We met with Leeds City College a few weeks ago to talk about how we could help encourage more digital businesses to take on work experience students. Akeisha Brown from the colleges Business Engagement team talks about how digital businesses can get involved and how beneficial work experience is to students wanting to pursue careers in the industry.
Meet Alice Oakhill. From studying History of Art at Birmingham University to owning a very impressive job title at The Mill in New York, Alice is truly one of the trail blazers of this digital era. Here, Alice has joined our #Wheredidyoustart campaign, and talks us through her impressive career to date. Over to you, Alice!
It’s arguably a rarity to hear of a PHP developer turned digital marketer, but that’s exactly the background that Kim Greenop-Gadsby is able to share with us. Here, she tells us of her career so far, and why those qualifications aren’t the be-all and end-all when it comes to working in the digital sector.
Meet Caylin Smith. Now working for the British Library and Legal Deposit Libraries, Caylin’s pathway into her current job shows just how transferrable digital skillsets can be. And it’s fair to say that we’re a teeny bit jealous of the amazing experiences she’s had getting to where she is now! Over to you, Caylin.