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 there regularly. This list has been put together based on the careers our students and graduates from each course typically go into.
Chartered Society of Designers http://www.csd.org.uk
Association of Illustratorshttp://www.theaoi.com/
The Design Business Associationhttp://www.dba.org.uk
Most companies advertise jobs on their own websites so do check there. For example, Framestore internship programme runs over the summer for final year students, and is advertised on their website from March each year.
The Mill also has a two-month internship programme running throughout the year for final year students.
There are loads of job listing sites out there but many only advertised positions for experienced designers. Below are some schemes you can try.
Advertising industry graduate & internship schemes
Closing dates and details all available on the IPA site.
AD school: Penultimate year students – spend 6 weeks in 3 leading London agencies.
Ogilvy run a successful Summer internship scheme for second year Ravensbourne students enrolled on any of our courses. The scheme runs from June to September and you will work on real live briefs as part of a team.
Ogilvy provide full support and mentoring to the chosen applicants and all roles are paid a London Living Wage.
Many of the summer interns have continued into full time employment with Ogilvy after graduation and have come from a wide variety of course disciplines from photography through to design to digital film.
For more information on the internship please contact email@example.com
Other relevant job sites
There are loads of job listing sites out there on the the internet but many only advertised positions for experienced designers. Here are a few to get you started:
The first stop for all Ravensbourne students and graduates looking for work.
Chartered society of Designers jobs boardhttp://www.csd.org.uk/index.aspx?id=255
Recruitment consultancies that carry entry-level jobs:
3D and animation jobs
Computer Graphics World http://www.cgw.com/
Sky Academy Arts Scholarships are open to artists aged 18-30 and are designed to help emerging talent from a range of disciplines to develop their work and take their careers to the next level.
Hiive - Creative Skillsethttps://app.hiive.co.uk
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 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.
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.