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
- 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
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 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 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 – 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 is a specialist recruitment consultancy for the creative industry, placing creative graduates in a wide variety of organisations.
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.
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 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.
Hip Hop International/Idance
The UK Hip-Hop Crew Championships (presented by Idance®) is a multi-region live competition showcasing the nation’s best and most impressive and technical dancers in a breathtaking face-off. Champions join our Winners Tour and represent the UK at the World Hip Hop Championships in the US. Hip Hop is recruiting students as stage managers, ushers and runners.
- University of Portsmouth Careers and Employability Service
- University of Portsmouth Postgraduate Team
- University of Portsmouth Erasmus Team
How to book your place
The Employability Day includes a range of talks, information fair and opportunities to speak with employers. You must book for each event of your interest separately on the links below.
|13:00–14:00||Opening address and Keynote speech: Careers in the Creative Industries (delivered by Mediacom)||Book your place|
|14:00–14:30||Skills’ sessions Part 1 (choose only 1 from the below):
||← Book via links on the left|
|14:30–15:00||Skills’ sessions Part 2 (choose only 1 from the below):
||← Book via links on the left|
|15:00–17:00||Information Fair (Drop-in): Key creative industries employers will have a stand to tell you about their opportunities.||Book your place|
|15:15–15:45||CCI Alumni Q&A Panel (Eldon West, 1.11): Open Q&A session to Alumni about their experiences in the creative industries, with insightful tips and advice.||Book your place|
|Film/TV Alumni Q&A Alumni Panel (Eldon West, 1.10): Open Q&A session to Alumni about their experiences in the creative industries, with insightful tips and advice.||Book your place|
|16:15–17:00||‘Meet the Employer’: An opportunity to speak to and network with the employers.||Book your place|