Kraft/Work is a week long programme aimed at supporting Creative students to develop their post-study careers.

The Programme

Inspiration -  Be inspired by sector leaders and Manchester Metropolitan University alumni.

Perspiration - Fast track your career through training and workshops led by local creative industries.

Presentation - Elevator pitch! Pitch your idea to our creative and business experts.

Celebration - Celebrate! Award of work based offers to help you kick start your career.


We are looking for interesting, capable people who are committed to developing their career skills, translating their creative practice: creative writing, poets, journalists, digital designers, artists and other aspiring creative professionals into developing their own employability.

If you are considering a career in the creative industries, thinking of setting up your own enterprise or just want some support navigating your options after graduation the Kraft/Work project is for you! 


"It’s so motivating! And packed with opportunities, definitely worth the time" -Anita Kwiecien, BA (Hons) Photography 

"It has been the most inspiring, amazing, supportive experience" - Jessica Mallard, BA (Hons) Fine Art and Art History

"Superb cause – wealth of knowledge, support and advice" - Ruby-Ann Patterson, BA(Hons) English and Creative Writing


Our 2018 Kraft/Work students

View more photos from our 2018 event

Student Opportunities