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Many creative graduates, especially those with non-vocational degrees, find that they have broad areas of interest in which to pursue potential careers. If you are prepared to be proactive, there’s no need to limit yourself to one avenue of creativity.


Ceri Clements, director of the Bristol 'Hub',  on running an 'innovation environment' and supporting the development of new social businesses.


Eleanor Bird has quickly established herself as one of the UK's leading contemporary stained glass artists.


We get tips from Guardian illustrator, Jamie Lenman, on how to build a career as an illustrator.


Working in the fashion industry appealed to me from an early age but it wasn't until I discovered the role of 'fashion stylist' that the love affair began.


Have you ever considered a career in the heritage sector? Archivist Anne Morgan challenges preconceptions about careers in the heritage sector, explains the joys of working with personal correspondence and shares her favourite jokes about archivists.


In 2005, journalist Phil Hebblethwaite and design specialist Mickey Gibbons left their respective jobs to set up an independent and entirely free music periodical.


The last year of University often seems stressful enough without the added demands of job-hunting. When my final year began in September 2005 I wanted, along with so many other students, to work in 'The Media'. At this point I never really questioned 'why journalism?'.


Eighteen months ago I announced my first job, as editorial assistant on a gardening magazine.


After I finally received confirmation I was being awarded a PhD a friend asked me, "So, now that you're all doctored up have you given in to a strange yearning to buy twe


Tucked away above a restaurant on Islington's busy Upper Street, the unassuming frontage of Hollow Contemporary Art belies the ambition of its owner.


Mal Peet is a Devon-based author who, after trying a variety of jobs, has found success in writing.