SED Opportunity Digest – 28 July 2022

Welcome to our latest round up of events, opportunities and schemes that may help you meet collaborators, improve your career prospects or simply broaden your horizons.

Please let us know if you have any suggestions for the next edition via sed-web@qmul.ac.uk

Don’t forget your careers service is open all summer and can help with finding jobs, applications and interviews. Book an appointment or email your careers consultant Charlotte Brown.

From QMUL, Partners & Friends

Student Consultancy Project

Are you interested in gaining real-life work experience via an award-winning* programme? *Voted “Best Student Program” at the EY (Ernst & Young) Global Career Services Summit Awards 2022

Apply here: https://qmul.targetconnect.net/employerConnect/jobs.html?execution=e2s1&service=Careers+Service

People’s Palace Projects & Museum of Colour Hiring

We’re hiring a Finance & Administration Officer – part-time working for People’s Palace Projects and @MuseumofColour

We need someone for enhancing our financial team based in London, UK.

Apply until August 10th: https://peoplespalaceprojects.org.uk/en/workwithus/

Outside QMUL

Aziz Foundation Journalism Internships for British Muslims

Evening Standard Internship

The Aziz Foundation is delighted to be offering a 6-month paid editorial internship at the Evening Standard for a British Muslim looking to develop a career in journalism.

The Editorial Intern will have the opportunity to gain experience in research, social media and a range of in-depth projects alongside senior journalists. A demonstrable commitment to the media and experience across print and digital platforms is necessary for the role.

The role will be paid at London Living Wage and is a 6-month post. The internship is scheduled to run from 5 Sept 2022- 31 March 2023 (there can be some flexibility for the right candidate).

The successful candidate must be available to attend the office in London regularly during the internship.

Find out more about the role and how to apply here.

Deadline 9am, 22 August 2022

The Independent Internship

We’re offering a 6-month paid editorial internship at The Independent for a British Muslim looking to develop a career in journalism.

The Editorial Intern will work alongside senior journalists and gain experience in research, social media and a range of in-depth projects. A demonstrable commitment to the media and experience across print and digital platforms is necessary for the role. The candidate must also demonstrate knowledge of issues affecting British Muslim communities.

The role will be paid at London Living Wage and is a 6-month post. The internship is scheduled to run from 5 Sept 2022- 31 March 2023 (there can be some flexibility for the right candidate).

The successful candidate must be available to attend the office in London regularly during the internship.

Find out more about the role and how to apply here.

Deadline 9am, 22 August 2022

London Unseen: Tours, Trails and Events

Illustration of people attending a tour

Image: London Unseen detail by Natsko Seki, 2022

Heritage tours, trails and events from July – November 2022 from the Mayor of London’s Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm. We will be adding new events regularly over the season so make sure you check back and don’t miss out! 

  • British Empire Walking Tour – 1 August
  • Queer West-End Tour and Routes / Roots Workshop -11 August
  • Partition 75 Years On – A Very British History – 12 August

See the full programme

Free conference: Remixing the Classics – 9 August

A free, one-day, online conference exploring digital adaptations of classic literature, drama, and more

Book online

Closing soon

Boat Poets, Emerging Poet in Residence – Deadline 29 July

The House / Openreach Political Journalism Fellowship, Dods Group Ltd – Deadline 31 July

Exhibition Assistant at Somerset House – Deadline 1 August

Web Content Editor at Ordnance Survey – Deadline 7 August

Employment Support & Progression Co-ordinator at Film London – Deadline 8 August

Publicity Intern at London Film Festival – Deadline 9 August

Locations & Facilities Officer at Film London – Deadline 15 August

V&A East Curatorial Fellow – Deadline 22 August

Exhibition Hosts at 180 Strand – Deadline 31 August

Further sources of interesting events, opportunities and jobs are…

Apples & Snakes Artists Newsletter | Arts Admin E-Digest | ArtsJobs | BBC Academy | Creative Access (Jobs) | ERIC – Career + Opportunities App | JournoResources | Lectures.London | MediaBeans (media jobs) | QMUL Careers | Presspad | Run the Check | Tower Hamlets Arts | Write at Home (freelance writing opps)



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