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 there regularly. This list has been put together based on the careers our students and graduates from each course typically go into.

Useful organisations

Charterd Society Of Designers

Chartered Society of Designers


Association of Illustrators

Design Buisness Association

The Design Business Association

Job listings

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.

Creative PioneersOgilvy

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

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:

Ravensbourne Blue Logo Nostrap

Ravensbourne Agency


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

Charterd Society Of Designers

Chartered society of Designers jobs board

Creative Choices Logos Campbell Rowley

Creative and Cultural Skills

Recruitment agencies

Recruitment consultancies that carry entry-level jobs:

Source LP

Source - Lipton Fleming

3D and animation jobs

Computer Graphics World logo

Computer Graphics World


Sky Academy

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 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.

The Dots

The Dots

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.

Design scholarships

J. Walter Thompson (JWT)

Deadline: 31st of May 2015

Location: Knightsbridge, London

JWT are offering a scholarships to female students in design industries. Successful applicants will be awarded £10,000 towards their studies and an internship at JWT London.

Criteria for taking part:

  • Be female.
  • Be registered as a student at one of the designated HLR participating undergraduate and/or portfolio schools. Ravensbourne is on the HLR approved list, however you can find more information on their downloadable document
  • Show creative talent and promise.
  • Maintain satisfactory academic and creative progress as determined by your institute. If the scholarship recipient leaves the school/institute by transferring or cannot completing the program, the scholarship will be revoked.

If you are interested in this scholarship then please contact the careers and industry liaison team via email on

NOTE: If the recipient transfers to another approved school/institute, the committee will retain the option to review; however, in these transfer cases the scholarship will most likely transfer with the student.