March 16, 2015

THANK YOU for making the Fair a Success!

The Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Career Development would like to extend a huge thank you for everyone that helped to make last Friday’s Internship + Career Fair a success – specifically, our dedicated volunteers, staff members, faculty, employers, alumni panelists, and students and alumni that attended despite the snow and ice!

…stay tuned for photos to come shortly!

March 6, 2015

The Internship + Career Fair is Today!!

Snow won’t stop the Internship + Career Fair!
The Fair will begin at 1:00 PM.
See you then!!

March 4, 2015

Announcement: Career Fair Map & Chart!

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March 4, 2015

Announcement: The Employers are Coming!

Here is the complete list of employers attending MICA’s 2015 Internship + Career Fair!  Click on the employer names for full details about the company/organization and the positions they’ll be interviewing for!

Andersen-Becker Inc + ManneqARTwww.leeandersen.com + www.manneqart.org, Internship

Art With A Heartwww.artwithaheart.net, Internship

ASAP Screen Printingwww.asapstuff.com, Part-Time, Full-Time

Baltimore Clayworkswww.baltimoreclayworks.org, Internship

Baltimore Museum of Artwww.artbma.org. Internship

Baltimore Museum of Industrywww.thebmi.org, Internship

Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Artswww.bop.org, Internship

BCGwww.agencybcg.com, Internship, Full-Time

Bloomingdale’swww.bloomingdales.com, Internship

BlueRock Productions & Studio, LLCwww.bluerockproductions.com, Internship, Part-Time

The BOSS Groupwww.thebossgroup.com, Full-Time

Cannon Designwww.cannondesign.com, Internship, Full-Time

Center Stagewww.centerstage.org, Internship

DropBoxwww.dropbox.com, Full-Time

Feats, Inc.www.featsinc.com, Internship, Part-Time

Firaxis Gameswww.firaxis.com, Full-Time

Globe Collection and Presswww.globeatmica.com, Internship

Hardly Squarewww.hardlysquare.com, Internship

Higher Achievementwww.higherachievement.org, Part-Time

Illustrate My Design, LLCwww.illustratemydesign.com, Part-Time, Full-Time

IllustriaDesignswww.illustriadesigns.com, Internship, Full-Time

IMREwww.imre.com, Internship

J. Neal Designwww.jnealdesign.com, Part-Time, Internship

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Artswww.kennedy-center.org/education/internship, Internship

La-Z-Boywww.la-z-boy.com, Part-Time, Full-Time

Local Projectslocalprojects.net, Full-Time, Internship

Make Studiowww.make-studio.org, Internship

Maryland China Companywww.marylandchina.com, Part-Time

The Maryland Science Centerwww.mdsci.org, Internship

Missionwww.missionmedia.com, Internship

Mitchell School of Fine Artswww.mitchellartschool.com, Internship

Muse 360 Artswww.muse360.org, Internship

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agencywww.nga.mil, Full-Time

Producerswww.producers.tv, Internship, Part-Time, Full-Time

Pure Bang Gameswww.purebang.com, Internship

R2integratedwww.r2integrated.com, Internship

The Real News Networkwww.therealnews.com, Internship

Single Carrot Theaterwww.singlecarrot.com, Part-Time

Smithsonian American Art Museumwww.Americanart.si.edu, Internship

Stone Soup Filmswww.stonesoupfilms.org, Internship

TSL Marketingwww.tslmarketing.com, Internship, Full-Time

University of Maryland Medical Systemwww.umm.edu, Internship

VisArtswww.visartsatrockville.org, Internship

The Walters Art Museumwww.thewalters.org, Internship

WBAL-TV 11www.wbaltv.com, Internship

The White Housewww.whitehouse.gov, Internship

Workaroundwww.work-around.com, Part-Time, Full-Time

Young Audiences of Marylandwww.yamd.org, Internship

Cancellations:

Unfortunately, Mission will no longer be able to attend the Internship + Career Fair.  If you are interested in working with them, please follow up with them independent of the Fair!

Due to weather, VSA Partners is unable to attend the fair.  If you are interested in connecting with them, please email Megan at mrogers@mica.edu, and she will make an email introduction for you.

Due to weather, OneKreate is unable to attend the fair.  If you are interested in connecting with them, please email Megan at mrogers@mica.edu, and she will make an email introduction for you.

Due to weather, k12insight is unable to attend the fair.  If you are interested in connecting with them, please email Megan at mrogers@mica.edu, and she will make an email introduction for you.

Due to weather, Herman Maril is unable to attend the fair.  If you are interested in connecting with them, please leave your resume at the Career Fair, and we will forward your information to Herman Maril.

March 3, 2015

Employer Profile: Workaround, Arlington, VA

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www.work-around.com

We create companies that help you think better.  Our companies build experiences that educate and networks that problem solve. We believe collaborative human thinking drives our evolution more than any data analysis or algorithm. With that in mind, we’re creating software across a wide range of domains that empowers people to think more successfully.

DESIGN DIRECTOR: Bizy

Paid/ Full-Time

At Bizy, we’re inventing elegant products to help people think, collaborate, and work smarter.  We want to build experiences people love and services we are proud to maintain. Bizy is a well funded startup looking to expand the core team. We are serious (but fun) people. One of our co-founders has previously won the Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year Award for the United States.  We need a Design Director to lead the UI and Art Design for our web and mobile apps. Our user interface needs to be beautiful, functional, and intuitive. Inside our app itself we need an aesthetic that is delightful and purposeful – we need to create a world of teamwork that is as beautiful, fun, and engaging as your favorite mobile games. You will work closely with the founders, developers, and future customers to create an innovative product from the ground up. We’re located in Rosslyn, VA – right across Key Bridge from Georgetown and near the Rosslyn Metro.  Send us an email at jobs-design@bizy.com with a link, resume, or whatever you think shows off your best work.

Qualifications:

Some Musts:

5+ years professional experience designing beautiful and engaging experiences

Ability to contribute to multiple demands and projects concurrently

Enjoy working hard with a team of great developers and designers who are constantly learning and growing

Some Wants:

Cool side projects

An awesome personality

Previous startup experience

Some Things You Can Expect From Us:

A competitive salary

Top-notch benefits

Meaningful equity

 

FRONTEND WEB DEVELOPER: Bizy

Paid/ Full-Time

At Bizy, we’re inventing elegant products to help people think, collaborate, and work smarter.  We want to build experiences people love and services we are proud to maintain.  Bizy is a well funded startup looking to expand the core team. We are serious (but fun) people. One of our co-founders has previously won the Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year Award for the United States. We need a front-end web developer with a great design sense who will dive in and help us build out our web and mobile apps. We’re currently building clients with Angular.js and Ionic. On a daily basis, you’ll be discussing our problem space with the team, figuring out the fastest way we can try out possible solution ideas, collaborating with designers, coding up an interface, connecting it to backend data services, testing it, and rolling it out. You will work closely with the founders, designers, and future customers to create an innovative product from the ground up. We’re located in Rosslyn, VA – right across Key Bridge from Georgetown and near the Rosslyn Metro. Send us an email at jobs-dev@bizy.com with a link, resume, or whatever you think shows off your best work.

Qualifications:

Some Musts:

Experience with Angular.js, Ionic, or other modern javascript frameworks (backbone, ember, etc…)

Ability to learn quickly and understand complex existing applications and architectures

Ability to contribute to multiple demands and projects concurrently, 3+ years professional experience building delightful and performant front-end apps (web and/or mobile)

Enjoy working hard with a team of great developers who are constantly learning and growing.

Some Wants:

A passion for the user experience

Cool side projects

Open source contributions

An awesome personality

Previous startup experience

Some Things You Can Expect From Us:

A competitive salary

Top-notch benefits

Meaningful equity

Great teammates

 

FRONT END DESIGNER / DEVELOPER: Hippo

Paid/ Full-Time

Do you: Want to be part of a technology start-up that is helping individuals think better?  Enjoy making complex things simple? Like to break things and then make them better? If you answered yes any of these questions, then this job may be for you.  Hippo is creating tools to help parents make better decisions. We believe clarity of thought leads to greater success and fulfillment in life. We are looking for designers and developers eager to create solutions that capture, analyze, and present data in a manner that informs and shapes everyday choices. We are looking for: Front-End Pros – Applicants who have significant experience with HTML5, CSS and Javascript.  Angular JS is a huge plus. Designers – Individuals who can demonstrate their design capabilities. Innovators – Applicants should look at current solutions and know there must be a better way. They should challenge assumed constraints.  Ability to work fast and get things done!  This is a full time, salaried position based in our Arlington, Virginia office (3 minute walk to Rosslyn Metro Station and less than a mile to Georgetown). Interested?  We’d love to talk to you

 

March 2, 2015

Announcement: Extended Drop In Hours!

Need help getting ready for the Fair?  Swing by the Career Development Office for our Extended Drop In Hours, March 2nd -4th from 2-5PM.

 

2015 Blog Drop In Hours

March 2, 2015

Employer Profile: Local Projects, New York, NY

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Local Projects is an experience design and strategy firm with a passion for testing the limits of human interaction. Driven to keep both meaning and innovation at the forefront of our work, we build opportunities across a range of platforms that inspire people to participate, share and explore.

Since our inception, we have been creating media pieces and installations for museums, brands, and cultural institutions. Today, innovation drives much of our design, but we also strive to create projects that endure. With our work, we are reinventing visitor experiences and traditional approaches through media, while offering meaningful connections. We have gathered stories through collaborative storytelling projects, and have brought forth over 100,000 individuals’ stories and memories, shared them with the world, and touched millions of lives.

Graphic Designer

Paid/ Full-Time/ Start Date: Immediate

Local Projects is currently seeking a Graphic Designer with strong 2D design and production skills as well as proficiency in Interaction Design to help shape the future of museum, public and online spaces. Candidates should have 2-4 years experience designing for web, kiosk and mobile. Experience with Motion Graphics and time based works is considered a plus. Candidate should be able to produce production ready files while also engaging in and guiding early concept and ideation phases required for the realization of finished works.

The Designer will work under Local Projects’ Creative Directors and Principal on a variety of projects and tasks. We are currently developing media for the National September 11 Memorial Museum, SFMOMA, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, as well as a variety of Civic and Cultural sector clients. These projects will demand a very special individual who can work autonomously but also takes direction well and who can combine passion with craft to create something extraordinary.

Qualifications:

2-4 years experience in graphic design for interactive media.

An understanding of interactive design.

Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite applications.

Experience with motion graphics a plus.

Ability to think conceptually.

Attention to detail with the ability to produce production-ready materials.

 

Graphic Design Intern

Paid/ Internship/ Start Date: Summer

Local Projects is currently seeking Graphic Design interns with strong 2D design and production skills as well as an interest in Interaction Design. Candidates should have a foundation in design for web/mobile, motion graphics as well as physical installations. Candidates will assist in the creation of production ready files while also engaging in early concept and ideation phases required for the realization of finished works.

March 2, 2015

Employer Profile: J. Neal Design, Baltimore, MD

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www.jnealdesign.com

J.Neal Design is a boutique architecture firm with big-project experience who tailors their process to each client’s visions individually. We work collaboratively to yield uniquely designed space that is both practical and beautiful. We believe in asking more of ourselves, beyond the conventional architectural practice by building close relationships with clients, contractors, and consultants that share our values and understand the significance of the built environment and the long standing effects quality design brings to our lives and those of future generations.

Marketing Position

Paid/ Part-Time/ Start Date: ASAP

Help manage the marketing, publications, competitions, and website of the firm as well as assisting in the day-to-day operations.

Qualifications:

– experience with marketing/advertising/social media

– be able to oversee company marketing department

– be able to self-manage and multi-task

– revit 2014/sketchup/rhino/max/adobeCS knowledge a plus

 

Architectural Intern

Paid/ Internship/ Start Date: 3/16/15

Assist with field surveys, documentation, design, drafting, etc. and possibly help manage the day-to-day operations of the firm.

Qualifications:

– Revit 2014 + SketchUp

– have a positive work ethic and be able to multi-task

– want to learn new things with an exciting firm

– be a creative problem solver and ability to self-manage

– rhino/max/adobeCS knowledge a plus

March 2, 2015

Employer Profile: Young Audiences of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

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www.yamd.org

Program Associate

Unpaid/ Internship/ Start Date: 5/25/15

•Work with the Program Director to increase the reach of arts education programming to more students across the state of Maryland.

•Oversee the distribution and collection of assembly and residency program evaluations.

•Make site visits and evaluate running programs and artists.

•Create and distribute contracts for assembly programs to artists and school contacts.

•Assist on-site manager, with Baltimore City Public Schools, Summer Learning Academies- providing on-site support to teachers, artists, and students.

•Update and design Teacher Guides for all arts programs on our roster.

•Work with the marketing department to develop targeted marketing materials and mailing lists to increase visibility in underserved areas of the state.

•Participate in a website redesign, including generating new text, choosing photos and references, and assisting with layout.

•Assist with planning artist-in-residency programs.

•Collect and analyze data pertinent to programming, student reach, marketing, and development.

•Assist with filing and other administrative tasks.

•Assist with special projects

Qualifications:

Enrolled in Community College or University.

GPA: 2.7 or above

 

February 24, 2015

Employer Profile: Smithsonian American Art Museum

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Americanart.si.edu

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is the oldest federal museum, with one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world. The Renwick Gallery (currently closed for renovations) is part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and displaying American crafts. The museum’s galleries are located in a large historic building on F Street, N.W., which is shared with the National Portrait Gallery. This building also houses the Lunder Conservation Center and the Luce Foundation Center, the first visible art storage and study center in Washington D.C.

1.) Summer Program, 2015

Unpaid/ Internship/ Start Date: 6/8/2015

The Summer Program is eight weeks, full time, with selected students placed in one museum department or office that is related to their career interests. Placements are available in most of the museum’s departments and offices; see this webpage for more details on each museum area: http://www.americanart.si.edu/visit/contact/. Applicants may suggest possible placements in their statement of purpose. An application consists of a statement of career interests, a resume or CV, and official or unofficial transcripts, for all schools above high school, sent to the Intern Program Officer at this email address: HollomonJ@si.edu. Students applying to the Exhibitions department must provide the website address for their portfolio and should detail their software program knowledge and experience in their resumes. The deadline for application submissions, by MICA students, is March 13, 2015

Qualifications:

Students must be four-year college graduates, college seniors, or juniors (individuals finishing their sophomore year at the time of application). Academic enrollment is not required. Graduate students will be considered for this program on an individual basis.

 

2.) The Advanced Level Program (museum operations and training), fall and spring semesters, 2015-2016

Unpaid (One stipend is available annually for a graduate student with excellent academics and financial need)/ Internship/ Dates: Early September, 2015 through Mid-April, 2016

This is a museum operations program; hands-on department assignments are combined with weekly academic workshops and seminars. The program takes place during the fall and spring semesters, with participation 20 hours weekly. There is a possible one semester, full-time, option. Intern placements are available in most of the museum’s departments and offices. See this webpage for more details on each museum area: http://www.americanart.si.edu/visit/contact/. For the first semester, students are assigned to an area related to their career interests (suggestions for placement may be made in the student’s statement of purpose). During the second semester, participants may choose their own assignment, in consultation with the Intern Program Officer. An application to this program consists of a statement of career interests, a resume or CV, official or unofficial transcripts, for all schools above high school, sent to the Intern Program Officer at this email address: HollomonJ@si.edu. Students applying to the Exhibitions department must provide the website address for their portfolio and should detail their software program knowledge and experience in their resumes. The deadline for application submissions, by MICA students, is April 1, 2015.

Qualifications:

Applicants should be graduate students, four-year college graduates, or college seniors with some previous experience. Academic enrollment is not required for application.

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