WSA Careers Week 2021

Monday 22 February - Friday 26 February

If you're looking for work experience within the creative industries, career advice and guidance, are interested in working as a freelancer or starting your own business, or need help with your portfolio, CV or cover letter - WSA Careers Week is for you!

We've worked in partnership with the University's Careers and Employability team to bring you our events, workshops and webinars.

WSA Careers Week 2021
Career Planning - Getting Started

Career Planning - Getting Started

This 45-minute interactive webinar will support you in exploring the process of getting started with your Career Planning.

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LinkedIn Labs

LinkedIn Labs

Make sure your LinkedIn profile is ready to best show your skills and experience and help you land your dream career! We are running two Labs this week - both dates can be viewed on our calendar.

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Work Experience Talk

Work Experience Talk

Are you looking for opportunities to improve your CV, strengthen your employability skills or maybe even just to earn some extra cash? Find out how the Work Experience Programmes run by Careers & Employability could help you!

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Start-Up VISA Talk

Start-Up VISA Talk

Are you an international student who has plans to start a business in the UK after graduating? Find out about the University's Start-Up VISA programme in this session led by the Student Enterprise Team.

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Working in the Not-For-Profit Sector

Working in the Not-For-Profit Sector

Did you know you can have a thriving and diverse career working in the charity sector? This talk will highlight the different job roles within charities and opportunities for growing a successful career in the sector and some tips to get into the Chartered industry of fundraising.

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Fashion Design, Textile Design and Fashion Marketing & Management - Live Q&A Careers Panel
Fashion Design, Textile Design and Fashion Marketing & Management - Live Q&A Careers Panel

PGT Programme Leads and Coordinators give a valuable insight into their experience of working in the fashion industry, the barriers they faced, what worked to their advantage and how the industry really works.

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Portfolio Talk
Portfolio Talk

For top tips on how to make, present, share and talk though your portfolio.

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Digital Design - Live Q&A Careers Panel
Digital Design - Live Q&A Careers Panel

Professionals from the industry will share their career journey and expertise. Ask your questions and how the industry really works.

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Fine Art & Curation - Live Q&A Panel
Fine Art & Curation - Live Q&A Panel

Professionals from the industry will share their career journey and expertise. Make sure to bring your questions!

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Phone and Video Interviews Masterclass
Phone and Video Interviews Masterclass

The 'new normal' means a remote job interview is almost guaranteed should you be a lucky shortlisted candidate. This workshop with give techniques and examples of good and bad interview responses to help you perfect your approach.

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The Chinese Labour Market in Covid Times
The Chinese Labour Market in Covid Times

Michael Bastin (Fashion Marketing and Branding Programme Leader) presents a Chinese labour market update. This session will give a valuable insight into what to expect if you are searching and applying for jobs in China soon.

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