Careers Resources

Careers Resources

Photography

Prospects Profile: Photographer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Press Photographer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Discover! Creative Careers

Links to information on a wide range of careers in the creative industries.

British Institute of Professional Photography

Offers professional qualifications in photography and runs training courses to support these.

Association of Photographers

Website includes a directory of services, event updates and a student section with information on a career in photography.

Royal Photographic Society

Membership association which promotes the art and science of photography and is open to all. The site contains information about news, events and links to careers information. Bursaries for study are also available.

Photoassist

Contains details of current Photo Assistant jobs. You can register for free with the site to specify the skills and experience that you have to offer. Photographers looking to take on an Assistant can then search the website for suitable candidates. Photoassist also runs training courses on various aspects of working as a Photographer.

Top Online Photography Courses (Online Courses Review)

This website lists courses for developing skills in Photography, including accredited degrees & certifications, self guided photography courses and Photography MOOCs.

"From Aberdeen to..." alumni story - Kieran Dodds (Photographer)

The University of Aberdeen boasts a fantastic array of alumni working in diverse industries across the globe. In this article you can read about the career path of Zoology graduate and Photographer, Kieran Dodds.

Creative Pathways - information on Creative Careers

Information on career options in the creative sector with advice on skills and links to further useful resources.

Creative Access

Social enterprise providing access to internships in creative industries. Register on their website to apply for opportunities.

Creative CV Guide (University of the Arts London)

This guide contains detailed advice on how to prepare a CV for careers in the creative industries. There are example documents for specific types of role and tips from employers.