.
UndergraduateGraduateContinuing EducationSpecial ProgramsAbout SVAStudent LifeAttend SVAAfter SVA

Events & Workshops: FALL 2014

The Office of Career Development hosts programs and workshops each semester. These programs are designed to support students and alumni in their professional development and provide opportunities to network and interview with recruiters and other industry professionals.

To register for these events, please visit www.svacd.eventbrite.com

RESUME BASICS
Friday, September 19, 3:00PM - 4:30PM
136 W. 21st Street, Room 418F
This workshop is designed for students with little to no experience writing resumes.  The presenters will provide resume best practices including language usage, resume categories and sequencing, as well as how to decide what to include and what to leave off of a resume.  Learn how to showcase your skills, talents and qualifications even if you have little work experience. If you have a draft of your resume, please bring it to the workshop.  A resume template and sample resumes will be provided.  
Register at www.resumebasics91914.eventbrite.com/

FOCUS FEATURES AND LAIKA PRESENT: THE BOXTROLLS
Thursday, September 25, 5:30PM - 7:30PM
SVA Theatre, 333 W. 23rd Street
Join us for a screening of The Boxtrolls with a Q & A session featuring: Travis Knight Producer/Lead Animator/President, LAIKA Studios and Directors Anthony Stacchi & Graham Annable. SVA students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited.
Register at www.laikatheboxtrolls92514.eventbrite.com 

ALUMNI CAREER SERIES: LINKEDIN FOR YOUR CREATIVE CAREER
Thursday, October 9, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
136 W.  21st Street, Room 418F
In this presentation, we will offer tips and best practices for maximizing your LinkedIn profile, whether for your job search, freelance or small business, or networking. We will focus on how creatives can use this important tool to increase your online visibility, research your next career step, and open yourself to new ideas and opportunities. This event is open to SVA alumni only.
Register at www.acslinkedin10914.eventbrite.com

INTERNSHIP INFORMATION SESSION
Thursday, November 6, 3:30PM - 4:40PM
136 W. 21st Street, Room 631F
Find out how to land a great internship and jump start your career now!  Learn how you can qualify for the SVA Internship-for-Credit program. This overview will cover student enrollment criteria, the responsibilities of both students and employers during an internship, how to find and apply for an internship, SVA procedures and application forms, special requirements for international students, and deadlines for the spring semester.  This event is open to Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate students only. Registration opens October 17, 2014.
Register at www.internshipinfo111614.eventbrite.com

ALUMNI CAREER SERIES: MARKETING AND SELLING YOUR WORK ONLINE
Thursday, November 13, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
136 W. 21st Street, Room 631F
Using known successful marketing and sales strategies as examples, this forum will share tips and resources for selling your work online on personal websites and online marketplaces such as Etsy, Society6 and similar platforms. A 30-minute presentation will be followed by interactive discussion for participants to share thoughts, experiences and questions.  Relevant to all creative fields including design, fine arts, photography and film. This event is open to SVA alumni only. Registration opens October 31, 2014.
Register at www.acssellingonline111314.eventbrite.com

WEBSITE CRIT GROUP: IS YOUR WEBSITE WORKING FOR YOU?
Thursday, December 4, 3:30PM - 5:00PM
136 W. 21st Street, Room 631F
Want to know if your website is working for you? Are you highlighting and promoting your work online in the best way possible? Submit your website to get critiqued by Career Development staff and a group of your peers during this workshop.  We will discuss how to create a website that works for you and your creative business, and will provide tips and resources for website creation and best practices. We will select up to ten websites to critique as a group, but you don’t have to submit your website in order to attend and learn new skills. 
To have your website reviewed during this workshop, apply by November 30th here: http://bit.ly/1ydlTPP. This event is open to all SVA students and alumni. Registration opens November 21, 2014.
Register at www.websitecrit121414.eventbrite.com

 

Contact Information
  • Career Development

    136 West 21 Street

    6th Floor

    New York, NY 10010

School of Visual Arts | 209 East 23 Street, NY, NY 10010-3994 | Tel: 212.592.2000 | Fax: 212.725.3587