Rosemary Koper, MA Film Studies graduate I’m currently in the final week of a two month placement with British Film Institute Education team. Having completed an MA in Film Studies and being a regular visitor to the BFI Southbank cinemas, this placement struck me as the perfect opportunity to gain some valuable work experience with … More Graduate story: My work experience in Film
I graduated from Queen Mary with a degree in Film Studies in July 2017. I started on a joint programme of Film and Drama but switched to single honours Film after first year. I’d never studied either subject before and quickly realised that I was passionate about cinema. Alongside my studies I worked as a … More Graduate story: Paul Webb, QMSU Volunteering Coordinator
There is no fixed route for getting into TV, which means it is important to be flexible, open minded and proactive in seeking out opportunities. and building your network of contacts. It is common to start with work experience positions, even once you have a degree, and then work your way up. Work experience and junior … More Finding work in TV
Think advertising and media agencies and the traditional association is with arts and humanities students. After all, it’s all about being creative, right? According to the media agencies making up GroupM, part of the WPP global advertising and marcomms group, there’s been a significant shift towards recruiting graduates from a broader range of disciplines. Whereas … More STEM, Finance and Business graduates – the new ‘Madmen’?
Think you need to be a computer science graduate to work in the digital industry? Think again. Even if you don’t fancy yourself as the next Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg, there are still plenty of roles within the digital industry for you. Careers in the digital industry are not just for those who can … More Could there be a career in the digital industry for you?
Bex Coxon Graduated from Queen Mary in 2012 with a BA in English and Drama. A few months on, she is working for the BBC with a view to pursue a career in Media. We caught up with Bex to see how she developed her CV (and herself!) for a career in the media: You … More Student Story: Getting into the media
The videos from the first ever Media Summit are now live on our YouTube page. Take a look and find out whether our guests think it’s best to specialise or if they argue that variety is the spice of media life. Channel 4 Dispatches journalist, Hannah Livingston, gives great advice to those wanting to get … More How To Get Into Media: Tips From Industry Insiders