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Events & Workshops - Fall 2016 


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
 

FALL 2016 EVENTS

INTERNSHIP-FOR-CREDIT INFORMATION SESSION

Wednesday, September 7, 3:30PM

The session will cover the new online application system, CareerLink, as well as the requirements, criteria and deadlines for the internship for credit program for fall semester.

APPLE RECRUITING INFORMATION SESSION

Thursday, September 15, 10:00AM

Representatives from Apple inc. will give a presentation about their summer internship program and conduct 10-minute portfolio reviews for pre-selected students.

FACEBOOK RECRUITING INFORMATION SESSION & PORTFOLIO REVIEWS

Wednesday, September 21, 1:00PM

Facebook recruiters will discuss their recruiting process and what they look for in designers, and then will conduct portfolio reviews for select candidates.

SVA AT SiTE:LAB RECEPTION

Saturday, Sept. 24, 6:00PM

Reception open to the public to promote SVA, the MFA Fine Arts program and SiTE:LAB’s initiatives, held during opening weekend of SiTE:LAB. Co-hosted by SVA Career Development and MFA Fine Arts.

PIXAR RECRUITING OVERVIEW AND SCREENING

Wednesday, October 5, 1:00PM

Pixar’s University Relations team to discuss Pixar’s internship program and what they look for in animation reels when selecting interns. This presentation will be followed by a screening on the short film, Borrowed Time, presented by writer/directors Lou Hamou-Lhadj and Andrew Coats, who will speak about their filmEvents co-hosted by SVA Career Development; BFA Animation; BFA Computer Art, Computer Animation and Visual Effects; and MFA Computer Art. 

CREATING A SUSTAINABLE FILM CAREER

Wednesday, October 12, 6:00PM

This workshop provides beginning filmmakers information and strategies for building a long-lasting, fulfilling and sustainable career in film, television and media-making.

CREATING A SUSTAINABLE ART CAREER: CONVERSATION WITH JULIE SCHENKELBERG & PAUL AMENTA

Tuesday, October 25, 6:00PM

Artist Julie Schenkelberg and artist/Founder of SiTE:LAB, Paul Amenta, will talk about their practices and how artists can make a living while impacting both the community and the art world.

DREAMWORKS ARTIST TALK AND RECRUITING OVERVIEW PRESENTATION

Tuesday, November 1, 6:00PM

DreamWorks recruiting team will discuss their internship program and what they look in animation reels when selecting interns and staff animators. Events co-hosted by SVA Career Development; BFA Animation; BFA Computer Art, Computer Animation and Visual Effects; and MFA Computer Art. 


BUSINESS BASICS FOR ARTISTS AND CREATIVES- PART 1: MANAGING FINANCES

Wednesday, November 2, 6:00PM

Financial management for freelancers and small businesses including cost of doing business calculations, setting rates and general business practices.  

FULBRIGHT INFORMATION SESSION

Thursday, November 3, 2:00PM

SVA’s Fulbright Advisor, JP Forrest, along with former Fulbright Scholar and current SVA faculty Steve DeFrank will discuss what’s it like to participate in the program. Additionally, a Fulbright scholar will give full detailed information on how to navigate and build a strong application.

COLLEGE TEACHING JOB SEARCH & CAA OVERVIEW

Friday, November 18, 2:00PM

Overview of job search process landscape for academic teaching jobs and how to navigate the College Art Association annual conference. Followed by presentation by representative from CAA.

BUSINESS BASICS FOR ARTISTS AND CREATIVES- PART 2: UNDERSTANDING COPYRIGHT AND CONTRACTS

Wednesday, November 30, 6:00PM

What you need to know about copyright and contracts from the creator’s perspective.

INTERNSHIP-FOR-CREDIT INFORMATION SESSION

Friday, December 9, 1:00PM

The session will cover the new online application system, CareerLink, as well as the requirements, criterias and deadlines for the internship for credit program for spring semester.

INTERNSHIP-FOR-CREDIT INFORMATION SESSION

Friday, December 9, 3:00PM

The session will cover the new online application system, CareerLink, as well as the requirements, criterias and deadlines for the internship for credit program for spring semester.




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