Personal and Professional Development Updates, November 2020

Events

The Creative Coalition Festival

Free, online, open-access
9th -11th November 2020

Creative Coalition 2020 is a festival like no other. With a unique blend of ground-breaking discussions, immersive live performances and enhanced networking opportunities, this is the must-attend (from the comfort of your own home) event of year and we want you there.

Therefore, we have taken the decision to make the festival fully open-access to reach all of those who need support, guidance and inspiration at this time.

BAFTA Guru Live: Shaping Your Story

Thursday  12th November 2020, 5:30 pm
Online – Zoom Webinar

Storytelling is at the heart of what we do and runs across all crafts and mediums. Register online

Hear from our panel as they discuss their creative approaches, how they generate ideas, shape narratives and engage audiences.

THE 2030 MOVEMENT: A GLOBAL FREE FESTIVAL TO BOOST YOUR SKILLS

Free, online
16th-20th November 2020

We get it, 2020 has been the year we want to press the skip button on. Following on from our amazing day festival last year, we are going to do it all again. But why not make it a week. This week is all about gaining skills to dominate the next decade (or at least get through 2021!)

Conversations with Black Creatives

Tuesday 17th November 2020

Organised by the Design Council; see more information on the Design Council Website

You can book your ticket via EventBrite

Red Bull Racing Factory – Collaborative Working  webinar

17th November 2020, 6 pm
Free to students from UK universities

Livestreamed lecture from the Red Bull Racing Factory in Milton Keynes. Delivered by Zoe Chilton (Head of Technical Partnerships), the Lecture will take students on a step-by-step journey of how different departments in the racing team collaborate to turn an initial drawing into a 950-horsepower race-winning machine. There will also be an interactive Q&A with an Aerodynamic Design Engineer; giving students the opportunity to gain further technical insight.

Placements

Scholarship Opportunities  British Vogue and BMW – Deadline 11th Dec 2020

British Vogue and BMW UK have partnered to launch the first British Vogue / BMW UK Scholarship Programme. This is a unique opportunity for you to join a 4-month paid placement, beginning in 2021, across both British Vogue and BMW UK’s offices in central London and Farnborough.

There will be 3 placements, each four months in duration across 2021. There is no set commencement date. You must be available for the full duration working full time.

The application deadline is Friday 11 December 2020. More information can be found on the Conde Nast Careers website.

Work/Placement opportunities through Workfinder

A range of work opportunities that are currently on offer. You can find more information emailing:  Placements-Internships[@]gold.ac.uk or visit the Workfinder website

Marketing for Business Growth Placement 
Company: 3Realms Digital
Length: Two weeks +
Salary: £6.45-£8.72 per hour (dependant on age)
Placements Available: 1
We are an In-House, End To End Service. Spanning Everything From Strategy & Planning To Design, Creative, Innovation AND Technical Development AND Build A DISRUPTIVE Transformational Digital Agency.

Creative Digital Marketing Placement 
Company: SportsWearCode
Length: Two weeks +
Salary: £6.45-£8.72 per hour (dependant on age)
Placements Available: 1
A blog reviewing all sportswear items, clothing and latest releases. Informing you of what the correct sportswear code is to follow.

Design Brand Collateral Placement 
Company: SportsWearCode
Length: Two weeks +
Salary: £6.45-£8.72 per hour (dependant on age)
Placements Available: 1
A blog reviewing all sportswear items, clothing and latest releases. Informing you of what the correct sportswear code is to follow

UX Testing and Analysis Placement 
Company: Ecospend Technologies Ltd
Length: Two weeks +
Salary: £6.45-£8.72 per hour (dependant on age)
Placements Available: 2
We are your Open Banking powerhouse, with an industry-leading technology platform for payments and data services.