Arts graduates are working in a variety of organisations across the sector on placements funded by the DCMS Jerwood Creative Bursaries Scheme and many have been tracking their progress on their employers’ blogs. Here is a round up of some of the best, offering a further insight into careers in the arts.
Laura Milnes, a Trainee Producer at Artsadmin, reflects on how it felt to watch student protests a few days into her graduate placement and explains how she bared all and became a “slashie” at an Artsadmin Weekender. Read about her experiences on the Artsadmin blog.
Alan Kemp, Digital and Online Administrator at Aldeburgh Music, sets out his ambitions to enhance the organisation’s online presence and shares their summer festival plans in his blog about life at Aldeburgh.
Patience Ofosu-Asaa, Projects Assistant at Streetwise Opera, gets a crash course in logistics preparing for a major performance and joins her team on film shoots in her blog on the Streetwise Opera website.
Daniel Pitt, Assistant Producer at Crying Out Loud, practices his language skills on a troupe of flapjack-loving French acrobats and eats fish and chips by the sea. Just another glamorous day at the office? Find out on the Crying Out Loud blog.