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Amy is the industry liaison intern for the Animation Subject Area at Arts University Bournemouth. Her employers have said that it’s difficult to see a category where she has not made an impact! For her hard work, Amy was awarded Intern of the Year at the 2017 Creative & Cultural Skills Awards.
After graduating with a degree in illustration, Sarah Holden decided to focus more on design. She now works as a graphic design assistant and also a print maker, putting on collaborative exhibitions. She explained her role and how to get into design.
Simon is Head of Design on the comic 2000AD and at Rebellion Publishing, who also publish sci-fi/horror fiction.
What does an internship in preventative conservation look like? We heard from Rachael Garrett who was employed through the Northern Ireland Creative Employment with the National Trust.
Oliver is an electrician by training, but his love of theatre led him to a career at The Crescent Arts Centre. Oliver takes care of sound, lighting and sets for a broad range of the centre’s clients.
Stevie started designing for Terry de Havilland at university and has been part of the company ever since. She's involved in every aspect of shoe design, from initial research to fit testing.
Community Learning Officer, Zoe Carmichael, plans community programmes for families and young people at the Horniman Museum. She gives three ways to help you get involved in community learning.
What does a community arts apprentice do? We heard from apprentices employed through the Creative Employment Programme, starting with Simone Gayle from The Albany in London.
DanceEast, based at the Jerwood DanceHouse in Ipswich, is part of the Suffolk County Council Creative Employment Programme consortium. We met up with two apprentices and a marketing officer – who started as a paid intern – to talk about their experiences in the workplace so far.
Holly is in charge of developing drama and drama teaching at Trinity College London.
Seiso, Mpho, Letsebela and Wandile are technical production trainees for the South African Roadies Association, which provides young people with training and employment skills for the music tech industry. They discussed their experiences of working and learning so far.
An opportunity to work with a jeweller who specialised in precious stones helped Natalie build up the skills she had always wanted to learn. She is now a self-employed jeweller and gem specialist.
Hanna is a dramaturg at Tinderbox Theatre Company in Northern Ireland. She makes sure the various elements of a show communicate the director and designers' vision effectively.
While working in telesales, Peter discovered an interest in how people used their voices. He is now an established voice coach.
Francasa knew that entering the close-knit Northern Irish music industry was going to be a challenge, but her internship with Champion Sound Music Management gave her the perfect entry into the industry. We spoke to her about her role.
Peter Sillitoe is the Research Associate for the Shalt Project (Shakespearean London Theatres). He explains how he got into research and the path he chose.
With her college graduation approaching, Marissa saw the perfect opportunity to start applying for apprenticeships. She explains how she landed a role through the Creative Employment Programme and how being an apprentice has helped her become more passionate about the future.
Bob Christer designs and runs workshops with educational theatre company Speakeasy. He believes the key to getting into theatre is volunteering.
Hannah Dilworth is an education producer at Opera North, having started there as an admin assistant.
After getting a part in Grease, Toby launched a long career in musical theatre. He now teaches singing and still performs with a band.
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