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Art + Design Career Networking Day
March 1 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
One event on May 21, 2018 at 8:30am
Presented by the LSU College of Art & Design and the LSU Olinde Career Center, Art & Design Networking Day is an open networking session for students and employers. Art & Design Career Networking Day will take place on Thursday, March 1, 2018, from 8:30–11:30 a.m., in the LSU Student Union – Royal Cotillion Ballroom.
Art + Design Career Networking Day connects students with employers recruiting for full-time, part-time, and internship positions in the art and design fields.
*A lunch portion exclusively for recruiters will be hosted by Dean Alkis Tsolakis from noon to 1 p.m. All participating recruiters are invited and encouraged to attend the lunch program.
Information for Students
This event is an open networking session where students may:
- Meet with employers about what they expect from a future employee.
- Gather tips on job searching.
- Learn more about career possibilities and potential employers.
Note: Some employers may elect to stay from 1:15 to 4:15 p.m. to conduct interviews with candidates in the LSU Olinde Career Center Recruitment Center. Employers will arrange their schedules directly with candidates DURING the networking portion of the event.
What to Expect
Students should plan to spend the networking portion of the day collecting information and making introductions. While students are encouraged to bring portfolios to the networking event and should be prepared to show their work if asked, please be courteous and respectful of the employers’ time and the number of students who wish to make connections.
What to Wear
Please come dressed in business casual or business professional attire.
Information for Employers
The open networking session will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., followed by a luncheon exclusively for employers/recruiters hosted by Dean Alkis Tsolakis from noon to 1 p.m. Employers may elect to stay from 1:15 to 4:15 p.m. to conduct interviews with candidates. Employers are responsible for arranging their interview schedules directly with candidates during the event.
Majors and Concentrations
The LSU College of Art & Design includes degrees and programs in the following areas:
- Art History
- Digital Art
- Graphic Design
- Interior Design
- Landscape Architecture
- Painting & Drawing
To register, log into Careers2Geaux, select the “Spring 2018 Art + Design Career Networking Day is Currently Active” link on the right side of the welcome screen, and complete the registration form.
If you do not already have a Careers2Geaux account, go to our public events calendar and click the “Participant Registration” link for Spring 2018 Art + Design Career Networking Day. On the following page, click the “Proceed to Registration Form” link under “New Participants.”
$50 registration fee includes entry for up to two representatives, one table, two lunches, and two parking passes.
Additional representatives $30 each.
Additional table (browsing period only) $50 each.
Become an event sponsor for $250. You can sign up to be an event sponsor during the registration process.
Benefits of sponsorship include:
- Prime placement at the event
- Name and/or logo included on the event web pages for students and employers, in Careers2Geaux and in e-newsletters sent out to students
- Name and/or logo highlighted on event signage and event handout
Participating employers are invited to attend a luncheon hosted by Dean Alkis Tsolakis from noon to 1 p.m. All participating recruiters are invited and encouraged to attend the lunch.
Pre-Networking Day Reception
Employers participating in Art & Design Career Networking Day are invited to join Dean Alkis Tsolakis and College of Art & Design faculty and administrators at a reception in the LSU Design Building Atrium on Wednesday evening, February 28, 2018, at 5 p.m.
Amy Pogue, Event Coordinator
General event questions?
Courtney Edwards, Assistant Director (Employer Services)
More information is available at students.lsu.edu/careercenter/events/ADND