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So, You Want to Break Into the Television Industry?

By Debra Henson, Senior Careers Adviser The first thing you need to know about television is that it’s competitive. You must have passion and perseverance. Consider why you want to work in this industry, and what you think that actually means. ‘Working in television’ could mean a career that takes many different shapes and sizes. I …

Spotlight On… Science and the Media

By Frances Moxham, student blogger and student of medical physiology and therapeutics. When I stumbled across an email inviting students to attend the Spotlight On… Science and the Media, I immediately responded saying, “Yes please”. The job role of ‘Science Communication’ was something I had never heard of prior to a careers meeting at the …

CSN CV and Networking Event

By Laura Estrop, Social Media Officer I recently attended an event run by the Creative Student Network, or CSN for short, which is a student society run by Dr Elizabeth Evans, a film and television lecturer at the University. Their networking event gave students the chance to meet and talk with University alumni who now …

Getting Into the Media

By Suzanne McGregor, Careers and Employability Consultant Do you want a career in broadcasting and programme making? Having attended a recent Royal Television Society conference with speakers from news channels, the BBC and independent production companies, I’ve put together 10 top tips for getting into the media. 1. It’s not where you start that matters …

Using your revision to generate career ideas

How do you revise? Thinking about how you work can be a useful way to generate ideas about the kind of environment you’d like to go into after leaving Nottingham. We explore careers that might suit the common types of reviser that emerge in the lead up to exams. The negotiator Without your input, group …

Online Q&A round-up part 1

By Jan Perrett, Careers Adviser, Careers and Employability Service  Missed our online Q&A?  We’ve compiled a selection of the questions that were put to us and the advice from our careers adviser. Remember, you’ll have the opportunity to put your questions to one of our careers advisers at our next online Q&A on Thursday 20 …