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#FindSparkFest Prep Party

March 9, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What is the #FindSparkFest Prep Party?

March is all about getting ready…for internships, applications, the “real world” – and we’re here to make the transition fun and easy through this fun and free party-style review night.

Join us at the Wix Lounge to practice your pitch, get feedback on your resume and cover letters, build or update your website, revamp your LinkedIn profile, and more.

Our Prep Party will teach you everything you need to know to make a splash at the #FindSparkFest Opportunity Mixer, where you can wow recruiters who are hiring interns and entry-level talent from top NYC companies including BuzzFeed, The New York Times, Livestream, and Blue Apron.

 

Build & improve your…

  • FSF_Icon_Skill_Writing_2Resume & Cover Letters
  • FSF_Icon_Skill_Marketing_2Interview & Pitch Skills
  • Social Media Profiles
  • FSF_Icon_Skill_GraphicD_2Personal Website

When is it?

Monday, March 9th, 6:00pm – 9:00pm. There will be activities running throughout the night, so you can come and go as you please!

 

Prep for what exactly?

  • Our #FindSparkFest Opportunity Mixer, where recruiters from top companies will be hiring
  • Applying for summer internships
  • Your first job
  • Interviews
  • Getting better at networking
  • Building an amazing network

 

Who’s it for?

Emerging creatives and young pros on the verge of graduation! In addition to our in-person party in New York City, we’ll have live chats and ways to participate virtually – making #FindSparkFest accessible to anyone looking for internship and entry-level positions in a creative industry.

#FindSparkFest lasts all week! See the full schedule here.

 

Meet Your Industry Advisors

Some of our favorite FindSpark speaker alumni will be at our Prep Party to offer one-on-one advice throughout the event.

  • Janel Abrahami   Campus Relations       Assistant
    NBCUniversal
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  • Tina Yip
    Social Strategist
    Big Spaceship           linkedin 
  • Juan Martinez
    Chief Communications and Advocacy Officer GLSEN                linkedin 

  • Kai A. Brown
    Director of Creative and Marketing Operation
    BET
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  • Lauren Hom
    Letterer, Illustrator and Designer
    Hom Sweet Hom
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  • Megan Murphy
    Senior Copywriter
    VaynerMedia
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  • Sarah Mendelsohn Social Media Marketing Manager
    Havas Media
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  • John Dabrowski
    Specialist, Retail Marketing + Social Media
    Stache Media
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  • Michelle Corbett
    Manager, Talent Acquisition – Global Marketing
    L’Oreal USA
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  • Donna Marie Abbate
    Talent Acquisition Guru
    ZenithOptimedia
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  • Christine Cha
    Outreach Manager
    Wix
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  • Shira Galler
    Community Manager
    Wix
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  • Joel Hernandez
    Talent Acquistition, Junior Analyst
    Warner Music Group
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  • Mandy Velez
    Editor
    A+
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  • Vicki Aubin
    The Rockin’ Career Coah: Creative Director for Your Career Transition
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  • Jen Hsieh
    Production Manager
    Vayner Media
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  •  Jimmy + Mark Founders & Creative Directors
    Mr. Gif
  • Matthew Holota
    IMG Support Manager
    Livestream
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  • Gina Sidote
    Project Manager
    Livestream
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  • Nick Hoefly
    Animator
    Wonderbot
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  • Laura Marciano Head of Customer Operations
    Livestream
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  • Aneri Shah
    Growth Strategist Shutterstock           linkedin 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FindSpark How to Train the Next Intern

 

Special Thanks to Our Sponsor:

wixlogolg

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, please visit Wix.com.

 

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Details

Date:
March 9, 2015
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

The Wix Lounge
235 West 23rd Street
New York, New York 10012
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Website:
http://www.wixlounge.com