Professional Development

NN Associates Programme

Updated: 02 August 2022

The NN Associates programme is a tailored CPD training that develops sector-specific and wider employability skills within the cultural and creative industries and beyond. Our Associates Programme diversifies future workforce through the development of business, enterprise and entrepreneurial skills that open up to routes and avenues for those looking to develop careers in the Arts.

Each participant within the scheme will be expected to undertake a minimum of 48 hours development, equating to approximately 4 hours per week. As a member of the programme you will develop a learning plan to outline key goals designed to help you find work opportunities at the end of the programme. Learn more about developing careers, applications and networks in the arts to kickstart your career or develop your confidence. This is a combination of organised sessions and self-managed time so the programme can work flexibly for you.

Eligibility: This programme is intended for people living in South East Midlands area, that is Northamptonshire, Luton, Bedfordshire, and Milton Keynes, and for those unemployed or not in full time education. However, applicants who this does not apply to will be considered.

What you get: Professional development sessions through one to one mentoring from the curatorial team. Online talks and seminars from industry professionals. Get to network within a vibrant community of local artists. Opportunity to develop a self-managed project with support from the NN team. Work as part of the NN team to get a better understanding of roles within the arts and develop your skills.

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