Category Archives: Events

Attend the Hybrid Career and Internship Fair on March 17 and 22

From the Office of Career Engagement and Internships:

The inaugural hybrid Career and Internship Fair is open to all Queens College students and alumni. 

  • Day 2 : In-person fair on Wednesday, March 22, 12-2:30 pm, Student Union, 4th Floor (early admissions at 11:30 am for students who have participated in Career Fair preparation events and COOP 201 World of Work classes). Registration: www.qc.cuny.edu/hireqc (Events>Select>Attend). 

More than 30 employers, including top organizations, will be recruiting candidates for internships as well as part-time and full-time career opportunities. Visit the Center for Career Engagement and Internships fair website for prep sessions, fair details, and a list of employers who will be recruiting.

Why should you attend?

  • Participate in career prep workshops.
  • Make meaningful connections with recruiters.
  • Secure your next internship or job.
  • Take a professional photo for LinkedIn.
  • Interview with employers on campus.

If you have any questions, please email qc_career@qc.cuny.edu.

Wix Playground Academy NYC 2023

If you are a visual communication student, soon to graduate and are thinking of your next career growth step, take a minute to read about the Wix Playground Academy program. 

With over 350 alumni worldwide, Wix invests in the professional development of new design talents. In a 4-week extensive hands-on masterclass program, you’ll stay ahead of the curve with outstanding digital skills. Mentored by the best, you’ll create visual assets that will make your personal portfolio stand out. You’ll learn web design, creative coding, art direction and motion and get to know like minded creatives in their early career stage.  

More details:

  • The program is exclusive and there are very few spots available this year. 
  • All costs are covered by Wix.
  • The program takes place in person in New York within a fun and playful environment. 
  • Dates: June 5th to June 30th, 2023
  • Hours: 9-5 daily, in-person lectures and studio hours
  • Applications close April 1st. You’ll be notified if accepted by the beginning of May. 

Submit your portfolio here – you have everything to gain!

https://www.wix.com/playground

Team One (Virtual) 2023 / April 12 – 19, 2023

Calling all Black advertising students and recent graduates! For the third exciting year in a row, The One Club for Creativity’s Inclusion & Diversity department has partnered with Team One to host a weeklong virtual Creative Boot Camp.

Taking place on April 12–19, this intense eight-day workshop groups participants into teams to take on the challenge of solving and presenting real creative briefs. But don’t worry, you and your teammates won’t be alone — you’ll be mentored by some fantastic industry professionals all the way to the finish line, where the winning group will receive an internship at Team One!

While the content of this Creative Boot Camp will be of particular relevance to Black creatives, applications are open to all US-based students and recent grads looking to break into the industry. 

The deadline to apply for this year’s Team One Virtual Creative Boot Camp is Monday, March 27. Apply today or spread the word to those you’d know would benefit from this challenge!

TEAM ONE VIRTUAL CREATIVE BOOT CAMP
APRIL 12–19, 2023 

VIRTUAL
APPLICATIONS DUE: MARCH 27

Learn More + Register:
https://www.oneclub.org/one-id/bootcamps/-team-one-virtual-2023

“Laughing Matters!: Funny Folx & Feminism

The Queens College
Women and Gender Studies Program

Presents the Annual Palmer
Women’s History Month Celebration!

Please join the Women and Gender Studies Program Annual Virginia Frese Palmer Women’s History Month Celebration as we explore the role of laughter, comedy, and joy in social justice and change.

Showing us that laughter does indeed matter, four funny feminist folx prove that humor can motivate even the hardest hearts to think differently about the world.

Monday, March 13th 2023
12:15pm – 2:00pm EST
This event is free and open to the public!

Register Here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_heI9M9vORqaOMds4hlVmpw

Speaker Bios:

Join comics and writers Kelli Dunham, Terry Galloway, Lisa Haas, and QC alum Lorena Russi for an afternoon of hilarious conversation about gender, bodies, and power.

If you find yourself down-in-the- dumps or perhaps you are in need of advice about school, work, the MTA, food, dating, cats, or what it means to be a feminist today, then our panelists will offer advice to questions submitted during the show. Bring your questions and your curiosity!

This event will be moderated by Director of Women and Gender Studies, JV Fuqua, and WGS Program Assistant, Nathalie Avalo.  

Register Here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_heI9M9vORqaOMds4h

For additional information, email: jv.fuqua@qc.cuny.edu, nathalie.avalo@qc.cuny.edu

AIGA NY Annual Job Fair

Join us for our annual job fair!

Are you a design student, recent graduate, or early to mid-career professional looking for a new role? Join us for AIGA NY’s annual virtual job fair and meet creative companies helping you take the next step in the design industry!

Whether you’re just getting started or are in the midst of a search for your next role, this year we’re inviting designers in the first five years of their careers to participate. The job fair is a great opportunity to connect with representatives and recruiters representing New York’s top creative companies and studios looking to connect with talented designers like yourself. Find out what a typical day is like for their designers and hear what creative directors are looking for in roles they’re hiring for.

We’ll also be hosting our Advice Booth, staffed with current AIGA NY board members ready to provide valuable information and insights to help you succeed in your career.

Event Series: Mixers, Job Fairs, and Workshops
AIGA NY Virtual Job Fair is part of the Mixers, Job Fairs, and Workshops event series. These events are focused on community building, networking and exposing new working environments.

Event graphics: Troy Vasilakis

Tickets
We are committed to keeping events accessible to all participants. Your donation supports AIGA NY and costs associated with event production costs. If ticket cost is a barrier, please contact Stacey@aigany.org.

Where Are All the Black People | The One Club

Where Are All the Black People is returning this fall with its first-ever hybrid diversity conference and career fair! The event kicks off online on October 6th and then we’ll meet up at Convene in Downtown NYC on October 7th for an action-packed day.

The conference is always celebrating creative excellence, so attendees will be thrilled with the new panels and workshops! Plus, there will be opportunities for students to find jobs and review their portfolios with our growing list of agencies and brands. The conference is FREE to attend and they can register for tickets here: https://www.waatbp.org/2022/begin


Please reach out to waatbp@oneclub.org with any questions!

Design for America (DFA) 2022 Summer Design Accelerator 

DFA is partnering with Unilever and their brand MELĒ, a science-based skincare product line designed specifically for melanin-rich skin. This 2022 summer opportunity focuses on democratizing the science of skincare and building a trusted community around health and wellness. You can learn more about this opportunity in the invitation deck here.

This opportunity is open to all, Free of charge. No application is needed, just a mix of commitment, interest in growing design thinking capabilities with an amazing cohort of multidisciplinary collaborators, and a curious, daring, open mind! Those interested should submit the invitation form here by June 6.

Please enter “Tech Incubator at Queens College” when asked about: School, DFA Studio, Organization or Affiliation.

For non-students, please enter N/A for graduation year.

To sign up: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSftFhgnYTi5tf8MfpGLHik3Eu4SZARNYfQk6fWBgyxsijeT3Q/viewform

We are looking to launch a DFA studio at Queens College in the Fall. Your participation in the summer program is highly encouraged. 

DESN 395/321 Senior Capstone/Animation Production’s 2022 Spring ANIMATIONS

Queens College Design Presents
DESN 395/321 Senior Capstone/Animation Production’s
2022 Spring ANIMATIONS
Join us for an online screening of this semester’s animated student films. 
Wednesday, May 18, 2-3PM
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81500127848

Films by:
Ryan Badripersaud
Brian Carew
Lisseth Castillo
Abel Gonell
Walilul Islam
Michael Keyes
Seounghyun Lee
Kaini Malik
Cyan Martinez
Abimbola Olatunbosun
Elizabet Plumaj
Sara Restrepo
Joshua Sabbagh
Mabel Zapata-Jaquez