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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…
- Resume & Cover Letters
- Interview & Pitch Skills
- Social Media Profiles
- Personal 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
- 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
- Tina Yip
- Juan Martinez
Chief Communications and Advocacy Officer GLSEN
Kai A. Brown
Director of Creative and Marketing Operation
- Lauren Hom
Letterer, Illustrator and Designer
Hom Sweet Hom
- Megan Murphy
- Sarah Mendelsohn Social Media Marketing Manager
- John Dabrowski
Specialist, Retail Marketing + Social Media
- Michelle Corbett
Manager, Talent Acquisition – Global Marketing
- Donna Marie Abbate
Talent Acquisition Guru
- Christine Cha
- Shira Galler
Talent Acquistition, Junior Analyst
Warner Music Group
- Mandy Velez
- Vicki Aubin
The Rockin’ Career Coah: Creative Director for Your Career Transition
- Jen Hsieh
- Jimmy + Mark Founders & Creative Directors
- Matthew Holota
IMG Support Manager
- Gina Sidote
- Nick Hoefly
- Laura Marciano Head of Customer Operations
Growth Strategist Shutterstock
Special Thanks to Our Sponsor:
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.
Still have questions? Check out our FAQs!
Q: Do I need to attend the entire event?
A: Nope! We’ll have activities running throughout the night, so you can come and go as you please.
Q: Will there be food at this event?
A: Yes! A majority of our events provide good old classic New York pizza and soda, including this one.
Q: What should I wear? Is there a dress code?
A: We always recommend business casual at our events.
Q: Is there a limit to how many events I can attend during the year?
A: Absolutely not. We encourage our community members to attend as many events as they’d like.
Q: Can I give FindSpark event tickets to friends and family as a gift?
A: Absolutely. You are such a great friend/relative for wanting to support your loved one’s career! Send us an email and we’ll make it happen.