Career + Business Management for Artists and Designers :: The Artist as Employee: Looking for Work / Finding a Job
Semester: Spring 2011
Date(s); Mondays 04/11/11 – 05/23/11
No class dates: 4/18
Whether you’re a recent graduate, are thinking about changing careers, or looking for work, the Career + Business Management for Artists and Designers six-week courses teach practicing artists and designers how to successfully manage their business, or career, over a lifetime. The material covered in each course is suitable for designers, illustrators, photographers and all other commercial artists, and for fine artists as well. Either course may be taken alone, or sequentially, for a complete career management overview.
This career planning course helps you launch an effective job search now, and manage your career over a lifetime. Learn how to write a resume and cover letter that help to secure an interview, and what to do and say in the interview to get you hired. Job hunting, networking, informational interviewing and salary and contract negotiations are discussed. Ultimately, you develop a career plan to launch your job search and keep you on track.
To find out more about this class, offered through the RISD Continuing Education Program, but available to all, go to http://www.risd.com/cfm/conted.cfm