Summer Series Mixer: Make the Most of Your Summer

Date:  Thursday, July 18th
Time: 7pm- 9pm
Location: Wix Lounge, 235 West 23rd Street – New York, NY 10011, 8th Floor
Pizza will be served.

Each summer New York City is filled with new graduates, new interns, and new opportunities for any young, ambitious creative. Join us for our Summer Mixer Series at Wix: three events that will bring together creative interns, recent grads, and young professionals for a night of mingling, new friends, and connections. Each event will feature a short and inspiring keynote from an established creative professional speaking to a different theme.

Theme: Make the Most of Your Summer
Featuring keynote speakers
Barry Rahmy, Senior Director of Planning and Development, Creative Services at ESPN
John Twomey, Associate Manager of Social Media at ESPN

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You’re finally feeling slightly settled into the big city, navigating the subway system with ease and declaring all of your favorite spots. Now it’s time to make the most of your summer — whether an intern or a full-time creative looking to take advantage of the extra hours of sunshine each day.

Is it appropriate to have coffee meetings with co-workers other than your boss? When is it right to ask for a review, and how do you go about doing it? If you’re job hunting, how do you actually land one of those informational interviews, and how does that differ from a regular interview? Keynote speaker Barry Rahmy and John Twomey of ESPN will share their insight on making the most of your current situation.

Join us for our other Summer Series Mixers: June 27: New to New York & August 8: Maintain & Grow Your Network.

Special thanks to our host: The Wix Lounge, Sponsored by Wix.com

Wix.com enables everyone to design, publish and host stunning HTML5 websites. No coding, no previous design skills, just log in to Wix and start creating with our easy drag-and-drop website builder! In that spirit of encouraging creativity and enabling entrepreneurship, in 2010 Wix founded the NYC Wix Lounge. The Wix Lounge is a completely free co-working, event and exhibit space for creative professionals. Grab your laptop, pop into the Lounge and enjoy a productive work day, great networking opportunities, and amazing events. The Wix Lounge provides free support to New Yorkers, giving them the tools and tips for successfully launching and managing their businesses’ online presence. To learn more about the Wix Lounge, please visit www.wixlounge.com.

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