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BBC: Inspired Ability

Monday 4th January, 2010

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Ever thought about working in the media? Here's an opportunity for you;

Do you have a real interest in the media industry? Have you demonstrated your passion by getting work experience or creating your own content?

Do you consider yourself to be disabled or have a long-term health condition?*

If yes, apply to join the BBC in London on Thursday 25th February 2010 for a day's insight into this industry and the many different career opportunities open to you.

You'll have the chance to:

Meet industry staff and find out about their experiences Hear about the various work experience and training schemes you can apply for at the BBC Ask questions to a panel of inspiration people with disabilities Get tips on C.Vs and applying for jobs Apply to be matched with a BBC mentor

*Applicants should have a recognized impairment under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 2005 - this includes dyslexia and long-term health conditions.

After the workshop on 25th February, selected participants will be matched with a BBC member of staff who will act as their mentor throughout the project. The mentor-mentee relationship is confidential, providing one-to-one mentoring, giving support to the participants, and offering career advice. Both mentees and mentors get valuable experience from the project and gain inspiration from sharing knowledge and expertise.

To apply, find more info and application form at

Please complete the application form by midnight Friday 15th January 2010. CVs are not accepted.


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