BGI to run games careers fair from 17-26 June at NVM in Sheffield

Written by The BGI

Between June 17 and 26, gaming charity BGI is to run a games careers fair including workshops and giving pupils the chance to meet a games developer.

The fair will take place at the National Videogame Museum at Castle Square, which features over 80 playable games.

The charity’s mission is to show how games transform lives, especially for disadvantaged and under-represented communities.

Bookable dates: 

Friday 17th June            09:15-12:00

Monday 20th June         09:15-12:00 and 12:45-15:30

Tuesday 21st June         09:15-1200 and 12:45-15:30

Wednesday 22nd June   09:15-12:00

Thursday 23rd June        09:15-12:00

Friday 24 June                     09:15-12:00

There are limited spaces so if you are wanting to book a free session for a student group, please let BGI know your preferred time and date ASAP.

About Games Careers Week

Games Careers Week reveals careers in the UK’s fastest growing creative industry to a more diverse section of the public.

Its goal is to help change the diversity profile of the UK games workforce to match that of our population and players. The festival is designed for young people but also speaks to parents and teachers, the gatekeepers to young people’s early careers.

Nearly 40,000 people participated in 32 online events in the inaugural festival in 2021. Participants had access to over 120 games companies, universities, schools and non-profits who joined conferences, career talks, CV surgeries, portfolio review sessions, Ask Me Anything sessions and awards shows.

The Games Careers Week programme is a year-round resource including the annual Festival and the gamescareersweek.org website, which signposts all the amazing initiatives, schemes and programmes run by the UK’s 3rd sector organisations, as well as scores of games studios and educators.

BGI is proud to be the lead funder, organiser and co-founder of this ambitious festival, alongside our co-founders and close partners Into Games and Grads in Games.

The event is supported by Ukie, TIGA, NextGen Skills Academy, Gamesindustry.biz, BAME in Games, Sumo Digital and many other organisations.

Get in touch

Stacey Jubb, Vocational Learning Manager, The BGI

Website: https://www.thenvm.org/https://thebgi.uk/

Email: stacey@thebgi.uk

Phone: 07971 047261