Games Careers week

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Are you interested in a career in Gaming?
Grads in Games event
26 March to 2 April

Grads In Games is proud to be working together with Into Games and the BGI to bring you a brand new online festival to inspire people from every background to discover careers in video games!

Games Careers Week is taking place from the 26th March to the 2nd April 2021, and is packed full of events to help people of all ages learn more about getting into the games industry. Whether you’re looking at college options, university options, or trying to find your first job in games, Games Careers Week can help you access the information you need.

Find out more and register your interest here


Discover well-paid, exciting and
challenging careers in games


Learn how games are made and
how to start careers in games

Get involved

Get involved with online events including:
• Careers talks
• Games studio open events
• University careers shows
• Careers fair, awards shows and conference
• Games development classes
• Talks, workshops and exhibitions at the National Videogame Museum
• Portfolio pitch events
• The Games Education Virtual Summit

March 29th : Grads In Games Student Conference 2021

Hear directly from leading developers in the games industry! A full day packed with speakers from leading studios, talking to students about the work they do and what life at a games studio is really like. We’ve also got a panel featuring recent grads on how they got their first games job, plus a live masterclass session where you can create a perfect CV for applying to games industry roles.

March 30th : Career Connector, Education Fair

Want to learn exactly what studios are looking for? Need a bit of insight on what roles are available or how your skills can fit in with studio hiring? Visit our games careers fair for the opportunity to chat with studios across the UK and Europe, plus our dedicated Career Connector matchup service that allows students & studios to set up private meetings with one-to-one career advice.

March 31st : Grads In Games Awards 2021

Recognising the people, studios, and educators that have made a real impact in improving the links between the games industry and education

April 1st : Search For A Star & d3t Rising Star 2021

Check out the future stars of the games industry as we announce the winners of this year’s student game dev challenges across programming, art, animation and VFX. After creating a games project and interviewing with leading game developers, just 10 fantastic students from our 1200 entrants will be taking the spotlight as this year’s category winners!

Find out more and register your interest here