The 2017 Edinburgh TV Festival Talent Schemes opened for submissions last week, inviting talent from all over the UK to apply to be a part of one of their two hugely popular and successful pathways.
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Whilst a lot of the careers we talk about on AllAboutCareers are not too far from the middle ground, there’s plenty of scope in the job market for opportunities that are a little bit more left-field!
From intern to editorial assistant to Senior Features Writer at the Daily Express in two and a half years, journalist Hannah Britt talks to AllAboutCareers.com about her career so far and advice for budding journos…
“How do you get into television presenting?” For many years now, I have been asked this question over and over again. Well, here’s the truth: there is no formula! You have to be lucky, be in the right place at the right time and have some talent. It may sound odd and slightly demoralising, but that’s the nature of the beast.
If you like tennis, then you’re probably going to be pretty jealous of Alice Stenger’s career. Ok, so she’s not a line judge at the French Open, she’s not the strawberries and cream taster for Wimbledon and she’s not a professional racquet swinger; but her job is really, really ‘ace’…
Publishing is a notoriously tough industry to break into, and some of the most popular careers can be found in the publicity departments of independent publishing houses. Emma Marijewycz was lucky enough to get her hands on one of these coveted positions. We know you’re jealous, but don’t vent your frustration by destroying your local Waterstones. Read this article instead. It might even give you some inspiration…
Does a client secondment at Arsenal Football Club and an international secondment in Singapore as part of a training contract with a magic circle firm sound like your dream job? We thought so! Nick Johnston graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Classics and English and initially worked in publishing before switching to law. He started his training contract with Slaughter and May in 2012 – and he hasn’t looked back since!
With students leaving university under increasing levels of debt and more competition for job opportunities for graduates than ever before, university is no longer the only go-to destination for young people with the ambition to build a prosperous and fulfilling career. Thomas Lines, who joined Jaguar Land Rover’s (JLR) Higher Apprenticeship Scheme last year, tells us about his career so far with one of the world’s most iconic automotive manufacturers.