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INSPIRE Work Placements

Are you passionate about the creative industries?
Do you want to gain valuable experience in the Games, Animation and VFX sectors?
If so, then you could be the perfect candidate for an INSPIRE Work Placement!

What is an INSPIRE Work Placement?

An INSPIRE Work Placement is a six-week opportunity to gain employability skills and experience in the creative industries. The placement will consist of two weeks of employability training to help prepare you for work, followed by a four-week paid work placement with a leading employer!

The two-weeks employability training is unpaid. During the four-week work placement you will work for 16 hours a week and be paid the London Living Wage. INSPIRE Work Placements are delievered by NextGen in partnership with The JGA Group.

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Who can apply?

INSPIRE Work Placements are open to anyone aged 19+ who lives in Greater London, we’re looking for people who are passionate about and want to experience the creative industries. You do not need any prior experience, but you should be a motivated and enthusiastic learner.

An INSPIRE Work Placement offers a number of benefits, including:

  • The opportunity to gain valuable experience in the creative industries
  • The opportunity to learn new skills and develop your career
  • Building confidence in your personal and professional skills
  • The chance to be paid at London living wage

How to apply

To apply for an INSPIRE Work Placement, please complete our simple application form here: Apply for an Inspire Work Placement

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday 28th June 2023. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to kickstart your career in the creative industries! Apply today!