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Week of October 28 with Career Development


October 28

6:00 – 8:00pm
Hirshon Suite, 55 W. 13th, 2nd Floor
This workshop will feature a panel of successful New School Graduates from Parsons, Lang, and NSPE who have been successful on their own in the creative or start up economy. They will talk about the challenges of what they did and what they think accounted for their success. They will share the lessons from their own experiences and identify the kinds of skills and personal resources that make a difference in this exciting new sector. The panel will be moderated by an instructor and entrepreneur from General Assembly.
  • Roanne Clare Adams, Parsons Communications Design Graduate, Owner and Creative Director of RoAndCo
  • Austin Chang, Parsons Design Technology Graduate, Project Manager for Google+
  • Kelsey Conophy, Parsons Graduate, Co-founder of WorkZeit


in collaboration with Parsons Career Services

October 30
10:00am – 1:00pm
55 W 13th Street, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 2nd Floor
This Internship Fair is your opportunity to meet recruiters from different industries, gather information about career options, and connect with employers. Internship fairs provide a convenient and unique opportunity to meet with a large number of organizations recruiting for summer and fall internship positions. Proper dress attire is required for admission, so Suit Up!

October 31

4:30 – 6:00pm

79 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor, Room 501
What is a cover letter? Why is it important? How do I write one? Find the answers to these questions in a fun, supportive environment, and learn how to make it less torturous and, dare we say, almost easy? Please note no individual’s cover letter will be critiqued at these sessions.


with PUBLICOLOR in collaboration with Residence Life

November 1

3:00 – 4:00pm

65 Fifth Avenue, Kerrey Hall Lounge (Lower Level)

While no two organizations are exactly the same, the rules typically are. Expectations in the workplace are very different than the rules most students live by. When an organization hires you as an intern or professional, not knowing what is expected of you can lead to a negative experience for both you and your employer. So what should you do? At this session, you’ll be provided guidelines to help you get the most out of your experience as an intern and/or new professional.


November 4

6:00 – 8:00pm

55 W 13th Street, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 2nd Floor

This evening will feature professionals in the field of media, communications, and public relations connecting with students and providing industry tips an advice on how to professionally advance their career.
Presenters Include:
  • Barbara Becker, Founder, Equal Shot
  • Barry Salmon, Faculty, Media Studies, The New School
  • Chinisha Scott, Associate Director, PRO-TV, Downtown Community Television
  • Deepthi Welaratna, Director, Strategy, Openbox
  • Ifa K. Cush, Filmmaker and Screenwriter
  • Lisa Moss, Director, Euro-Pacific
  • Mara Gerstein, Director, Program Management, SapientNitro
  • Nicholas Whitaker, Media Outreach Lead, Google
  • Sandra Reitman, Manager, Education, Media Bistro
  • Susan Barry, Filmmaker
  • Tal Shamir, Filmmaker
  • Tiffany Mitchell, On-Air Promotions, Viacom
  • Tom Tenney, Adjunct Professor, Hofstra University; Writer; Producer, RE/Mixed Media Festival