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From MA History to a Career in Digital Marketing

By Stanley Dunthorne, MA History I enjoyed studying history but chose to leave academia at the end of my masters. After a few months working in sales/account management role for a local IT company, I decided this wasn’t right for me. I started exploring a career in digital marketing and soon secured a role as a Digital Marketing Executive with …

From MSci Physics to Pay-Per-Click Specialist

By Jonathan Catton, MSci (Hons) Physics My journey from physicist to digital marketer was by no means straightforward. When I started at University my plan was to go into industry as I wanted to do something practical with my learning – that’s why I chose physics rather than maths. However, during my degree I came …

Finding Your Niche as a Freelancer

If you’ve decided to go freelance, no doubt you’ve been searching the internet for tips and tricks on where to start, how to find clients and the best ways to grow a business. You may have come across this piece of common advice: pick a niche. Most successful freelancers will advise you to specialise and …

How Many Ways Can You Get Paid To Work With Words?

By Laura Sage, final year, BA Hons English Writing is a wonderful hobby, and an excellent skill to help you achieve success in life. I myself have always been an avid writer, from the stories I wrote as a kid to the blogs I produce now for Careers. I have always known I wanted to write …

How a Spotlight On… Event Led To My Internship

By Laura Sage, final year, BA Hons English Or should I say, a couple of Spotlight On… events. I was in my second year when I first attended a Spotlight On… I’d been interested in working in marketing or advertising for a while, so I signed up for Spotlight On… Advertising, Marketing and PR.  Initial thoughts …

Spotlight On… Advertising, Marketing and PR

By Hannah Smith, student blogger On 24 February I attended the Spotlight On… Advertising, Marketing, and PR event hosted by Careers with a stellar line-up from advertising agencies and cultural public relations (PR) start-ups to a consumer goods supplier. I left the event feeling full-to-the-brim with possibilities! The five guest speakers from AMVBBDO, The Dairy, Saatchi …

Claudia kick-starts her career in the marketing world at Lakeside!

By Claudia Ferlisi, BA English Studies (2012), MA Art History (2013), Arts Marketing Intern at Lakeside Arts Centre My arts marketing internship has been my first real opportunity to progress my career since leaving The University of Nottingham. It’s great that the university is still supporting me on the next step of my journey and that I’m …

The Faculty of Arts Futures Festival

Anna White, Employability Officer, Faculty of Arts These first weeks of term can be quite intense. You’re socialising with new flatmates and fellow students, exploring all the opportunities that university has to offer, and getting more flyers than you can read. You might also be starting to think about your career goals, wondering what you’d …