Job and Industry sites

The internet should, in theory, be a job seekers' paradise but we know it can seem overwhelming. Most companies advertise jobs on their own websites so try to check them regularly. This list has been put together based on the careers our students and graduates from each course typically go into. 

Job websites

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Ravensbourne Agency


The first stop for all Ravensbourne students and graduates looking for work.


BAPLA - British Association of Picture Libraries & Agencies


PRA - Picture Research Association

Other useful areas to search for jobs

  • Scientific photographers - Vacancies for scientific photographers are advertised in specialist journals such as New Scientist, Police Review and the British Journal of Photography.
  • Forensic photographers - Vacancies in this field are advertised in the national press and journals such as New Scientist, Police Review and the British Journal of Photography.
  • Medical photographers - You will need specific training to work in this area at NHS Jobs.
  • Unit stills photography - Broadcasters sometimes advertise short contracts for stills photographers.

Useful industry sites

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Bppa - The British Press Photographers Association

Disabled Photographrers

DPS - Disabled Photographers Society

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NUJ - National Union of Photographers


Red Eye - The North West Photography Network


SWPP - Society of wedding & portrait photographers


Association of Black Photographers


Bureau of Freelance Photographers

The Dots

The Dots

The Dots is an online community of creative professionals, designed to connect creatives with jobs, collaborators and companies such as BBC, TATE, Net-a-Porter, Wolff Olins, Wieden Kennedy, Universal Music, Random International, AKQA, Condé Nast, Twitter, V&A, Guardian, Facebook, Ridley Scott Associates.

Hiive - Creative Skillset

Hiive - Creative Skillset

Hiive is a professional network for the creative industries, created by Skillset. It is targeted at companies, course providers and professionals at any stage in their creative career and offers networking opportunities and adverts for work.

Creative Access

Creative Access

Creative Access provide opportunities for paid internships in the creative industries for young people of graduate (or equivalent standard) from under-represented black, Asian and other non-white minority ethnic backgrounds (BAME). They aim to improve their chances of securing full-time jobs and, in the longer term, increase diversity and address the imbalance in the sector.