Promote your media talents May 21, 2012Posted by Kirsti Burton in : Media, The Careers Group Blogs , add a comment
Originally posted at QM Jobs Blog
Are you a student journalist, reporter, photographer, editor, broadcaster or blogger? Would you like some work experience at a major newspaper or a music magazine? Then read on.
The Guardian Student Media Awards 2012 asks students to submit their entries to one or more of the categories below
- Publication of the Year
- Website of the Year (1 June deadline)
- Reporter of the Year
- Feature Writer of the Year
- Columnist of the Year
- Critic of the Year in association with NME
- Photographer of the Year
- Digital Journalist of the Year
- Broadcast Journalist of the Year.
There is an opportunity for every contributor to your publication or station to win – so make sure you enter as many categories as possible.
However limited your resources, the experienced judging panel will recognise the kind of imagination and energy that will drive a successful career in media. Judges include media representatives from the Guardian, Channel 4 News and NME.
There are two deadlines to enter the competition:
Website of the Year - Friday 1 June 2012
All other categories - Friday 29 June 2012.
Winners will be awarded experience at the Guardian and NME. The shortlist will be announced in the supplement MediaGuardian in September. The winners will be revealed at the awards ceremony in November.
For more information please see the website.
As well as networking, working on projects is a key thing to do to get into media careers. If you do have such experience come to go to your careers service for advice about how to market it and if not visit us to gather ideas about getting relevant experience. For more information about working in media see the Prospects website.
Design the new front cover for the Finalist Directory August 3, 2011Posted by Andrew Falconer in : Marketing, The Careers Group , add a comment
The Careers Group, University of London is holding a competition to design the new front cover for our annual publication, The Finalist Directory. We are looking for something new and exciting that will stand out and attract the right audience.
The Finalist Directory is distributed to University of London College Careers Services in September each year and has a shelf life of approximately 6 months. The content includes several careers related articles, an A-Z listing of employment opportunities, an A-Z listing of postgraduate study opportunities and careers event listings.
Producing a winning design for the front cover would be an ideal addition to your portfolio and also ensure exposure of your design to a range of employers, as well as approximately 12,000 finalists from the following colleges: Goldsmiths, King’s College, Queen Mary, Royal Holloway, School of Oriental & African Studies, Specialist University of London Institutes & Colleges, St. Mary’s College and University College London. The winning designer will be acknowledged at the beginning of the publication.
- Size – A4, portrait
- Title – The Finalist Directory 2011 / 2012
- Tag line – The essential guide for graduate opportunities and postgraduate study options.
- Logo – The Careers Group logo should be in the bottom right hand corner
- Colour – full colour
How to enter: Email us to initially express your interest and we will send you a copy of The Careers Group logos and our brand requirements. Then send your design in high resolution pdf format by Tuesday 30 August at 5pm. Please remember to include your name and contact details, as well as a short paragraph explaining the ideas behind your design.