Want a creative career?

want a creative career?Here’s our round of up of resources across the web to help boost your career in the creative and cultural industries.

Creative Boom

This free online magazine celebrates, inspires and supports the creative community. Take a look at its tips and resources section for practical ideas on starting your career or advice on how to go it alone as a freelancer.

Arts Council Jobs Board 

The Arts Council awards government and Lottery funding to support arts and culture. It also runs a handy listings service, featuring adverts for arts and culture jobs. Posts are automatically shared on Twitter @artsjobs

Creative Choices

Creative Choices offers help and advice for creative careers. Explore live jobs and apprenticeship opportunities, training details and career advice. And take a look at tips and insights from people in the creative and cultural industries.

The Museums Association

This membership body for museum professionals and institutions has a careers section packed with advice. Find out how to get your first job and where to look for vacancies, as well a information on qualifications and training.

The National Museum Directors’ Council

Search here for jobs across the UK’s national and major regional museums, libraries and archives. Sign-up to their newsletter to stay up-to-date with the latest news and policy developments.

Arts Thread

Arts Thread offers practical support and advice for students and graduates starting out in the design world. Get the lowdown on design courses from leading universities and colleges, and expert tips on the application process. There’s plenty for design graduates too. Check out details of current design opportunities, exhibitions and events. Take a look at practical guides on issues such as work experience and job applications. And raise your profile with their free online portfolio service.

The Creative Society

This arts employment charity helps young people into jobs in the creative and cultural industries. Join their mailing list or follow their social media feeds to find out about opportunities.

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