Insight into Creative and Digital Media – Speakers for Schools

Insight into Creative and Digital Media

Insight into Creative and Digital Media


Age: 14-19

Duration: 1 day

Industry: Media

Application deadline: 20/05/22

Dates: 16/06/22 – 16/06/22

Note – please do not share this opportunity with anyone outside of the specified age range for this placement as they will be ineligible to apply

The High Tide Foundation creates opportunities for young people to enhance their career education. The foundation has many years experience in providing `life changing` work experience to young people and the opportunities cover a range of different sectors from Law, Finance, Engineering, Media, Shipping, Automotive and many more.

Have you ever wondered how the digital world works? How are video games made? How do people make money online?

This interactive programme will connect you with impressive local business leaders where you can discover more about the digital world and the growing opportunities available!

You will take part in practical tasks to help you understand how digital businesses run; you may even come out with a digital product idea of your own! From design to marketing and programming you will learn about the digital & creative process and rapid growth of the digital industry!

While each session is sector-focussed, our one-day insight virtual placements offer insightful interactions and an overview of industries in our region. This structured and creative-led initiative is delivered entirely live and online, helping you to explore the world of work directly from the classroom. There’s a focus on discovering sectors and raising aspirations, with an emphasis on the varied roles in each industry.

Covering a range of different sectors including Business, Media, Law, Finance, Engineering, Maritime and Automotive, High Tide offers real-life insight into industries across the Tees Valley. Since 2012, our programmes have provided unique and life-enriching experiences that help young people engage with employers, increase understanding and improve skills.

When applying, answer the following questions

  • Passion: What cause(s) are you passionate about? Please also explain why.

More about what we do:

The High Tide Foundation creates opportunities for young people to enhance their career education. The foundation has many years experience in providing `life-changing` work experience to young people and the opportunities cover a range of different sectors from Law, Finance, Engineering, Media, Shipping, Automotive and many more.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Listening
 Speaking
 Creativity
 Teamwork

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