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AIGA NY Student Job Fair / Parsons / February 15th

Meet creative companies helping you take your first steps in the design industry.

Are you a design student or new graduate? Join us for AIGA NY’s 3rd annual mini-job fair! Meet reps from New York’s top creative companies and studios. Find out what a typical day is like for their designers and hear what creative directors are looking for in new designers like you.

It’s speed networking meets the design industry and not another portfolio review. Come by, introduce yourself, and discover where to take your first steps in the design industry.

AIGA NY board members Caspar Lam and Janet Esquirol will co-host.

Participating Companies

Blue State Digital
Everytown for Gun Safety
GHD Partners
Nick Brand Creative
R/GA
Smart Design
Spitball
Turner Duckworth

Event Series: Work in Progress
AIGA NY Student Job Fair is part of the Work in Progress event series. These events are focused on the creative process, personal development and professional development. They aim to give a peek behind the curtain and expose failure as a valuable experience.

Location
Wollman Hall
Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
65 West 11th Street Room B500
New York, NY 10011

When
Friday, February 15

Time
12:00pm – 4:00pm

Register

NYC Media Lab Summit: Sept. 20th and 21st

NYCML’18 is a snapshot of the best thinking, projects and talent from across the City’s industry and university ecosystem. Through thought-provoking discussions, hands-on workshops, and 100 innovative demos, attendees will consider pressing issues related to digital media innovation.

https://www.summit.nycmedialab.org/

Email Prof. DeRosa (aderosa@qc.cuny.edu) for a discounted ticket of $15. [This is a steal for these two days of programming]

 

Portfolio Success: Strategies for Professional Development

SEPTEMBER 22 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Type Directors Club
347 W 36th St Suite 603
New York, NY

A panel discussion on creating effective design portfolios. We will explore the role portfolios play in a successful design career now and in the future and will ask, are traditional portfolios still relevant? If so, what does a successful portfolio look like and what kind of projects should be included?

Panelist will discuss what clients and employers want to see and which abilities industry leaders consider most important? You are invited to join the discussion as we look at new ways of teaching and explore emerging trends in effective portfolio development.

Tickets are $10, available here

Panelists

Christina Black
Vice President, Creative Director
Showtime Networks Inc.

Michael McCaughley
Lead Designer at OCD

Holly Tienken
Assistant Professor
Communication Design
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Peter Lusch
Assistant Professor
Dept of Art, Architecture & Design
Lehigh University

(Typography credit: Escalator from XYZ.)

Federal Work-Study graphic design job / on-campus with CERRU

Do you have Federal Work Study?
If you do, CERRU is hiring!
Graphic Designer: This person will be responsible for creating our flyers, programs, posters, and brochure.
Campus Outreach (multiple positions): This position includes fliering for events, tabling at different locations on campus, assisting with social media, being in contact with the clubs on campus, taking care of event sign-in, and event marketing. One person will also work on data collection.
If you are interested in either of these positions AND you are eligible for Federal Work Study, please contact yrosenstock@cerru.org to set up an interview. Include your resume, position you are interested in, and a brief explanation of why you believe you’d be good in that position.
http://www.cerru.org/

AIGA Career Day – May 17th

Wanted Career Day

As NYCxDESIGN 2018 welcomes thousands of professionals to the city, AIGA NY has partnered with WantedDesign, Core77 and its jobs platform Coroflot to host “Wanted Career Day” at WantedDesign Brooklyn on Thursday, May 17th from 4:00 to 7:00PM

AIGA Worldstudio Scholarship: Apply before April 30th

About the AIGA Worldstudio scholarship
AIGA Worldstudio scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Our primary aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions, and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers, and studios of tomorrow.

Scholarship recipients are selected not only for their talent and their need, but also for their demonstrated commitment to giving back to the larger community through their work. Each award is paid directly to the recipient’s school and applied toward tuition.

Since its inception in 1995, AIGA Worldstudio scholarships has awarded over one million dollars to over 700 minority and economically disadvantaged college students of art and design.

Apply Now

February 8th: 2018 AIGA Design Job Fair for students and recent grads

Are you a design student or a newly minted graduate? Join us for AIGA/NY’s 2nd annual mini-job fair! Its speed networking meets the design industry not another portfolio review. Come by and introduce yourself. Meet reps. from New York’s top creative organizations, companies, agencies and studios and learn about the advantages of working at their company. Ask what a typical day is like for their designers, find out about all the office perks and hear what their creative directors look for when they hire new talent. You will discover what is unique about each situation and why you might want to work for one or more of these companies.

Details and Registration here:
http://aigany.org/event/2018-job-fair/

Misperceptions: A conversation about women and technology / Rosenthal Library

Misperceptions: A conversation about women and technology, is a discussion with Debera Johnson, founder of Pratt’s Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator (BF+DA), about her path into the field, the current work happening at BF+DA (http://bkaccelerator.com/ ), and the general issues still faced by many women working in tech-based fields.

It is currently scheduled to take place in the Art Center (Rosenthal Library 6th Floor),Monday, December 4, from 1:30-2:30pm.