Hay Academy

The Hay Academy is a skills development programme that gives talented young people from across the UK, aged 18-25, the opportunity to join the Hay Festival team to develop their skills, knowledge, and potential career path in the creative industries, whilst volunteering in a professional working environment.

There are up to 52 Hay Academy places for available for student volunteers in in the following disciplines

  • Journalism
  • Broadcast media
  • Press Office
  • Events Management

The Hay Academy is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable experience in one of the world’s leading festivals. Meeting industry professionals, learning new skills, making new friends and contacts and gaining an understanding of possible career paths open to you, make it a festival not to be missed.

All students are provided with a return travel ticket to the festival, accommodation and breakfast, lunch and dinner in the on-site crew catering facility

Applications are now closed for 2017 - for further information please contact aine@hayfestival.org