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Events & Workshops - Spring 2017 


SVA 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!
 

SPRING 2017 EVENTS

THE STUDIO VISIT: MAKING PROFESSIONAL CONNECTIONS

Thursday, February 9, 2:00PM

Whether you’re hosting a curator or colleague in your studio or taking small works to them, this is called a studio visit. This workshop will help you understand how to ask for studio visits, how to make the most of them, tips and best practices, and how to properly follow up.

BLUE SKY STUDIOS COMPANY PRESENTATION

Thursday, February 16, 3:30PM

Representatives from Blue Sky will present on how to apply for internships at their studio, what they look for in candidates, how to best prepare your reel, and students will also hear from artists at the studio about their own career paths and roles at Blue Sky.

TAX STRATEGIES FOR ARTISTS

Thursday, February 23, 6:00PM

CPA and attorney Michael Goldberg will present valuable information on how artists and designers can approach their taxes in order to take advantage of the opportunities available for freelancers and creatives. 

WARNER MUSIC INTERNSHIP INFO SESSION

Friday, February 24, 11:00AM

Join us to learn more about Warner Music Group’s internship program and the internships available in various departments such as Creative, A&R, Marketing, Publicity, Studio Services, Sales, and Design. Following the info session, there will be internship interviews from 1:00-3:00PM, on a first-come-first-served basis; students can sign up on site beginning at 1:00PM.

GET READY FOR THE CAREER FAIR (WEST SIDE CAMPUS) 

Tuesday, February 28, 1:00PM

This session will help students best prepare for and know what to expect from the upcoming SVA Career Fair. Open only to Juniors and Seniors at SVA. 

Wednesday, March 1, 12:30PM

We will cover best practices for researching, assessing, and applying for a variety of arts opportunities, from grants and residencies to calls for entry and fellowships. 

SVA CAREER FAIR (JUNIORS AND SENIORS ONLY)

Friday, March 24, 1:00 - 4:00PM

The annual SVA Career Fair is a chance for students to connec with recruiters seeking to fill full-time, part-time, freelance, and internship roles. Attend one of our "Get Ready for the Fair" workshops this spring to help you prepare. The Career Fair is open only to SVA Juniors and Seniors. 

PANEL DISCUSSION WITH PHOTOGRAPHERS SCOTT ALARIO, LEAH BEDROSIAN PETERSON, & QIANA MESTRICH 

Thursday, April 6, 7:00PM

Artists Scott Alario, Qiana Mestrich, and Leah Bedrosian Peterson, along with moderator and artist Anna Ogier-Bloomer, will discuss the challenges faced by artist-parents, methods for increasing inclusion and awareness of issues, and ways in which parenthood has impacted each panelist’s practice. Co-hosted by SVA Career Development and MPS Digital Photography. Free and open to the public. 

INTERNSHIP-FOR-CREDIT INFORMATION SESSION

Tuesday, April 11, 1:00PM

Students interested in a summer internship for credit should attend this session, covering requirements of the program, the online application system, CareerLink, and important deadlines and procedures. 

INTERNSHIP-FOR-CREDIT INFORMATION SESSION

Friday, April 14, 1:00PM

Students interested in a summer internship for credit should attend this session, covering requirements of the program, the online application system, CareerLink, and important deadlines and procedures. 

FULBRIGHT INFORMATION SESSION

Thursday, April 20, 11:00AM

Fulbright U.S. Student Program representative, Lora Seery, will present an overview of the program, its requirements, how to apply, and some important tips on creating a strong application. Former Fulbright Scholar and current SVA faculty Steve DeFrank will present on his experience with Fulbright -- an important opportunity to hear from an artist who has gone through the entire Fulbright process. 

RESUME AND COVER LETTER SKILLS FOR CARTOONING AND ILLUSTRATION MAJORS

Date and Time TBA

This workshop will cover the basics of writing a clear, strong resume and cover letter for applying to internships and jobs. This event is open to current SVA students in BFA Cartooning and Illustration departments. 

Date and Time TBA

This comprehensive workshop will cover all the basics an emerging artist needs to know: creating your artist CV, applying to arts opportunities, creating a professional website, organizing your outreach plan and more.

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