Grad Launch is an exciting week where we invite a number of our esteemed alumni, special guests and career experts from other NYU Departments to participate in panel discussions, career workshops, and to share helpful resources/information to our students, especially those graduating!
Grad Launch will take place during the week of April 3, 2023 with some events taking place in person and on zoom. Check out the schedule below! Please make sure to RSVP to any of the events you wish to attend.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Emma Asumeng at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tisch Office of Career Development Info Session
Join Courtney Echols Penn, Tisch Career Counselor, for an overview of career resources available to current students and alumni through the Tisch Office of Career Development.
Event Details: April 3, 2023 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm – Zoom
Artists’ statements + Bios Workshop
Tanika I. Williams, Fellow and Adjunct Faculty Member, is hosting a workshop about tips and tricks for Artist Statements and Bios. In this workshop you will:
- Developing big picture and long-term artistic visioning.
- Build cohesive project portfolios.
- Understand the process of curating project concepts and language.
- Practice selecting and grouping your projects thematically.
Event Details: April 3, 2023 – 3:30pm to 4:30pm – 370 Jay, 4th Floor, Red Sq
Career Resources and Coaching at Wasserman
Join Maddie Dennis-Yates, Assistant Director and Career Coach at the Wasserman Center for Career Development who will provide students with an overview of Wasserman services and resources and provide some tips on how to get started with basic career steps.
Event Details: April 4, 2023 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm – Zoom
Project statements + Portfolios Workshop
Tanika I. Williams, Fellow and Adjunct Faculty Member, is hosting a workshop on Developing Your Project Statements + Portfolios. In this workshop you will:
- Learn about the function of the artist statement and bio
- Get plain language dos and don’ts for art writing.
- Read and compare actual artist statements and bios.
- Free write a draft artist statement and bio.
Event Details: April 4, 2023 – 3:30pm to 4:30pm – 370 Jay, 4th Floor, Red Sq
Submitting to Open Calls Workshop
Tanika I. Williams, Fellow and Adjunct Faculty Member, is hosting a workshop on Behind the Scenes: A Peek Inside The Application Panel and Jury Process. In this workshop you will learn:
- How to get rejected: a mini guide.
- To make first impressions that get a second look.
- How to Design your social network through artist open calls.
- How to select the right open call type for your current position and future goals.
Event Details: April 5, 2023 – 1:00pm to 2:00pm – 370 Jay, 4th Floor, Red Sq
Get Hired Fast with Jeffrey Galusha!
Getting a job post ITP can be a challenge. Why? In ITP you develop a variety of skills and experience that could land you a job. But how do you put that into a resume that will gain traction?
Join Jeff Galusha as he will present his resume journey post ITP and point out the mistakes he made. He will share his thoughts about handyman / plumber conundrum, your employee guarantee/commitment, keys to optimizing an ATS, and help you understand the perspective of a recruiter, a hiring manager, and other key members in the hiring funnel. This chat is focused to reduce your time to hire.
There is an option to get your resume reviewed once you RSVP.
Event Details: April 5, 2023 – 5:00pm to 6:00pm – 370 Jay, 4th Floor, Red Sq
NYU Entrepreneurial Institute + Startups Session
Curious about startups or have an idea for a new venture? Already working on a business idea, but need help or funding? Come meet Frank Rimalovski, Executive Director, Innovation Venture Fund & Entrepreneurial Institute and ITP Alum, Founder and CEO of Baton, Gabe Warshaw to learn how NYU supports startup founders at all stages of the startup journey! Explore programs, resources, and funding opportunities offered by the Entrepreneurial Institute and the Leslie eLab that can help support and accelerate your startup.
Event Details: April 6, 2023 – 11:00am to 12:00pm – 370 Jay, 4th Floor, Red Sq
Grad Launch: Alum Panel
Join us during our Alum Panel, where we have invited a number of our esteemed alumni, to participate in panel discussions about chance to touch on life before and after ITP to our graduating students!
Refreshments will be provided.
Some of our guest include:
Alina Balean – Senior interactive Designer at Google
Karl Channell – Principal Product Designer at Duolingo
Claire Kearney-Volpe – Senior UX Researcher at Verizon
Ari Melenciano – Technologist at Google’s Creative Lab and is the founder of Afrotectopia
Christopher Paretti – Head of Design at LivingCities
Edson Soares – Designer and Founder of Feel Science and Sr. UX Designer at IBM
Jasmine Soltani – Product Manager at Sourcemap: the Supply Chain Transparency Company
Ganesh Ramanathan – User Experience Design Manager at Google
Cristobal Valenzuela – CEO and co-founder of Runway
Event Details: April 7, 2023 – 4:00pm to 6:00pm – 370 Jay, 4th Floor, Red Sq