AICAD hosts virtual career fair for art and design students, recent alumni
The Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD) is hosting the AICAD Art + Design Virtual Career Fair for students and recent graduates on April 16, 2021, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST.
Through pre-scheduled virtual video calls, MIAD juniors, seniors and 2020 graduates can connect with recruiters and potential employers about full-time, part-time and internship opportunities. Each one-on-one video call lasts 10-15 minutes.
How students and recent graduates can participate
- Create a profile, upload a resume and register for the career fair. Sign up at The InternX and then click Register under the Fairs tab. Beginning March 31, recruiters will review profiles and use the information provided to decide which students to invite to meetings.
- Look at the job postings and explore employers. Students can view job opportunities posted by companies and be proactive in expressing interest by sending messages to employers through the postings.
- Schedule meetings with employers. There are two ways to schedule meetings with employers: Employers will send candidates they are interested in virtual meeting invites. In addition, when open scheduling begins on Friday, April 9 at 12 p.m. CST students can schedule meetings with companies they are interested in. Meeting times are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.
- Research companies and prepare questions to ask. Create a list of desired companies and questions to ask when you meet with employers.