digital

Bridging the gap between employers and students

akeisha brown • march 12

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.

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#Wheredidyoustart №12: Amy Gerrish

she does digital • september 28

Unconventional (and, let’s face it, oblivious) beginnings haven’t stopped Amy finding her way into the digital industry. Currently a content writer and team planner, we caught up with Amy to find out where her career began.

events

She Does… Meet Up #1

rose mountague • september 27

One of the main aims of She Does Digital is to develop and grow a community of like-minded digital professionals where we can all learn and share ideas, so putting on a networking event was the perfect opportunity to do just that.

resources

She Does Digital: Free Resources for Learning to Code

arianne donoghue • september 22

At a She Does Digital networking event earlier this week, on my table, we began to talk about learning to code and how many amazing resources are out there. Since everybody isn’t lucky enough to necessarily have fantastic courses located near them, we began to discuss how else you could learn, using free resources online.

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#Wheredidyoustart №11: Heather Paxton

she does digital • september 4

Who says that those teen years of mastering Photoshop were a waste of time? Not Heather Paxton — the next digital creative to take the reins of our #wheredidyoustart campaign. Read on to find out more about Heather, and how she’s taken her first steps into the digital industry, fresh out of uni.

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#Wheredidyoustart №10: Anna Warren

she does digital • august 4

The latest #wheredidyoustart profile comes from Anna Warren, Media & Content Coordinator at Leeds University Union. Anna details how she found her way into working in digital.

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#Wheredidyoustart №9: Holly Wyatt

she does digital • july 18

Fancy working in digital but not sure where to begin? Grab a cuppa and get ready to be inspired by Holly’s advice for newcomers.