IMMERSION: Rise Interactive Alumni Panel & Reviews

IMMERSION: Rise Interactive Alumni Panel & Reviews

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Rise Interactive

1 South Wacker Drive

Suite 300

Chicago, IL 60606

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Thank you for registering for the IMMERSION: Rise Interactive tour on April 8th! If you would like to receive a review after the tour, you will need to submit your portfolio-in-progress via Submittable:


Rise Interactive Tour with Alumni Image

Rise Interactive and Columbia College Chicago alumni working at Rise, invite seniors to a panel discussion, mock interview, and portfolio-in-progress review.

Submit your portfolio-in-progress to qualify for a review.

Rise Interactive is a digital marketing agency specializing in digital media and advanced analytics. The agency is a strategic partner helping marketing leaders allocate budgets most efficiently and create more relevant experiences for their customers.

Alumni Panelists

Ann Kostopanagiotou (BA ’08) - Senior Account Management Director, Rise Interactive

Dawn Mellender (BFA ‘07) - Creative Lead, Rise Interactive

Ronny Sage (BA ’09) - Associate Director of Digital Strategy, Rise Interactive

Brian Sherman (’05) - Senior Manager of Digital Marketing, Rise Interactive

Agenda (updated as of 4/5)

9:30 - 10:00 a.m. - Check-in

A photo ID is required at check-in, first floor, building lobby, security desk. After check-in look for Columbia College Employment Coordinator Angela Sheridon.

10:00 - 10:45 a.m. - Panel Discussion/Q&A

Alumni working at Rise share what it's like to work at the company and how their degree came into play. Learn more about the agency's culture and careers in the digital marketing industry.

10:45 - Noon. - Mock Interviews/Resume/Portfolio Reviews

Like what you saw and heard? Interested in working at Rise after graduation? Meet with a Rise recruiter for a mock interview and receive feedback on your resume and portfolio-in-progress. Know how to qualify when you're ready to apply. Bring at least 3 printed copies of your resume (and business cards if you have them.)

*You could be considered for this job: Internet Marketing Consultant, SEO

NOTE: Your portfolio-in-progress must be submitted prior to the event to receive a review. Apply through Submittable to have your work reviewed. If you don’t already have an account, it just takes a minute to create one.

Things that are required include: your resume and a few pieces of your work for review. Things that you should also consider: Talent Pool profile (with work samples), and a business card.


Open to seniors at Columbia College Chicago Only.

Advanced registration is required.

Part of the IMMERSION series.