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EXPLORING YOUR FUTURE IN HUMANITIES Monday 23rd – Friday 27th January 2017 Plymouth University Find out more at www.plymu.ni/AHweek17


WELCOME TO EXPLORING YOUR FUTURE IN HUMANITIES CAREERS WEEK 2017

“It is a great pleasure to have so many prominent and hugely experienced professionals to relay first-hand their experiences, stories and insights into the exciting world of work students will be entering. I look forward to everyone being both informed and inspired!” Dr. Steve Butts, Associate Dean of Teaching & Learning – Faculty of Arts and Humanities

We are pleased to host a week of workshops, interactive sessions and competitions that allow for networking and the exchange of ideas. These sessions are open to any student interested in exploring how you can use your degree within the world of Arts & Humanities. These workshops are designed to help you:

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Explore career options, hearing from inspirational graduates and professionals about their career journeys and their advice for success

Understand the wealth of transferable skills your degree equips you with and how this enhances your employability

Challenge yourself to develop and grow your professional network, explore new ideas and take part in new experiences such as the FLUX competition and the employer networking evening


Welcome to your Careers & Employability Service! The Careers & Employability Service delivers a range of support and activities across the year to help you develop your key employability skills, meet employers and explore the wide variety of career paths open to you. Our service includes:

• Help  to find part-time jobs, placements, internships and graduate roles • Support with exploring career options, CVs, applications and interviews • One to one guidance appointments • Accelerate skills development workshops • Employer events – recruitment fairs, presentations and workshops, networking evenings and practice interviews • Employer Mentoring Scheme • The Plymouth Award • Skills competitions ...to name just a few! Drop in to the Careers & Employability Hub in RLB for advice and information or check us out by visiting:

 plymuniemp  @plymuniemp  www.plymouth.ac.uk /employability  01752 587456 3


WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK? These events are open to all Plymouth University students and recent graduates; however, we have highlighted some sessions that are particularly beneficial for either Arts or Humanities students: Great for Arts students Great for Humanities students Great for Arts & Humanities students

MONDAY 23 JANUARY Signing up to these popular talks is essential. To make sure you don’t miss out, book via our online events calendar: www.plymu.ni/AHweek17 TIME & LOCATION

DESCRIPTION

10:00 – 11:00 Room 304, RLB

‘Options with your humanities degree’ Annette Daly, Plymouth University Careers & Employability Service www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/options-with-your-humanities-degree-tickets-30219967737

11:00 – 12:00 Room 304, RLB

‘Your career options with MA Publishing’ Peter Jones, Plymouth University www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/your-career-options-with-ma-publishing-tickets-30162269159

12:00 – 13:00 Room 304, RLB

‘‘Artist residencies’ Annette Daly, Plymouth University Careers & Employability Service www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/artist-residencies-what-they-involve-the-benefitshow-to-find-them-tickets-30220554492

13:00 – 14:00, Room 304, RLB

‘Enhance your CVs and applications’ Helen Smith, Plymouth University www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/enhance-your-cvs-and-applications-tickets-30123135108

15:00 – 16:00 Room 304, RLB

‘Improve your interview technique’ Helen Smith, Plymouth University www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/improve-your-interview-technique-tickets-30123427984

16:00 – 17:00 Room 304, RLB

‘More career opportunities than you realise’ Emma Hewitt, Building Plymouth www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/building-plymouth-more-career-opportunities-than-you-realise-registration-30350869267

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*These dates and times may be subject to change, please check the website for up-to-date information


WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK? TUESDAY 24 JANUARY

Signing up to these popular talks is essential. To make sure you don’t miss out, book via our online events calendar: www.plymu.ni/AHweek17 TIME & LOCATION

DESCRIPTION

10:00 – 11:00 Room 206, RLB

‘Barratt Developments – career paths you may not have considered’ Jasmine Philpot, Plymouth University Graduate, Barratt Developments www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/barratt-developments-career-paths-you-may-not-have-considered-registration-30160448714

11:00 – 12:00 Room 206, RLB

‘Making the most of your degree show’ Annette Daly, Plymouth University Careers & Employability Service www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/making-the-most-of-your-degree-show-tickets-30221015872

12:00 – 13:00 Room 303, RLB

‘Prepare for the employer networking evenings’ Nina Kearney, Plymouth University Careers & Employability Service www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/accelerate-prepare-for-the-employer-networking-evening-tickets-29015941462

13:00 – 14:00 Room 206, RLB

‘Prepare and deliver presentations confidently’ Helen Smith, Plymouth University Careers & Employability Service www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/prepare-and-deliver-presentations-confidently-tickets-30123761983

14:00 – 15:00 Room 206, RLB

‘Transferable skills pay the bills – the employability power of an English student’ Emily Packer, Plymouth University Graduate www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/transferable-skills-pay-the-bills-the-employability-power-of-an-english-student-tickets-30349766970

14:00 – 15:00 J. Craigie LT, RLB

‘Helping you find your best job match’ Derek Lefley & Gina Swann, Teaching Personnel www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/teaching-personnel-helping-you-find-your-best-jobmatch-registration-26195806362

14:00 - 15:00 Room 207, RLB

‘Graduate identities – building a creative industry career in the South West’ Lucy Hirst & Elliott Pettifer www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/graduate-identities-building-a-career-in-the-creativeindustries-in-the-south-west-tickets-30486041571

15:00 – 16:00 Room 206, RLB

‘Postgraduate opportunities’ Teri Baillie, James Harper & Brantley Rogers, Plymouth University www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/postgraduate-opportunities-in-performing-arts-tickets-30486572158

*These dates and times may be subject to change, please check the website for up-to-date information

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WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK? WEDNESDAY 25 JANUARY TIME & LOCATION

DESCRIPTION

11:00 – 12:00 Room 207, RLB

‘Teaching for arts & humanities graduates’ Kenneth Howgill, Plymouth University’s Careers & Employability Service www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/teaching-for-arts-humanities-graduates-tickets-30516786530

12:00 – 13:00 Room 206, RLB

‘Volunteering: where can it take you?’ Matt Lockett, UPSU Volunteering www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/upsu-volunteering-where-can-it-take-you-registration-30256046650

15:00 - 16:00 Room 206, RLB

‘Postgraduate study in arts & humanities’ Kenneth Howgill, Plymouth University’s Careers & Employability Service www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/postgraduate-study-in-arts-humanities-tickets-30516884824

THURSDAY 26 JANUARY TIME & LOCATION

DESCRIPTION

09:45 – 11:15 Room 111, BGB

‘Digital Garage by Google and Plymouth City Council’ Laura Norman, Claire Back & Melanie Rawles, Plymouth City Council www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/google-digital-garage-workshop-plymouth-city-council-registration-30254759801

10:00 – 11:00 Room 207, RLB

Community projects with the Theatre Royal Plymouth Amy Fisher, Sara Baldwin and Ben Lyons-Ross, Theatre Royal Plymouth www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/theatre-royal-plymouth-community-projects-producers-tickets-30918378703

11:00 – 12:00 Room 206, RLB

‘What’s it like to work in publishing?’ Helen Johnston & Rachel Stiles, Immediate Media www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/immediate-media-whats-it-like-to-work-in-publishing-registration-29977763297

12:00 – 13:00 Room 206, RLB

‘The art of networking’ Helen Smith, Plymouth University’s Careers & Employability Service www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-art-of-networking-tickets-30122750959

13:00 – 14:00 Room 206, RLB

‘A day in the life of an editor’ Paul Burton, The Plymouth Herald www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/plymouth-herald-a-day-in-the-life-of-an-editor-registration-29978189572

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*These dates and times may be subject to change, please check the website for up-to-date information


WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK?

THURSDAY 26 JANUARY - CONTINUED TIME & LOCATION

DESCRIPTION

14:00 – 15:00 Room 206, RLB

‘Arts funding & partnerships’ Dominic Jinks, Plymouth Culture www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/plymouth-culture-arts-funding-partnerships-tickets-30920304463

14:00 – 15:30 Room 207, RLB

‘Alternative architecture & portfolio surgery’ Abigail Banfield., Aros Architects www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alternative-architecture-portfolio-surgery-tickets-30920780888

14:00 – 15:00 J Craigie LT, RLB

Street Factory Dance Studios Toby Gorniak, Street Factory CIC www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/street-factory-cic-using-hip-hop-to-change-lives-tickets-30891287673

15:00 – 16:00 Room 206, RLB

‘A day in the life of a PZ heritage restorer’ Terry Binns & Annie Starkey, PZ Conservation CIC www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-pz-heritage-restorer-traineetickets-30288957086

15:00 – 16:00, J Craigie LT, RLB

‘Career pathways in dance’ Laura Henry, Exim Dance Company & Rachel Banham, Plymouth Dance www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/career-opportunities-in-dance-registration-30485172973

15:00 – 16:00, Room 304, RLB

‘Teaching drama-based subjects at secondary level’ Jo Lock Smith, Plymouth University www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/teaching-drama-based-subjects-at-secondary-level-tickets-30485533050

17:00 – 20:00 Careers & Employability Hub, RLB

Arts & Humanities networking evening and the creative CV awards ceremony www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/arts-humanities-networking-evening-tickets-25952103440

*These dates and times may be subject to change, please check the website for up-to-date information

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WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK? FRIDAY 27 JANUARY TIME & LOCATION

DESCRIPTION

10:00 – 11:00 Room 206, RLB

‘Starting a creative business’ Eleanor Browne, Formation Zone www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/insight-to-starting-a-creative-business-registration-30353339656

10:00 – 11:00 Room 207, RLB

‘A career in heritage’

11:00 – 12:00 Room 207, RLB

‘Now you see me, now you don’t – the end of demographics’ Richard Bennett and Ame Verso, F & W Media International www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/f-w-media-international-now-you-see-me-now-youdont-the-end-of-demographics-registration-30295710285

12:00 – 13:00 Room 207, RLB

‘Freelancing – getting paid! How to write an effective invoice’ Ed Bremner, BremWeb Imaging www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/freelancing-getting-paid-how-to-write-an-effectiveinvoice-tickets-30484632356

13:00 – 14:00 Room 207, RLB

‘Freelancing for creatives’ Kenneth Howgill, Plymouth University’s Careers & Employability Service www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/freelancing-for-creatives-tickets-30517078403

13:00 - 14:00 Room 206, RLB

‘Early career development & volunteering in the cultural sector’ Sam Jackman, Plymouth City Council www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/plymouth-city-museum-art-gallery-early-career-development-and-volunteering-in-the-cultural-sector-tickets-30951356340

14:00 – 15:00 Room 207, RLB

‘Getting into media careers’ Kenneth Howgill, Plymouth University’s Careers & Employability Service www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/getting-into-media-careers-tickets-30517133568

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Laura Blight, Plymouth Arts & Heritiage & Stacey Anderson, SW Film and Television Archive

www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-career-in-heritage-registration-30889345865

*These dates and times may be subject to change, please check the website for up-to-date information


ARTS & HUMANITIES NETWORKING EVENING Thursday 26th January 2017 5pm–8pm, Careers & Employability Hub, RLB A fun evening of networking and canapés, the Arts & Humanities Networking Evening is a great opportunity to meet industry professionals, ask questions and build contacts. The event is open to all students, to find out more and book:

www.bit.ly/plymevents

Supported by

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Gallery Remember to check out the Creative CV competition entries that will be on display throughout the week outside the Careers & Employability Hub, RLB. There are over 40 entries to view. All CVs will be judged against three main criteria: creativity, presentation and content. A panel of judges including creative industry professionals will choose the three final winners. The winners will be announced at a prize-giving ceremony on Thursday 26 January during the ‘Exploring Your Future in Arts and Humanities’ Networking Evening, part of the Arts & Humanities Careers Week.

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CONTACT US The Careers & Employability Hub, Ground Floor, Roland Levinsky Building  employability@plymouth.ac.uk  01752 587456  PlymUniEmp  @Plymuniemp 11

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