and how to seek potential roles:
Find out about the Museum and Gallery curator role - Prospects Look for Museum jobs
Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) - for funding opportunities research
Read about the Creative Health sector - Prospects
Art Therapist job profile - Prospects
The British Association Of Art Therapists - learn more about the BAAT
Music Therapist job profile - Prospects
British Association for Music Therapy - learn more about the BAMT
Resource Productions - find out more about this charity who will be joining our Film event
ScreenSkills - review their ‘Finding a Job’ advice pages
Production Base - look for Film and TV roles
Taking things further
Book a 1:1 Careers Appointment with a Careers Consultant, or Placement Coordinator, to talk about any areas that interest you and get advice on jobs, placements, how to develop your CV and what steps you can take next.