The links below are relevant to Music and Sound and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities.
You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied. Take a look at Things you can do with your degree to discover more careers options.
To access a comprehensive listing of occupations visit Prospects Explore Types of Jobs
Prospects – Graduate Careers Website – Find graduate jobs and postgraduate courses.
- Explore types of jobs – Information on career sectors, occupations and graduate programmes.
- Search job vacancies – Graduate jobs.
- Explore job sectors – Refer to ‘Creative Arts and Culture’.
Creative Skillset – Contains useful career information for working in different creative sectors.
The Stage – information and job vacancies for and about theatre, music and performing arts.
RecordProduction.com – Information on how to find jobs in the music and recording industry. Includes various videos from established record producers giving advice.
BBC Introducing – Supports undiscovered, unsigned under the radar musicians.
The Music Producers Guild UK (MPG) – The MPG is a body that represents anyone involved in the production/creation of music.
Phonographic Performance Limited(PPL) – UK broadcast royalties collection society.
The School of Sound – A series of masterclasses exploring the art of sound with the moving image
The MCPS-PRS Alliance – A royalty collecting operation.
The Musicians’ Union – An organisation which represents musicians working in all sectors of the music business.
Search Music & Sound jobs on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.
Mandy.com – International film and TV production services and job search. Search for ‘sound’, ‘sound design’ and ‘music composer’.
Prospects – Search job vacancies – Graduate jobs
ACM Jobs – Jobs website for people in the Arts, Culture and Media sectors.
Guardian Jobs – Search by sector or by employer.
UK Music Jobs – A recruitment website for employment seekers in the music industry.
Superstars – Provides the opportunity to volunteer your drama skills in a school based environment.
Wiki Festivals Volunteering – Festival Jobs and Volunteering opportunities.
Volunteering Wales – Search for opportunities.
For general volunteering opportunities visit the Volunteering section of the Careers Website.
Youth Music – Youth Music is a UK-wide charity set up to provide high quality and diverse music-making opportunities for 0-18 year olds.
Search Music & Sound employers on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.
The White Book – An A-Z directory of specialist event contacts in the UK for event organisers.
The Unsigned Guide – Contacts and advice for the music industry in the UK.
Music Matchs – A recruitment website for employment seekers in the music industry. Includes database of employers.
AGCAS Industry Insight – Creative Arts and Culture – Includes information on roles, entry and progression, typical employers and trends.
AGCAS Industry Insight – Media – Includes information on roles, entry and progression, typical employers and trends.
– Arts, creative arts and humanities – 'What do graduates do?’ presents information on the employment of recent graduates.
Guardian Q & A – What’s it like to be a music producer?
Guardian Careers Talk Podcast – The Music Business.
Guardian Careers Talk Podcast – The Music Business, Sound Engineers.
Guardian Careers Talk Podcast – Conjuring a career in performing arts.
Guardian Careers Talk Podcast – Organising events and festivals.
The content of these sites is subject to change and not subject to the editorial control of the Careers Service and Unilife. If you come across a link which takes you to a poor quality or dysfunctional site, please contact the Careers Service and let us know, so the link can be removed.
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