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Connecting the dots: how I landed my first job in the creative industry at AKQA

Robert Glad, a recent graduate and now design intern at AKQA Amsterdam reveals how he landed his first job.

  1. How to manage projects: using Timebox and Sprints

    Lars Bjørnbakk shares how to get the most from your projects using Timebox and Sprint techniques from Agile to properly prepare.

  2. 5 things to remember when doing work experience

    Charlotte Michelle Simonsen shares the five things she learnt most from some recent work experience.

  3. Philip Smith, Content Director & Rivkah Brown, Network Engagement Manager, Quill

    We were trilled to invite Quill to a recent event at Middlesex University to talk about branded content job opportunities.

  4. Alex Ighalo, Law Student, University of York

    Alex Ighalo is a law student who's passionate about pursuing a career as a strategist. Last year Alex interned at Vice, Maxus and Digit.

  5. Louise Kent, Senior Designer, jones knowles ritchie

    Senior Designer, Louise Kent answers a few questions about her career beginnings in design and on how you should present yourself to design agencies.

  6. How to manage projects: an overview

    Lars Bjørnbakk explores the basics to project management and the methods available so you can figure out the best way to organise a project.

  7. Sam Hollis, ‎Senior Brand Strategist, BrandPie

    Creative strategist from BrandPie, Sam Hollis, joins us at Middlesex University to talk brand strategy and share client work.

  8. Is London's creative economy benefitting everyone?

    Pitch It is a social enterprise that supports young people from diverse backgrounds in careers in the creative industries. Here's your chance to be part of it.

  9. Auste Skrupskyte, Creative Advertising Student, UAL

    Auste Skrupskyte is a creative thinker originally from Lithuania. Here she gives an interview about experiences, side projects and ambitions for an advertising career.

  10. Lauren Lynch, Digital Designer, Arcadia

    Lauren Lynch is a Digital Designer who has worked in design since 2010.

  11. 5 things you should know before getting a job in PR

    Keen on landing a job in the PR industry? We’ve asked some masters from the PR industry to share their top tips on getting a job in Public Relations.

  12. Amy Witter, Senior Planner, BETC London

    Amy Witter, Planner at BETC London came with us back to her old university to talk about her role within an advertising agency's planning department.

  13. Shona Read, International Media Planner, PHD

    Shona Read is half Australian, half Malaysian and grew up moving across Europe, Middle East and Australiasia. Shona shares what brought her into media and what it's like day to day.

  14. Best websites for creative inspiration

    Looking for the best websites to keep your inspiration topped up? Lars Bjørnbakk lists his top sites for keeping on top of the creative industries.

  15. Introduction to planning - Sarah Sternberg, AMV BBDO

    Covering the basics of planning, Sarah Sternberg a Planner at AMV BBDO explains what it means to work in planing.

  16. David Howard, Head of Planning, Fold7

    David Howard is Fold7’s head of planning and has over 20 years’ experience in developing brand and communication strategies.

  17. APG Student & Young Planner Brief 2015 - Julia Chalfen, Leo Burnett

    In this talk Julia Chalfen from Leo Burnett explains how best to apply, ways to approach the brief with tips for refining your entry.

  18. Why ask why - getting a job in a creative agency

    Jeremy Garner ECD of Hiveworks talks about getting a job in a creative agency and how being inquisitive can lead you to a greater creative place.