Career Services Hosts Webinars for Creative Industry Job Seekers

Yorkville University’s Career Services team has organized an exciting slate of webinars aimed at helping Bachelor of Creative Arts students and soon-to-be graduates pursue their dream careers straight out of school. 

From resume and cover letter writing skills, to branding and social media savvy, to entrepreneurship and networking building – learn all you need to know about breaking into the creative industries. 

The webinars will take place as follows: 

Show Your Style: What You Need to Know when Designing Your Creative Resume & Cover Letter

Are you in a creative field? To land part-time work, an internship, or your dream career, you need to be able to communicate your skills & experiences. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to design an attention-grabbing resume & cover letter that gets noticed by creative industry employers.

Date: Tuesday, May 10

Time: 1 p.m. (EDT)

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Leveraging Social Media as a Creative in the Digital World

Social Media is full of creative opportunities: networking, sales, and developing new audiences. Building a web presence doesn’t just happen with a website or portfolio – it’s all about driving people to view your work and learn more about you. In this webinar learn what tools are best to enhance your web presence and tips to stand out as an artist in a digital world.

Date: Tuesday, June 21

Time: 2 p.m. (EDT)

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Creative Entrepreneurship: What You Need to Know Before You Begin

When you start your own creative entrepreneurship, you will be wearing every hat— from maker, to payroll, to client acquisition. In this webinar learn how to develop a plan, secure work, and what your legal rights are when working for yourself.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 27

Time: 2 p.m. (EDT)

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Building a Professional Network in the Creative Industries

Did you know that approximately 65 per cent of all open opportunities are never posted online? That’s why it is important to build a strong professional network. Cultivating a successful creative career is more than making great work – you must make sure that you have the right people as professional contacts. When done correctly, networking can prove to be extremely beneficial for your career.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 18

Time: 2 p.m. (EDT)

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The Brand of ‘You’: Personal Branding for Creatives

Are you an emerging artist trying to grow? If so, building a strong personal brand is key. This is a way of showcasing your strengths, technical skills, and the unique qualities you bring to your work that set you apart from other professionals. In this webinar, learn how to market yourself in a way that stands out from competition, showcases your style and builds your presence in a digital world.

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 22

Time: 2 p.m. (EDT)

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