On November 10th, 2012 NY Creative Interns hosted their 2nd Annual Find & Follow Your Passion Conference, featuring creative professionals from companies such as NY Mag, kbs+, Behance, Twitter, and Marvel Comics. Hundreds of young creatives fled to Pratt Institute to listen in on talks about how to use online tools to make connections, balancing side projects, and the art of negotiation. Missed the conference? You’re in luck. We will be releasing the videos from the keynote speakers and the panel sessions over the next few weeks.
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Up next in this video series is a panel entitled “Creative Alchemy: Convert Career Opportunities into Career Gold”. Featuring Monica Lo, Senior Art Director at kbs+ and Megan Nuttall, Senior Writer at kbs+, this video is an inspiring introduction to the concept of creative alchemy. A combination of four elements (relationships, passion projects, portfolio, personality), creative alchemy teaches you how to find career gold through the people you meet and the things you learn:
Keep an eye out for information on the next installment of Find & Follow Your Passion, happening on April 6th, 2013, as well as other upcoming events hosted by NY Creative Interns.
Are you using the ingredients above to create career gold? Please share with us in the comments.