Practical Guides

CAREERS: WRITING A CV / RESUMÉ

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ARTSTHREAD - CAREERS: WRITING A CV / RESUMÉ

ARTS THREAD’s simple guide to the CV – what should be in it and how to write it to maximise your chances of getting that dream job.

CAREERS: APPLYING FOR A JOB: THE COVERING LETTER

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ARTSTHREAD - CAREERS: APPLYING FOR A JOB: THE COVERING LETTER

ARTS THREAD’s simple guide to the covering letter – what is it and what should be in it to maximise your chances of getting that dream job.

CAREERS: INTERNSHIPS & WORK EXPERIENCE

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ARTSTHREAD - CAREERS: INTERNSHIPS & WORK EXPERIENCE

Design education expert Joyce Thornton explains the importance of internships and work experience, how to secure the placement you really want, how to make the most of your placement from day one and industry commnets on what makes a fantastic intern.

Getting The Right Images For Your Portfolio

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ARTSTHREAD - Getting The Right Images For Your Portfolio

The fashion world is one that evolves around the visual. With so many designers producing so many images every day, it’s important to achieve the right photos for your portfolio. Josh Walker, editor for both Graduate Fashion Week and Fashion Scout blog and social media channels, runs through his top tips for getting the right image for your portfolio.

CAREERS: THE PERFECT PRESENTATION PORTFOLIO

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ARTSTHREAD - CAREERS: THE PERFECT PRESENTATION PORTFOLIO

A well-presented and professional portfolio is a key tool for any creative graduate.

In certain areas of design, such as visual communication or industrial/product design, the potential employer or client prefers to see a digital portfolio. However, in others, and depending on the opportunity offered, people do like to see the 3D tactile nature of hand drawing or materials and to handle actual products, if possible.