Careers and employability services
The careers services provides a range of services to support you in planning your career effectively. These include:
- Workshops and presentations on professional development
- One-to-one career guidance
- Up-to-date careers information, graduate vacancies and events on our website
- Practical business advice and guidance to support new creative enterprises
- Ongoing support given to graduates for up to three years
As a provider of higher education it is very important that we make our students’ transitions into the working world as easy as possible. The career services LCCA provides for students helps them to prepare for the world of work, and assists them with finding a suitable role within their chosen industry to step into once they have graduated.
Our career training and development programme is widely available throughout various different LCCA courses and all students are encouraged to participate. The programme focuses on highly practical tools and initiatives that help optimise recruitment opportunities.
Employer events, networking fairs and guest speakers are regularly organised with the participation of some of the UK’s leading brand names in the fashion, design, media and hospitality industries.
Undertaking a work placement or internship during your studies is a fantastic way to make contacts in the industry and is a great addition to your experience and your CV. LCCA can assist you with finding a placement opportunity during your course. Our Careers Service offers a wealth of placement opportunities and advice.
We are inundated with opportunities to enter and participate in competitions and live briefs with commercial partners. Live briefs are a great opportunity to showcase your talent and build relationships with potential employers. It also ensures that you have exposure to the reality of the commercial world, which will be beneficial when starting your first creative role.
A steady stream of visiting lecturers from across the creative and commercial world ensures that your learning experience is enriched with a variety of different perspectives. This allows LCCA to remain relevant to the needs of the various creative industries which you may move on to after your graduation.