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Careers in Media and Film

Careers in Media and Film Author Georgina Gregory
ISBN-10 9781849202381
Release 2008-01-07
Pages 224
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Written for students, graduates and academics from the disciplines of film, media and related subjects, and for those from other disciplines who want to break into the media, this book is a virtual career coach and an employability course all in one package. A practical handbook, it offers encouragement, advice, information and case studies to help students to make the most of the opportunities in this very competitive career world. The book can be used as a textual support for careers modules and PDP (Personal Development Planning), graduate workshops, on-line courses and as a departmental or careers library resource. Equally, it works effectively as a self-help guide to enable individuals to focus on their career / life development.



The Design Student s Handbook

The Design Student s Handbook Author Jane Bartholomew
ISBN-10 9781317341239
Release 2015-07-17
Pages 504
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What is design? What are the main design disciplines, and how do they interrelate? How does design theory and context help you improve your studio work? What do you need to know by the end of your course to get a good career? What can you do to become a knowledgeable designer and improve your skills so that you stand out from the crowd? Whether you are already studying design, thinking about choosing a course, or are well on your way to finding your first job, this essential and uniquely comprehensive book will introduce you to the world of design and support you throughout your studies and on into the industry. Key features Develops your core skills and supports you in making the most of your studies. Describes the multi-disciplinary design world by exploring the various design disciplines – graphics, fashion and textiles, three-dimensional design, craft, spatial, interactive media, and theatre, film and television. Contains crucial practical information so you’re ready for your career - placements, working with industry and self-employment, networking, job-seeking and how to succeed in your own business. Covers the key practical, theoretical and cultural fundamentals of design to help you understand and inform your practice - chapters on creativity and innovation, history, culture and context, how to communicate design, colour theory, aesthetics, and how to design with ethical, social and responsible considerations. Comprises chapters written by designers and lecturers, all experts in their fields. Includes stories, career profiles and first-hand quotes by students, established designers and industry specialists exploring what it’s like to study and to work in the design industry today. Identifies important books and websites for further reading. The Design Student’s Handbook will guide you along the road to a successful and fulfilling career and is an essential text for studying any of the design disciplines.



Introducing Media Practice

Introducing Media Practice Author Matthew Kerry
ISBN-10 9781526448231
Release 2018-02-12
Pages 224
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Taking readers from media students to media professionals, Introducing Media Practice brings together the 'why' and the 'how to' of media studies. It explains how adding theory to practice improves students' media projects, and shows them how to develop the kind of project skills they need for a career in the creative and media industries. With a clear, easy-to-follow structure, the book: Covers the full range of media practice skills, from building production teams and writing briefs, through audience research and scripting, to production, distribution and evaluation. Offers a range of exercises for both the classroom and independent learning, helping students put their learning into practice, build their confidence and establish a portfolio. Includes a glossary of key terms, helping students to get to grips with the concepts they need to know to succeed. By bridging the gap between theory and practice, this book provides students with a richer understanding of both. It is the ideal guide to succeeding in a media degree, enhancing their employability, and preparing for a career in the creative and media industries.



Next Gen PhD

Next Gen PhD Author Melanie V. Sinche
ISBN-10 9780674504653
Release 2016-08-22
Pages 260
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An upper-level degree is a prized asset in the eyes of many employers, and nonfaculty careers once considered Plan B are now preferred by the majority of science degree holders. Melanie Sinche profiles science PhDs across a wide range of disciplines who share proven strategies for landing a rewarding occupation inside or outside the university.



The Professor Is In

The Professor Is In Author Karen Kelsky
ISBN-10 9780553419436
Release 2015-08-04
Pages 448
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The definitive career guide for grad students, adjuncts, post-docs and anyone else eager to get tenure or turn their Ph.D. into their ideal job Each year tens of thousands of students will, after years of hard work and enormous amounts of money, earn their Ph.D. And each year only a small percentage of them will land a job that justifies and rewards their investment. For every comfortably tenured professor or well-paid former academic, there are countless underpaid and overworked adjuncts, and many more who simply give up in frustration. Those who do make it share an important asset that separates them from the pack: they have a plan. They understand exactly what they need to do to set themselves up for success. They know what really moves the needle in academic job searches, how to avoid the all-too-common mistakes that sink so many of their peers, and how to decide when to point their Ph.D. toward other, non-academic options. Karen Kelsky has made it her mission to help readers join the select few who get the most out of their Ph.D. As a former tenured professor and department head who oversaw numerous academic job searches, she knows from experience exactly what gets an academic applicant a job. And as the creator of the popular and widely respected advice site The Professor is In, she has helped countless Ph.D.’s turn themselves into stronger applicants and land their dream careers. Now, for the first time ever, Karen has poured all her best advice into a single handy guide that addresses the most important issues facing any Ph.D., including: -When, where, and what to publish -Writing a foolproof grant application -Cultivating references and crafting the perfect CV -Acing the job talk and campus interview -Avoiding the adjunct trap -Making the leap to nonacademic work, when the time is right The Professor Is In addresses all of these issues, and many more. From the Trade Paperback edition.



The Publishing Business

The Publishing Business Author Kelvin Smith
ISBN-10 9781474249539
Release 2018-02-22
Pages 224
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The Publishing Business, is an invaluable guide to understanding what book publishing is and what it might become. Using popular and current examples, this second edition demonstrates that, to succeed, publishers must prove their commitment to producing accurate, attractive and well edited content, their ability to innovate pioneering digital technologies and their dedication to promoting their titles to new audiences. This book explains the responsibilities at each stage of the publishing process, describes current roles and practices, and provides much food for thought on how publishers can ensure their skills remain relevant in the digital age. Fully updated to take into account recent developments in the publishing world, this new edition also includes additional real-world examples from a variety of publishing sectors, insightful interviews with industry experts and new and updated activities throughout. Beautifully designed, thoroughly illustrated and packed with examples of publishing practice, The Publishing Business is an essential introduction to a dynamic industry.



Becoming an Architect

Becoming an Architect Author Lee W. Waldrep
ISBN-10 9781118857199
Release 2014-05-15
Pages 368
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“Becoming an Architect will inspire future architects, career consultants, and human resources professionals alike, providing all the information you’ll need to make intelligent decisions about careers in architecture.” —From the Foreword by Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA, 2014 AIA National President Starting a career as an architect is an exciting prospect, but it's important to do your research before you take the plunge. The third edition of Becoming an Architect is an update to the best-selling guide and highlights the risks and rewards on the path to a career as an architect. You'll find new insight and tons of helpful resources, as well as a complete outline of the trajectory of an architect's early career, from higher education through internship and licensure. More than thirty-two new interviews and profiles from architecture students, emerging, and established professionals give the resource a truly personal feel, and help get you acquainted with real-life scenarios from architects from varying backgrounds and specialties. With a highly accessible approach, this guide provides a complete overview of the profession, including educational requirements, design specialties, registration requirements, and the paths of a career in architecture. Whether you're a high school student, a college undergraduate, a career counselor, or a human resource professional, Becoming an Architect offers much-needed advice and information to anyone interested in career development for architects. Covers recent changes to the Intern Development Program (IDP) Provides advice on obtaining professional experience while studying to be an architect Considers career paths in a myriad of work environments, such as government agencies, education, and research Includes helpful appendixes with resources for further information, such as career-related associations, websites, and recommended reading Obtain a solid introduction to a career as an architect, and plan your own path with the guidance and advice of dozens of others who have already started this process.



The Essential Guide To Careers In India

The Essential Guide To Careers In India Author Albuquerque Usha
ISBN-10 014302938X
Release 2003-06-01
Pages 516
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The Definitive Guide To Choosing The Right Career The Essential Guide To Careers In India Brings Together Both Volumes Of The Best-Selling Penguin India Career Guide, Specially Revised And Updated For This Edition. This Comprehensive Guide Gives A Sweeping And Thorough Overview Of Careers In Business Management, Engineering, Financial Services, Information Technology, Media, Medicine And The Travel Industry. Usha Albuquerque Examines Each Career Separately And Gives Detailed Information On The Qualifications And Personal Attributes Required To Succeed In The Chosen Field, As Well As The Nature Of The Job, The Pay Scales And The Prospects. This Is Supplemented With An Exhaustive List Of Institutions At Which Students Can Train. Meticulously Researched And Written In An Accessible Style, The Book Is Recommended For All Those On The Threshold Of A New Career. The Best Single Volume Edition Available; And From The Top Name In The Field Careers Include: Actuarial Science; Advertising; Biotechnology; Business Management (Including Consultancy, Human Resource Development, Marketing And Sales); Design (Including Fashion Design); Engineering; Entrepreneurship; Environmental Science; Financial Services (Including Banking, Chartered Accountancy, Company Secretaryship, Stocks And Securities); Food Services (Including Food Processing, Hoteliering, Nutrition And Dietetics); Information Technology; Law; Mass Communication (Including Radio And Tv Broadcasting, Film-Making, Journalism And Public Relations); Medicine (Including Paramedical Services And Physiotherapy); And The Travel Industry (Including Travel And Tourism And Civil Aviation)



You re Hired

You re Hired Author Tom O'Neil
ISBN-10 174257789X
Release 2015-12-01
Pages 176
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Do you want a new job? An increase in salary? Not sure of the value of your 'personal brand'? Are you using LinkedIn? Know how to network through social media? Do you need help with your résumé? THEN THIS IS THE CAREER GUIDE FOR YOU! This compelling book will help you to identify what you're really good at and discover how to market and sell yourself using the power of your personal brand. Author Tom O'Neil believes you must sell your abilities, skills and achievements like a product to secure the job you really want. Using simple exercises he shows you how to stand out from the crowd and win success in both a new and existing job. THIS IS THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE FOR ALL JOB HUNTERS, NO MATTER WHAT STAGE YOU ARE AT IN YOUR CAREER. -- Tom O'Neil



Getting from College to Career Revised Edition

Getting from College to Career Revised Edition Author Lindsey Pollak
ISBN-10 9780062206381
Release 2012-04-03
Pages 352
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Get Ready for the Real World How do you get a job without experience and get experience without a job? It’s the question virtually every college student or recent graduate faces. Now newly revised and updated, Lindsey Pollak’s Getting from College to Career is the definitive guide to building the experience, skills, and confidence you need to succeed in the job search, offering action-oriented tips and strategies ranging from the simple to the expert. Learn how to: Get the best tools for career prep and job hunting E-mail like a professional Go global Practice the eight essentials of internship achievement Perform five minutes of stand-up Overprepare for interviews Persist without being a pest Getting from College to Career gives you the essential information and guidance you need to get your foot in the door of the real world. Don’t start your first job search without it!



Art Inc

Art  Inc Author Lisa Congdon
ISBN-10 9781452135847
Release 2014-08-12
Pages 184
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You don't have to starve to be an artist. Build a career doing what you love. In this practical guide, professional artist Lisa Congdon reveals the many ways you can earn a living by making art—through illustration, licensing, fine art sales, print sales, teaching, and beyond. Including industry advice from such successful art-world pros as Nikki McClure, Mark Hearld, Paula Scher, and more, Art, Inc. will equip you with the tools—and the confidence—to turn your passion into a profitable business. LEARN HOW TO: • Set actionable goals • Diversify your income • Manage your bookkeeping • Copyright your work • Promote with social media • Build a standout website • Exhibit with galleries • Sell and price your work • License your art • Acquire an agent • And much more



Taking Charge of Your Career

Taking Charge of Your Career Author Camilla Arnold
ISBN-10 1472929926
Release 2017-03-01
Pages 256
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Taking Charge of Your Career looks at the challenges faced by people in today's turbulent job market, offering practical advice, self-assessment tools and illustrative case studies.



Running the Show

Running the Show Author Liz Gill
ISBN-10 9780240821467
Release 2012
Pages 248
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Whether it's a crew of two hundred shooting a cast of thousands on horseback, or a crew of twelve filming one person in a room, each and every successful movie production requires a strong First Assistant Director (AD) at its helm. In Running the Show, veteran First AD Liz Gill walks you through the entire filmmaking process through the perspective of the First AD, from pre-production, shoot, wrap, and all in between. This essential guide is the only book that gives you the first hand knowledge to become a successful first assistant director Learn the tricks-of-the-trade such as breaking down a script, creating a schedule, and organizing test shoots from a First Assistant Director who's seen and done it all Understand important elements like turnaround, weather cover, split days, overtime, continuous days and much more Learn how to run the shoot, the set, your department and the cast and crew, from directing the director to training a PA Companion website includes sample schedules and budget templates, along with other materials you can use for your very own movie (www.runningtheshowbook.com)



Production Management for TV and Film

Production Management for TV and Film Author Linda Stradling
ISBN-10 9781408121801
Release 2010-06-15
Pages 178
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A complete on-the-job reference tool written by an experienced insider.



The NCTJ Essential Guide to Careers in Journalism

The NCTJ Essential Guide to Careers in Journalism Author Andy Bull
ISBN-10 9781848607514
Release 2007-08-10
Pages 288
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The National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Guide to Careers in Journalism is the essential resource to securing a job as a journalist on a newspaper or magazine, on radio and television, or online. The book contains: full details of over 60 highly-respected, NCTJ-accredited courses which give you exactly the qualifications you need comprehensive outlines of what it will be like as a trainee journalist on newspapers, magazines, TV, radio or a website day-in-the-life accounts from a wide range of young journalists advice, quotes, comments and warnings from over 100 working journalists a comprehensive listing of potential sources of work experience, traineeships, and jobs.



How to Become a Video Game Artist

How to Become a Video Game Artist Author Sam Kennedy
ISBN-10 9780823008094
Release 2013
Pages 160
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Draws on interviews with leading professionals to provide a crash course in the different skills video game artists need, in a work that features screenshots from popular games, step-by-step game art lessons, and portfolio samples.



ReSearch

ReSearch Author Teresa M. Evans
ISBN-10 9780128043684
Release 2017-05-25
Pages 274
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ReSearch: A Career Guide for Scientists is a career planning guide and practical tool for graduate students and postdocs. This book provides step-by-step processes for the assessment of career goals and the actions that can be taken in order to achieve them. ReSearch includes chapters on the basics of career planning, determining unique selling points, and navigating work-life concerns. This book also includes narratives from a number of perspectives to showcase the variety of career options available. ReSearch is written by experts with inside knowledge of how to effectively leverage skills in order to take that next step in your career, whether you are a recent graduate or are interested in transitioning into something new. This book is also a valuable resource for advisors and careers counselors who mentor students and postdocs about their career plans. Fills the knowledge gap in career planning practices for students and early career researchers in the STEM fields, particularly those in the sciences Provides global perspectives on seeking career opportunities outside of the United States Includes strategies for how to market your transferable skill sets, network, and maximize informational interviews Includes chapters on the basics of career planning, determining unique selling points, and navigating work-life concerns