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Employability Placement Opportunity with The AfterShakespeare Collaboration

The AfterShakespeare Collaboration is dedicated to the ongoing research of how and why Shakespeare was able to do what he did, and how this work can be best kept alive.

This is an opportunity for someone who is motivated to push knowledge boundaries through a questioning, testing, and analytical approach.

 They are looking for an employability placement student who can bring their enthusiasm and research skills to help with some or all of the following:

  • Devise a living research methodology to capture our work so that forms a cohesive argument of interest to scholars and theatre practitioners
  • Identify how this work can be made more accessible to other interested individuals and organisations.
    • Documenting and cataloguing the work we have done to date
    • Analysing the work to establish what outcomes have been achieved
    • Establishing a 'living research' methodology
    • Sharing conclusions by means of publications and sharing with interested researchers/practitioners

The placement student will have full access to records/material created over the 15 years we have been on our journey. Frank Bramwell, our Director, will make himself freely available for the duration of the placement.

Skills, knowledge or experience needed:

A lively and open-minded approach to work, Research methodology skills and knowledge, Knowledge of the life and works of William Shakespeare, Interest in finding out what Humanitarian insights Shakespeare’s works can show us, Experience of creating and performing Theatre (desirable but not essential)

Next steps: If this is an employability placement (up to 3 months) that you would be interested in pursuing or would like more information on, please get in touch with: Frank Bramwell, Director about creating a project that fits both your interests and theirs:

If you have any questions about the process, please get in touch with Leslie Bode, your placement manager