Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Monday 22nd January 2018 | Manchester, UK

Careers Column

university-1Throughout this year there will be a vast amount of careers events run by the careers service, which any of you may attend. These events are course based, aimed at history students, and also school based, for arts, languages and cultures students meaning that there will be an event for any kind of career path or industry you could ask for.

The Media Club! This Month.
The Media Club is a great way for students to interact with peers and alumni in order to find out about pursuing a career in the media. Interested in PR, Television, Radio, or Advertising? Then this club is for you.

Join the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/mcrmediaclub/

What is it like to work in Television?
Tuesday 21st October, 5.15-6.30pm, Room 5.4 Crawford House.
Meet Helen Tongue, Managing Director and Executive Producer of Title Role Productions. A great opportunity to find out what it is like to work in television from someone who runs her own production company.

Want to work in Newspapers?
Tuesday 23rd October, 5.15-6.30pm, Room 5.4 Crawford House.
Meet Paul Gallagher, Digital Innovations Editor of the Manchester Evening News. Find out about the different roles involved with working within a newspaper and how to find relevant work experience.

Interested in PR?
Thursday 20th November, 5.15-6.30pm, Room 5.4 Crawford House.
Claire Boyd from Havas PR will be giving a talk explaining what it is like to work in PR, what the different roles are, and how to successfully find and apply for opportunities.

Other Events:

Teamwork Challenge
Monday 27th & Tuesday 28th October (Reading Week).
An undergraduate workshop designed for SALC students. The challenge will involve you working in a team to develop a proposal and pitch your ideas to a panel of professionals. Spaces are limited so register now!

Meet the Professionals: Alumni in Charities and Public Sector
Thursday 6th November (Location TBC).
A great opportunity to have face to face conversations and network with Manchester alumni who now work within charities and the public sector.

Law Careers for SALC Students
Wednesday 12th November (Location TBC)
Ever considered a career in law? Come along to this event to meet solicitors and barristers who will inform you about how to successfully follow in their footsteps.

Spaces are limited so make sure you sign up soon!
To confirm your place at any of these events please visit: http://www.careers.manchester.ac.uk/careerslink/

Keep up to date on future events!
Join The University of Manchester History Society Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/UoMHistorySociety/?fref=ts

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