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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide your name, phone number, email address, and location of the school you attend.