SED Opportunity Digest – 10 June 2023 – Concise Version

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Don’t forget your careers service is open all year round and can help with finding jobs, making great applications and becoming more confident in interviews. Book an appointment or email your careers consultant Fliss Bush

Free events you should make the most of the summer with this weekend:

Queer & Now – A free entry (just turn up) festival at Tate Britain including a queer marketplace, performances and talks.

River Stage – the Glory Takeover – Drag and camp classics for free on the Southbank outside the National Theatre

From QMUL, Partners & Friends

Peopling the Palaces must end Sunday 11 June!

Peopling the Palaces is back from 3-11 June with performances, talks, screenings, socials and workshops. All for free. Everyone is welcome.

Still to come:

Fragility, Festivals, Funding and other F- words in Live Art

Nando Messias / TransMission: Sissy TV

Ascension by Shaun Caton

Outside QMUL

Are you passionate about helping those experiencing homelessness? 

Don’t miss our upcoming career fair for the homelessness service sector in a month’s time, organised by Greater London Authority, London Councils, HomelessLink, Bloomberg Associates and Department for Work and Pensions (DWP):  Date: Monday 10 July Location: Boxpark, Wembley, HA9 0JTTime: 10am–3pm 

There will be 30+ homelessness organisations, health partners and local authorities with current vacancies in the homelessness sector. Attendees can learn more about a career in the homelessness and rough sleeping sector, meet with employers and learn about specific opportunities on offer. The career fair is open to the public, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Register now to attend and learn about these organisations and their current vacancies:

Register Today

STEP – 12-month paid traineeship for young East Londoners wanting to step into careers in the creative & cultural sectors

This summer, our Shared Training and Employment Programme STEP returns for its 8th iteration as the previously annual paid traineeship getting young East Londoners into local creative jobs will take place more frequently – increasing employment opportunities for young East Londoners aged 18-30 brimming with new ideas, creative energy and timely perspectives – as they’re matched with our committed and every growing partner employers.

  • Museums & Galleries
  • Film, Music, TV, Radio, Broadcast & Production
  • Advertising, PR, Marketing, Print Media & Publishing
  • Theatre & Dance

Find out more and apply

Journalism Hub is packed with resources

You will find information about workshops, work experiences, newsletters, awards, mentoring schemes, funds, networking opportunities, toolkits and more!

See the resources

OPPORTUNITY: Roundhouse workshops

Develop your skills and network in filmmaking, podcasting and media production with the Roundhouses’ captivating workshops.

Dates: 2 June – 10 July

Find out more

How do institutions choreograph us?

ICA, Tuesday 20 June, 1-5.30pm

Booking link: 

How is visitors’ movement choreographed while visiting a museum or gallery? And what choreographies go on in the office, the box office, or the street outside? Join us for an afternoon to think through these questions collaboratively, with artists and art professionals’ presentations, collective discussions, and an option to take part in a spatial game, a movement workshop or a guided walk.

The Scheme – Penguin Trainee Scheme

Make your mark by spending six months between Sept 23- March 24 working with the best at the leading UK publisher. You’ll immerse yourself within one of our business areas, geared up to support you as you make decisions for yourself and contribute to our shared mission to make books for everyone.

Apply before 21 June

Decolonizing Sonic Heritage Spaces – Knowledge Exchange Workshop

Monday 19th June 2023, 9.15am to 5.15pm

Department of Performing Arts, City, University of London.

Room AG09, College Building, St John Street, London ECC1V 0HB.

This HEIF-supported knowledge exchange event will bring together curators, heritage professionals, sound artists and scholars to explore sound as a form of public engagement, learning, and critique in heritage spaces, with a focus on centring previously marginalised stories and voices.

All welcome! This will be an in person event.

Advance registration is requested for catering purposes:

Masterclass: Getting The Most Out Of Interviewees & Asking The Right Questions

Book here

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