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First, You Hustle is a program from the Columbus College of Art & Design Career Services office to guide students on how to start their creative careers. The program features advice from alumni and employer guests, segments with students, faculty and staff, and how-to-guides on special topics. Episodes are released once every two weeks during the semester.

First, You Hustle Columbus College of Art & Design

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First, You Hustle is a program from the Columbus College of Art & Design Career Services office to guide students on how to start their creative careers. The program features advice from alumni and employer guests, segments with students, faculty and staff, and how-to-guides on special topics. Episodes are released once every two weeks during the semester.

    Job searching when times are tough

    Job searching when times are tough

    The effects of COVID-19 are not limited to disrupting social norms. It has brought a steady economy to a screeching halt, which means job searching just got a whole lot different for the Class of 2020. What is a recession and how does it effect your career plans? We'll share some career advice and (light) economics 101. Plus, a look at how one person navigated their creative job search in Los Angeles during the last recession. 

    • 25 min
    Women in Design Panel

    Women in Design Panel

    Originally recorded on March 4th, 2020 at the Joseph V Canzani Center at CCAD: For the fourth year, Columbus College of Art & Design’s Industrial Design program presents Women in Design, a panel focusing on innovation in design. This year’s panel discussion includes such experts as Michelle Fenstermaker, Strategy Director North America, FITCH; Diane Rambo, Senior Vice President, Big Red Rooster; and Allison Westrick, Principal and Founder, Sketch Blue.
     
    Here is a breakdown of the different topics and questions this panel covers and when they occur in the program:

     
    7:20 - Did you always want to be a designer? What started you down this path?
    14:05 - How have client expectations changed?
    22:30 - Most rewarding projects 
    29:10 - How do you know when a project is successful?
    35:20 - How has the shift from brick & mortar to online impacted things?
    46:55 - How the roles of women in agencies have changed over the years
    54:10 - Work/life balance
    1:07:55 - Audience Q&A

    • 1 hr 22 min
    From intersection to international (with Madison-USA)

    From intersection to international (with Madison-USA)

    An intersection in Chicago becomes the inspiration for a lifestyle boutique in Columbus. Now the creators are finding what they've built is not restricted to one intersection, city, or time. Hear their story about how it all got started and where they hope it is heading. Visit them at madison-usa.com. 
    Also mentioned in this episode is the CCAD Fashion Show. Tickets are on sale now for L Brands presents: 2020 CCAD Fashion Show. Go to ccad.edu/fashion-show for more information.

    • 31 min
    Designed for purpose

    Designed for purpose

    What does it mean to work for a non-profit and do mission-driven work? Sara Copes, Film & Video 2019, tells us how a video project for Oesterlen Service for Youth lead to a whole new outlook on their career path. Check out Sara's mini-documentary on the Life Skills Center at Oesterlen here.

    • 20 min
    Reflecting on internships

    Reflecting on internships

    As the semester closes, two students reflect on their internship experiences from the past semester. Learn what to expect in an internship and how it helps you grow as a professional. Internships are an essential part of professional development.

    • 28 min
    Straight from the recruiter's mouth

    Straight from the recruiter's mouth

    Creative directors and human resources professionals share what makes a candidate stand out- for better or worse. This advice is key for anyone networking, attending a job fair, or meeting with someone who hire.

    • 40 min

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