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AIGA Reno/Tahoe presents the third annual
BIG AWESOME STUDENT PORTFOLIO DAY.
Portfolio day is a chance for you to practice your presentation skills and get valuable feedback from local professionals about your design work and resume in a no-risk environment geared at preparing you for the professional portfolio presentation process.
All students will have the opportunity participate in portfolio reviews with design professionals, a roundtable on how to improve your resume, a Q&A roundtable with industry experts, and receive a professional head shot.If that wasn't enough, we will be giving away a $250 award for the student with a standout portfolio!
Thursday, May 8, 2014
5 - 8 pm
The Founder's Room
Nevada Museum of Art
$10 - AIGA Members
$15 - Non-Members
$25 - Day of Registration
$55 - Join AIGA and Registration
FREE for Professionals
WHAT TO BRING
Bring 7-10 pieces of your best work from your portfolio, as well as multiple copies of your resume and business cards. If you plan on showing interactive or rich-media work, please bring a fully-charged laptop. WiFi will be available.
5:00pm - 5:20pm Check-in and pick-up name badge, set-up your portfolio
5:20pm - 5:30pm Welcome and Introductions. Students will be split into 2 groups and switch after 1 hr
5:30pm - 6:30pm Group 1 - Portfolio Review
5:30pm - 6:30pm Group 2 - Break Out Sessions: Head Shots, Resume 101 & Professional Q&A
6:40pm - 7:40pm Group 1 - Break Out Sessions: Head Shots, Resume 101 & Professional Q&A
6:40pm - 7:40pm Group 2 - Portfolio Review
7:50pm - 8:00pm Closing Remarks & Award Announcement
ENTER TO WIN THE PORTFOLIO AWARD
After registering, email your bio, résumé and 3 digital samples of your best work by May 5, in RGB JPG, PDF or QT format to email@example.com. Please provide your name, phone number, email address, and location of the school you attend.
The annual leadership retreat gathers 250 board members from chapters across the country to share successes, brainstorm solutions and discuss the future of the organization nationally and locally.