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Creative Careers Festival

Creative Careers Festival is a 4 day program of workshops, panels, mentoring and taster sessions linked to the creative industries and economy from the 4th – 7th of February.

The festival includes spotlight sessions on Publishing, Marketing, Construction, Design, Education, Visual Arts, Entertainment, TV and The Cultural and Heritage Industry.

This event is open to any students interested in a creative career.

Full details of sessions and booking can be seen here

Download the complete timetable for the festival here

In addition to events, we have also created and collated a range of onlin resources for you to access remotely in order to upskill your knowledge of the creative industries. Panopto recordings let you catch up on workshops you may have missed whilst provides industry enhancement skills training.

Completion of online training/presentations and any session within the Creative Careers Festival can also be counted as an activity in your Lincoln Award!


On Campus events by sector can be seen below:

Relevant for All Courses and Creative Sectors

4th Feb: Creative CVS - 10:00 - 11:00 (UL110)

4th Feb: An Introduction to Freelance Working (11:00 - 12:00 Enterprise Building, MR1)

5th Feb: Freelance Drop in (9:00 - 12:00 Enterprise Building, Ideas Hub)

5th Feb: Grad Schemes for College of Arts Courses (11:00 - 12:00 UL110)

5th Feb: Working in the arts in the 21st Century (12:00 - 14:00 ATB3202)

5th Feb: The Arts Council England Drop In (13:00 - 16:00 Careers Centre)

5th Feb: Industry Insight: The Creative Curriculum (17:00 - 18:00 MB1010)

6th Feb: Creative CVs (10:00 - 11:00 UL110)


Interested in Advertising, Marketing or PR?

On Campus Event

4th Feb: Industry Insight: Careers in Advertising and Media with Talent Works (15:00 - 16:00 UL110)

5th Feb: Shooting Star PR, Marketing and Digital Careers - Drop In (10:00 - 13:00 Careers Centre)


Interested in the Entertainment Industry, Media, Film, TV, Theatre, Radio or Animation?

On Campus Event

5th Feb: Showreel and Creative Portfolio Support - New Media Lincs (13:00 - 15:00 Enterprise Building, Ideas Hub)

6th Feb: Industry Insight: TV Production - How to get an Assistant Producer job 6 months after university (16:00 - 17:00 ATB3116)

7th Feb: The Entertainment Industry (13:00 - 14:45 LPAC Theatre)

7th Feb: Skills Development - TV Development and Research Materclass with North One TV (15:00 - 16:00 Enterprise Building, MR1)


Interested in Architecture and Construction?

On Campus Event

4th Feb: Industry Insight: Careers in Construction with Lindum (16:00 - 17:00 NDH1010)


Interested in Design, Digital and Creative Technology?

On Campus Event

6th Feb: Selling Design and Art Online (9:00 - 10:00 Enterprise Building, MR1)

7th Feb: Creative Portfolios Drop In with Page Design (10:00 - 13:00 Careers Centre)


Interested in Publishing and Journalism?

On Campus Events

4th Feb: Publishing Careers – The Magazine and Non-Fiction Panel (13:00 - 14:00 ATB3116)

6th Feb: Skills Development - Copywriting Masterclass (11:00 - 12:00 AT3116)

6th Feb: Publishing for Fiction with Penguin, Harper Collins and Walker Books - Q&A Panel (13:00 - 14:30 ATB3116)

6th Feb: Publishing Masterclass (14:30 - 15:30 ATB116)


Interested in Heritage and The Cultural Industry?

On Campus Event

5th Feb: Industry Insight: The Cultural Industry with The British Council (15:00 - 16:00 MB1010)

5th Feb: Industry Insight: The Heritage Industry with The National Trust (16:00 - 17:00 MB1010)


We also have a range of online resources available below:

All sectors:

Panopto  - Creative and Colourful CVs  

Panopto - An Introduction to Grad Schemes

Folio Feedback Top Tips


Advertising, Marketing, and PR

Industry Playlist

Panopto – Working in Advertising

Recommended PR Industry Resource


Animation, Film, TV, Video, Radio and Photography

Panopto - Showreel Session 

Industry Playlist

Recommended Industry Resource

RTS Factual TV Student Masterclass

RTS Documentary Student Masterclass

Sound Craft Masterclass

Camerawork Craft Masterclass

Editing Craft Masterclass


Architecture and Construction

Industry Playlist

Recommended Industry Resource


Design and Creative Tech

Panopto - Selling Designs Online

Industry Playlist


Publishing and Journalism

Publishing Industry Playlist

Journalism Industry Playlist

Recommended Journalism Industry Resource

RTS Journalism Student Masterclass


Museums, Galleries, Culture and Heritage

Industry Playlist


Music and Performing Arts

Industry Playlist