Fall 2017 Career Days

September 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Fall 2017 Career Days

Fall 2017 Career Days are next week!

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 – Non-Technical Majors
  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017 – Technical Majors (CAAD and Engineering)

Both days will be held at the Humphrey Coliseum, 12 noon-4 p.m.

Although CAAD employers typically attend and recruit during the Spring Career Days, we do have employers who are recruiting CAAD majors this semester. There are also employers attending who hire all majors.

There are currently 181 employers attending! This event is a great opportunity for you to gain exposure and get a sense for what to expect at Spring 2018 Career Days, when you can expect over a dozen CAAD recruiters.

The lists of attending employers for Fall 2017 are attached or you can see below. 

You can also view the list, including additions after today, in Connections under the “Events” tab. Use the advanced search function to filter the list by major and position type. While there, students should make sure their Connections profile information is up to date as we will print a nametag at Career Days using that information. 

Tips to prepare for Career Days: 

September 19, 2017:

Architecture, Art and Design

  • Belk Department Store (Graphic Design)

All Majors

  • Enterprise Rent A Car
  • Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance
  • City Year
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Clearwater Paper Corporation
  • Buckeye International, Inc.
  • MGM Resorts International
  • Cintas
  • Dillard’s Inc.
  •  Enterprises
  • Gregory Construction
  • Hope Enterprise Corp
  • Insight Global
  • Nissan North America, Inc.
  • U.S. Department of Justice/Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Mississippi Department of Human Services
  • Regions Financial Corporation
  • Marine Officer Programs
  • New York Life Insurance Company
  • GEICO
  • Republic Finance
  • Titan Distributors, Inc.
  • FedEx Services
  • Sanderson Farms, Inc.
  • Koch Foods
  • TCW
  • LandCare
  • U.S. Navy
  • US Customs & Border Protection
  • Walgreens
  • Allen Financial Group

Fall 2017 Career Days – Day 1 Employer List (CAAD)

September 20, 2017:

Architecture, Art and Design

  • Brasfield & Gorrie (BCS)
  • AF STEM (Architecture)
  • Garney Construction (BCS)
  • R.C. Construction Co., Inc. (All CAAD)
  • Advance Testing Company, Inc. (Architecture/BCS)

All Majors

  • Yokohoma Tire Manufacturing Mississippi, LLC
  • Nissan North America, Inc.
  • Eglin Science and Engineer Palace Acquire Recruiters
  • Marine Officer Programs
  • FedEx Services
  • Ceco Building Systems
  • U.S. Navy

Fall 2017 Career Days – Day 2 Employer List (CAAD)

Great to Know: Sept.13, 2017

September 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Great to Know: Sept.13, 2017

Announcements

  • Graphic Design Entry Portfolio Review Workshop is Wednesday, September 20, 6:30 – 7:30 PM in Stafford Hall room 200
    • During this workshop Graphic Design faculty will review the application process and portfolio requirements. All students intending to apply to the Graphic Design concentration this fall must attend!
    • Portfolios must be turned in to the Dean’s Office (Giles Hall, second floor) by Friday, November 10 at 12 p.m.
  • We are Photo Concentration Interest Meeting will be held Friday, October 20 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. in Briscoe Hall room 215.
    • Digital portfolios are due on Monday, December 11 by 11:59 p.m.
  • 2018 Fine Art Entry Portfolio Workshop will be held Thursday, February 15 from 11 – 12 p.m. in Briscoe Hall room 204 (Printmaking Studio).
    • Portfolios must be turned into the main Art office in Freeman Hall by Friday, March 2, 2018 at 12 p.m.
  • Is your work on exhibition? Did you win a cool contest or earn an awesome internship? If so, we’d love to hear about it! Contact Ms. Jackson (njackson@caad.msstate.edu; 662-325-8590) to find out how you can share your story with your fellow classmates.
  • The Department of Art (DoA) is on Twitter and Instagram! Follow us @MSStateNicole to stay up-to-date on the latest DoA news, events, and recruiting events.
  • The College of Art, Architecture, and Design (CAAD) has a new website! Visit caad.msstate.edu/discovercaad to hear alumni and current student testimonials, or see videos from class trips.


Career Corner

  • L.A. Green is seeking an intern to assist with photography. The selected student will be an essential member of the graphics team. This internship will include photo shoots, helping out on shoots, events and post-production items, including: scheduling photo shoots with model, editing work and preparing images for digital use, and other items. If you are a proactive, detail-orientated a problem-solver then we are looking for you! This unpaid internship will begin in September 2017. The ideal candidate for this position is someone who understands photographing beautiful images of clothing for use on digital platforms. Experience with video and video editing a plus, but not required.
    • Preferred skills include:
      • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
      • Experience with photography
    • To apply for this position email a cover letter, 1-page resume and a portfolio to Ms. Morgan Hudson (graphics@shoplagreen.com).
    • Students must receive approval from their area coordinator before starting an internship to receive credit.
      • Marita Gootee – Photography Coordinator
      • Jamie Mixon – Graphic Design Coordinator
      • Brent Funderburk – Fine Art Coordinator
  • Fall 2017 Career Days are next week! Employers will be on-campus seeking your talent! Click here for more information.


Exhibition Opportunity

  • The University of Tennessee at Martin is sponsoring Bellwethers 2017, a regional art competition, this fall! This Juried Exhibition of Collegiate Student Art will be on display at the West Tennessee Regional Art Center in Humboldt, Tennessee from October 24 through November 21, 2017.
    • Interested students should submit their entry form, fees, and digital files of their work to the University of Tennessee at Martin Fine Arts office by September 29.
    • Please visit http://www.utm.edu/departments/finearts/entry.php for more information including eligibility requirements and application instructions. 

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