Announcing Arts, Communications, Entertainment & Media Week! April 12-April 16

We are excited to announce our programming for the Arts, Communications, Entertainment & Media Week! We will have programming running each day the week of April 12th, culminating in an Art + Design Virtual Career Fair on Friday, April 16th from 12-5PM (EST). Please see the below schedule and the links to RSVP and participate! If you have any questions about the events and opportunities please reach out to Ryan Smith, Career Advisor for the Arts, directly at Ryan.Smith@tufts.edu.

Prior to the Arts, Communications, Entertainment & Media Week, we will also be hosting “Careers in University Marketing Communications” on Tuesday, March 23rd from 3-4PM (EST). Join members of the Tufts University Marketing Communications department to learn about their current roles at Tufts as well as their vast experience in this sector. Don’t miss this opportunity to get expert advice from within the Tufts Community! RSVP and more details on Handshake!

Arts, Communications, Entertainment & Media Week Schedule

🎨Monday, April 12th

✍Tuesday, April 13th

  • Panel: Careers in Animation, Design & Production 6-7PM (EST)

Hosted by SMFA’s Career Development Class taught by Ryan Smith, join us as our guest speakers talk about their experience, career paths, and opportunities in these areas. RSVP Here!

📺Wednesday, April 14th

  • Professional in Residence: Careers in Sports and Media 12-1:30PM (EST)

Alumnus Tim Bunell, VP of Programming at ESPN, will be joining Ryan Smith for a fireside chat about his positions, career path, and industry. After the chat there will be plenty of time for Q&A to ask questions you may have to Tim. When you register, you can also submit questions in advance of the event! RSVP Here!

  • Meet the Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) Info Session and Alumni Panel 6-7PM (EST)

Hear from alumni who participated in this exciting paid summer internship opportunity with top advertising agencies and learn how you can apply next fall. RSVP Here!

This program is for students who: Identify as American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Middle Eastern, Black/African American/Afro-Caribbean, Hispanic/Latinx, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, or Multiracial (if you represent more than one, one of them must include one of the above); Have a career interest in advertising or marketing; Are graduating between December 2021 – June 2023

🗣Thursday, April 15th

  • Smash the Imposter Syndrome 10AM-7PM (EST)

Tired of letting imposter syndrome prevent you from reaching out to alumni and recruiters for career advice? Want real time coaching from Tufts alumni and employers?

Take advantage of the chance to engage with alumni and industry professionals to practice your pitch, enhance your ability to talk about your skills, and learn best practices to stand out as a candidate. Sign up for 15 minute, 1-on-1 time slots with in demand alumni and employers to get to the inside scoop. Employers confirmed so far include Gupta Media and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. You will submit an updated resume when you RSVP. Sign Up Here!

💻Friday, April 16th 

  • Art + Design Virtual Career Fair with AICAD 12-5PM (EST)

Open to the Classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022 of all majors, engage with employers recruiting in art, design, and other creative fields. This event is in collaboration with the Association of Independent Colleges of Art + Design (AICAD) consortium and will be hosted on the InternX platform. Learn more about participation here! You can RSVP in Handshake as well.

By Misha D'Andrea
Misha D'Andrea Recruiting Coordinator, Employer Relations Misha D