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Events & Workshops - Fall 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!

 

SEPTEMBER

NICKELODEON ANIMATION STUDIO RECRUITING PRESENTATION
Monday, September 25, 2017, 10:30AM - 12:30PM
Recruiters and artists from Nickelodeon Animation will be on campus to share their recruiting process and what it's like to work for Nick.

BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT RECRUITING PRESENTATION
Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 3:00pm
Representatives from Blizzard Entertainment will be on campus for a presentation about breaking into the gaming industry.

COVER YOUR A’S: ART, ASSETS, & ARCHIVES | STUDIO SAFETY & PREPAREDNESS TRAINING
Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Training session for educators on artist studio safety and career protection.

 

 
OCTOBER

CROWDFUNDING LAB INFORMATION SESSION
Friday, October 13, 1:00PM
Learn about our multi-session Crowdfunding Lab, how it can help guide your crowdfunding campaign, and how to apply for the lab.

PIXAR RECRUITING INFORMATION SESSION
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 12:30PM
Representatives from Pixar will be on campus to discuss their hiring process and what they look for in artists.

APPLE RECRUITING INFORMATION SESSION
Thursday, October 5, 2017, 10:30AM
Representatives from Apple will be on campus to discuss their summer internship program in Cupertino, CA.

THE STUDIO VISIT: MAKING PROFESSIONAL CONNECTIONS
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 2:00 - 4:00PM
Introduction to asking for, handling, and following up on studio visits for fine artists meeting with curators, critics, and others.

BUSINESS BASICS FOR ARTISTS AND CREATIVES - PART 1: MANAGING FINANCES
Wednesday, October 18, 6:30PM
Financial management for freelancers and small businesses including cost of doing business calculations, setting rates and general business practices.

 

 

NOVEMBER

CHRONICLE BOOKS DESIGN FELLOWSHIP INFO SESSION
Thursday, November 2, 2017, TIME TBA
Representatives from the Chronicle Books Design Studio in San Francisco will be on campus to promote their Design Fellowship Program for artists and graphic and industrial designers.

FACEBOOK RECRUITING INFORMATION SESSION
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 2:00PM
Representatives from Facebook will be on campus to discuss what they look for in designers and what it's like to work for Facebook.

APPLYING FOR ARTS OPPORTUNITIES: PUTTING TOGETHER A KILLER APPLICATION
Friday, November 10, 2017, 12:30-2:30pm
How to research grants, residencies, fellowships, and exhibitions, and how to create a strong application.

CROWDFUNDING LAB SESSION ONE (Application Required)
Date TBA
First session for those selected for Crowdfunding Lab -- must have applied and been selected in advance.

BUSINESS BASICS FOR ARTISTS AND CREATIVES
PART 2: UNDERSTANDING COPYRIGHT AND CONTRACTS
Wednesday, November 15, 6:30PM
What you need to know about copyright and contracts from the creator’s perspective.

FULBRIGHT PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSION
Date TBA
Introduction to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for one-year grants abroad. Fulbright is open to students and alumni who are U.S. citizens.

 

 

DECEMBER

COLLEGE TEACHING JOB SEARCH
Friday, December 8, 2017, 12:30-2:30pm
Introduction to the materials required for and job landscape of college teaching positions. Open only to those working on or holding a master's degree.

FULBRIGHT PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSION
Date TBA
Introduction to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for one-year grants abroad. Fulbright is open to students and alumni who are U.S. citizens.

CROWDFUNDING LAB SESSION TWO (Application Required)
Date TBA
Second session for those selected for Crowdfunding Lab -- must have applied and been selected in advance.

Contact Information
  • Career Development

    136 West 21 Street

    6th Floor

    New York, NY 10011

    Tel: 212-592-2370

    [email protected]

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