Week 9 (20/4): Finding work

“work” by Sean MacEntee is licensed under CC BY 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN and NATALIE POZDEEV

Before the break we looked at our Career Advice Reports.

  • Did you send some messages?
  • Get any responses?
  • What did you do well?
  • What could you improve in your approach?
  • What can you do more of, or better?

How can we look for work experience, internships, work, volunteer opportunities?

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Week 5 (9/3): Job search & What’s your story?

“Sticky notes – Find a Job” by flazingo_photos is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN

Job search

DISCUSS:

Where do you look for jobs?

  • Which websites/engines?
  • What about social media?
  • Word of mouth?
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Week 4 (4/3): Using Twitter

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BY VERITY CHAMBERS

Love it or hate it, Twitter is an important part of the media industry.

As a media maker, you’re going to have to know how Twitter works and the best ways to use it. You don’t have to be a show-off, or argue with people. On the contrary, if you curate your account well, it can be a wonderful community of people with whom to communicate.

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Week 14 (20/11): Fine tuning

His Holiness Dagchen Rinpoche’s hand holds a vajra drawing lines that close the Hevajra Mandala, after the empowerment, Tharlam Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism, Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: Wonderlane/CC/Wikimedia Commons

Due today: Assessment: WordPress site and bio.

Use this time in class to address all the criteria in the Subject Guide to ensure that your submission is up to scratch.

Reflect on last week’s class: how are your bio and radio/video demo shaping up?

Finally, fine-tune any content for next week’s radio show

Freelancing 101: Re-cap.