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Launch Pad: Strategies to Ignite Your Career

Portfolio Center at Columbia College Chicago

Friday, January 24, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CST)

Launch Pad: Strategies to Ignite Your Career

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Type End Quantity
Improving Your Web Presence 1 pm   more info Ended Free  
Show Off Your Portfolio 2 pm   more info Ended Free  
Job Search Strategy 3 pm   more info Ended Free  
Freelancing Essentials 4 pm   more info Ended Free  

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* Alumni, please register at http://colum.edu/alumnievents *

Join us for Launch Pad at the Portfolio Center: Strategies to Ignite your Career.  This event is open to current students and degreed alumni of Columbia College Chicago.

1 pm   
Improving Your Web Presence
Your web presence often makes an impression before you do. Join us for strategies to improve your professional impact, downplay personal information and get your work noticed.
 
2pm
Show Off Your Portfolio
Get feedback and pointers from the Portfolio Center pros as well as your peers as we review your portfolio in a group setting.

3pm
Job Search Strategy     
Get the full overview of what it takes to land work in your industry. Effective resume and cover letters, a strong portfolio, a solid network, and a smart strategy will help you find quicker success.          

4pm
Freelancing Essentials
Planning to strike out on your own? Get a primer on the most important things to know as you get started: from an overview of marketing and business plans, to financial considerations.

Sponsored by the Portfolio Center and the Office of Alumni Relations

Have questions about Launch Pad: Strategies to Ignite Your Career? Contact Portfolio Center at Columbia College Chicago

When & Where


Portfolio Center
623 S Wabash Ave
Room 311
Chicago, IL 60605

Friday, January 24, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CST)


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Portfolio Center at Columbia College Chicago

The Portfolio Center at Columbia College Chicago is a collection of creative industry professionals, educators, and facilitators dedicated to assisting students create pathways to good work. We offer an evolving set of programs designed to help students make well-informed career choices, complete smart and relevant portfolios, and to be savvy about how they put themselves into play as they pursue professional lives. We work with students at all stages of their education and career readiness. We're ready to help you. colum.edu/portfoliocenter

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