CAREERS IN... Visual Arts

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Careers Info Online applications Business directories Professional bodies Related Media & Docs

Careers information, graduate recruiters and jobs

Prospects – Graduate Careers Website – find graduate jobs and postgraduate courses.

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Log in to Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events from your chosen sector.

ACM Jobs – Jobs website for people in the Arts, Culture and Media sectors.

Crafts Council – The national development agency for the contemporary crafts in the UK. – International film and TV production services and job search.

Media Jobs London – This is a Twitter feed for Media jobs in London. Very Useful (if you want work in London)

People Per Hour – Every day thousands of small businesses use this site to hire top talent remotely for small projects or a few hours per week.

Voluntary Arts – Provides information, volunteering/job oportunities and training within the voluntary arts sector.

Wiki Festivals Volunteering – Festival Jobs and Volunteering opportunities.

Online publications

ArtsProfessional – The website of ArtsProfessional magazine – covers UK arts news, projects, jobs, training, events, and creative and cultural issues.

a-n Magazine – a-n is the artist’s information company and provides information on a wide range of activities and industry insights within contemporary visual arts.

Business directories and employers

Arts Hub – Jobs, careers and news for the arts and creative industry.

Axis – Online resource for contemporary art.

BBC – The BBC’s website offers a varied range of sites including news, sport, community, education, children’s, and lifestyle sites, with TV programme support, TV and radio on demand via BBC iPlayer, and easy-to-use web search from the BBC.

D&AD – An educational charity that represents the global creative, design and advertising communities.

Professional bodies and organisations

Arts Council of Wales – Overview of the Arts Council of Wales’ work, funding information and also an arts database of Wales’ arts organisations and practitioners.

g39’s Wales Artist Resource Programme – g39’s Wales Resource Programmes offers support and advice for artists across Wales.

Related Media

Arts, creative arts and humanities – What do graduates do? presents information on what graduates are doing after they graduate.

Guardian Careers Talk Podcast Will an arts degree get you a job?