Employment Sectors

Theatre and Performing Arts

As well as the support from the CareerZone team, the Drama Department is in the process of creating a Careers Toolkit about the creative industries. This can be downloaded from the Drama Student Information ELE page.

You can watch a series of talks about careers in Drama on the Exeter Digital Archives (Exeter access only).

You can also download a list of Employers of Exeter graduates in theatre and performing arts.

General Arts Jobs Resources

  • ArtsJobs - Free mailing list and jobs / news resource run by the Arts Council
  • Hiive - Professional network for creative people
  • IdeasTap - Archive from IdeasTap (now replaced by Hiive - see above)
  • Arts Professional - Arts management and charities jobs
  • The Stage - News, resources, jobs - weekly newspaper, available to read in the Alexander Building, Thornlea
  • Exeter University Career Mentor Scheme - feedback from students who have participated in career mentor schemes in this sector

Acting

Dance

Running Your Own Business

Local Networking

Networks

Develop a social network presence that is both professional and engaging

  • LinkedIn Online CV and networking tool
  • Twitter Direct connection to vast numbers of industry professionals

Film / TV

Funding

Further Training

Professional Organisations

Technical Work

Writing