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Creative Industry Day 2016
April 14, 2016 @ 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Portfolio Reviews | Professional Networking | Career Speakers
11 am – 6 pm (extended time!)
Stay tuned for company presentations scheduled before the event.
11am– Noon “Building and Tapping Into Your Network”
Learn about the power of developing connections in the creative industry: personal, professional, and via social media like LinkedIn. Come away with tips for building and sustaining a useful network.
Noon– 1pm “One-tenth of a Second”
First impressions are formed quickly! Get advice and tips to help you hone your portfolio, interviewing skills, personal and online presence.
Show your work and get feedback, talk with company representatives or individual artists, designers or photographers. Learn more about potential openings and network. Open to all students (just bring ID to check in, no need to register). Typically 5-10 minute reviews.
If you need an interpreter for the day, please request one through: https://myaccess.rit.edu.
Add Yourself to the Portfolio Site
Give the creative industry folks a preview of what RIT students can do by uploading your work, a small graphic, and selecting your areas of specialization the Creative Industry Day Portfolio Site. Register here: http://creativity.cias.rit.edu/. It is also another great way to promote yourself (and it remains up for a year).
Update Your Resume
You may be asked for a copy of your resume so make sure it is very current and error-free. Your coordinator in the Career Services Office can review it for you. Or you can stop in to our Walk In Hours (Walk in hours are offered Monday through Friday 9:30-11:30 and 1:30-3:30 on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday in the Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education).