A&D Career Ready Seminar Series

A&D Career Ready Seminar Series
7 Oct - 11 Nov 2020 | Online
The A&D Career Ready Seminar Series is designed to provide career development and employability support for all Art and Design students through a series of 3 career development seminars with a concluding alumni/industry panel and networking event throughout Term 2 and 3 at the Paddington Campus.

Seminar 2: “Entrepreneurial Encounters”

Wednesday 7 October 2-4pm

Focus will be on the importance of networking as a job searching strategy in the Australian and global workforce, and how A&D students can take advantage of “entrepreneurial encounters” to enhance their career. Topics will include, how to network, where to network, practicing your pitch, developing your brand, online presence (LinkedIn), maintaining and growing your network. 

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Seminar 3: “Application Success” 

Wednesday 21 October 2-4pm

Focus will be on the job application process and how to succeed in each step. Topics will include, resume and cover letter writing, and how A&D students can effectively utilise a portfolio throughout the process. Kim Snepvangers to speak about use of portfolios as part of session. 


Closing Event: “Learn from Success Alumni and Industry Panel”
Wednesday 11 November 4-6pm

Focus of the panel event will be on learning from Art and Design alumni who will share their university experience and their career pathway upon completing their study at UNSW. Ask your own questions and connect with industry professionals to grow your network.

The first hour will consist of a 1 hour alumni/industry panel comprised of approximately 4-5 people sourced primarily through Art and Design’s Alumni and Engagement team and Faculty. This session will be co-moderated between Dennis and Kim. The 2nd hour will consist of networking during which additional alumni/industry representatives will be encouraged to attend to networking with each other and current students. 

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