Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries

CCI Employability Day 2018

Not just another careers fair!

Be a part of the first ever creative careers event in the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI). Get a real insight into careers within the creative industries, speak with employers and get answers to your creative careers questions.

What's on the day?

  • Opening address delivered by Mediacom
  • Keynote speech, Careers in the Creative Industries
  • Skills sessions, where you can choose from:
    • Networking and Self-Presentation
    • CVs in the Creative Industries: An Employer’s Point of View
    • Resilience to Navigate the Career Wilderness
    • The Importance of Your Intellectual Property
  • Open Q&A session with alumni about their experiences in the creative industries, with insightful tips and advice
  • An information fair, featuring a range of key creative industry exhibitors
  • Meet the Employer: An opportunity to speak with employers over canapes and drinks
  • LinkedIn Photo Booth: Have your photo taken to build up your LinkedIn profile 

When and Where

  • Date: Wednesday 31 January 2018
  • Time: 13:00 – 18:00
  • Location: Eldon Building, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth PO1 2DJ

Exhibitors

External Organisations

3Cubed
3Cubed

3Cubed is an international specialist recruitment company of the virtual reality, alternative reality and artificial intelligence industries. It seeks partnerships with universities to offer students an exciting entrance in this rapidly expanding industry.

Climax/FreeJam
Climax Studios | Freejam | Robocraft

Award-winning Portsmouth-based game studios, advancing in new technologies and with extensive history in developing experiences across all formats, delivering entire games, co-development and technological problem solving.

Creative Skillset
Creative Skillset

Creative Skillset is the UK-wide strategic skills body that works with employers, individuals, trade associations, unions, learning and training providers, Government and its public agencies and other key organisations to ensure that the UK's creative industries have continued access to their required skills and talent.

Hiive
Hiive

Hiive – a professional networking site and digital community of nationwide creative industries collaborators – allows professionals, employers and educators to tap into the UK’s collective industry insight. Get in, get on and get better!

ENVY
ENVY

ENVY is an award-winning, London-based post-production house whose works include Gogglebox, The Chase, The Supervet and Mutiny. It specialises in factual, drama, comedy, documentary and light entertainment

IMG
IMG

IMG is a global sports broadcasting, other events and talent management company distributing over 32,000 hours of content from hundreds of clients such as Golfing World, Premier League and Champions League. It runs a yearly advantage scheme for talented individuals to develop experience and skills on exciting projects, mentored directly by members of IMG’s Productions and Studios Senior Management Team.

The ICE Agency
The ICE Agency

The ICE Agency is a Winchester-based award-winning team of designers, writers, developers, 3D visualisers and account managers. It specialises in many areas of design – from print to virtual reality – and harnesses emerging technologies that help clients grow businesses.

Jungle Creations
Jungle Creations

Jungle Creations is a London-based media house creating high-quality viral content for eminent brands – including Greenpeace, Oreo, Disney and Baileys – and disseminating through its channels to an audience of 40 million.

Net Natives
Net Natives

Net Natives is a creative and digital marketing agency for the education sector. It has offices in Brighton, Portsmouth, New York and China and is actively seeking graduates for recruitment.

MediaCom
MediaCom

MediaCom is a content and connections agency that develops, produces and optimises an array of branding content such as events, VR experiences, TV idents and websites. It is truly effective in helping businesses grow.

Solutions 4 Recruitment
Solutions 4 Recruitment

Solutions 4 Recruitment is a specialist recruitment consultancy for the creative industry, placing creative graduates in a wide variety of organisations.

Rift Group
Rift Group

Rift Group is the UK's leading tax refund experts. Its Video Games Tax Relief specialist team helps businesses in a fast-moving industry access specialist tax relief.

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Swan Turton

Swan Turton is a media law firm advising individuals and businesses operating in a variety of industries like music, television, film, marketing, advertising and photography.

The Challenge
The Challenge

The Challenge is a social integration charity and one of the UK's largest providers of the government funded programme National Citizen Service (NCS). It designs and delivers programmes that bring different people together to develop their confidence and skills in understanding and connecting with others.

Internal Organisations

  • University of Portsmouth Careers and Employability Service
  • University of Portsmouth Postgraduate Team
  • University of Portsmouth Erasmus Team
  • NEST