Can University Really Set you Up? Sutton, J.

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It was also within my first year that I learnt that networking is vital within the media industry. If you know people in the industry already then it could mean a foot in the door. This is partly how I managed to get my first paid freelance job. Through my course, there was an opportunity to volunteer at the America\'s Cup alongside the media company delivering the coverage. I jumped at it straight away. In my time volunteering at the America\'s Cup I got talking to a few of the crew members which led to work at Bristol Balloon Fiesta, Bournemouth Air Show and Legends of Gaming. Since then I have also gained work experience with the BBC and have filmed a number of events with the University including a talk with astronaut Tim Peake.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationKitPlus
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2017

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