The annual Manchester Talent Day 2013 finally arrived and what a
success it was! With over 50 exhibitors form the North West out
scouting for the newest digital and creative talent the atmosphere
was buzzing with anticipation and enthusiasm. The digital event
aimed at students and graduates, was set up to bring together
employers and digital enthusiasts who want to kick start a career.
It was also a great opportunity for students to find out what kind
of digital jobs they could to go into after graduation and we were
there to advise them on what employers look for when recruiting
Students had the chance to
network with the region's biggest and best digital
What did the students think?
MMUBS Advertising and Brand Management Student David Jameson
-"The event was massively helpful to me in researching future job
prospects. I got to network with people I wouldn't ordinarily get
the chance to in the space of a few hours. I now feel inspired to
forge a career for myself in the digital sector."
Digital Media Communications student Jessica Walton -"I didn't
realise how many well established companies have opportunities in
the North West. I got some great advice off graduates that are
currently in graduate scheme positions. I'd definitely recommend
this event for any students or graduates who want to work in
Look its Simon and Maz -
Checking out the talent and offering advice!
Digital Marketing Communications graduate Nick Riley-"Since
graduating I've found it hard to know exactly what career path to
take. By attending the Manchester Talent Day I've found a number of
companies that offer short internships for people like to me gain
some hands on experience. Without this event I wouldn't have heard
of some great opportunities."
Let's do it again!
Don't just take it from us; the above statements are just a
snippet of the positive feedback we got from people at the event.
It was great to see students eager to have successful careers after
university, who knows we could have met the future leaders in
digital! We will definitely be attending next year, and so should
you if you missed out this year!