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This year, 33 students from TELCO member colleges are taking part in Pathways to Creative Industries, run by the Good Jobs Campaign.

The programme, delivered in partnership with creative advertising agency Wieden + Kennedy, is designed to build the skills and connections necessary to forge a career in the creative industries.

Khadija, a student from Mulberry School for Girls in Tower Hamlets, told us why she is taking part in the programme.

 

 

 

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"They made me feel my dreams are important"

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Last month, 120 students from six London-based schools and colleges attended skills build training sessions with Citizens UK’s Good Jobs Campaign team at J.P. Morgan’s offices in Blackfriars.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Interview with Liam Harrison - Market Director, Atkins

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Liam Harrison is a Market Director for Atkins' Infrastructure division and is responsible for developing business around the UK’s biggest schemes such as the Northern Powerhouse, Crossrail 2 and the regeneration of Old Oak Common.

In 2012 Liam was responsible for developing an Olympic skills legacy which led to a collaboration with Citizens UK in East London and the development of the Pathways to Engineering scheme.

 

 

 

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Interview with Edwin Nganga - a Teacher from Leyton Sixth Form College

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Edwin Nganga teaches computer science, engineering and ICT at Leyton Sixth Form College. Edwin is the College's relationship manager for Pathways to Engineering on the Good Jobs Campaign. He has been overseeing the workshops and is currently supporting students on their journey with Atkins.

 

 

 

 

 

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Interview with the Fast Forward Four - Interns at OMD

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Last year Malwina, Tia-Nicole, Ahmed and Muawiyah completed Fast Forward – a 6-month intensive training programme delivered by OMD International, Citizens UK and JP Morgan – securing a competitive 9-month internship at OMD at the end. During their internship they have been working on various projects with companies like Carlsberg, Bacardi, Hilton and Heinz. We caught up with them half-way through their internship to talk about their experience of working among professionals for a global media agency.

 

 

 

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