Digital Media Boot Camp (Session One of Three)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

4:00pm - 6:00pm

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3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

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Event Details

Topic One: The importance of online portfolios (The Washington Post)

Topic two will highlight the importance of online portfolios and online presence from the employer's perspective. Austin Graff, Talent Branding & Development Specialist Washington Post will have the chance to highlight the different vehicles in which a candidates can present their work.  Topics include: linked in, website or blog, ways to organize, personal social media and resources that can help you build your portfolio. 

Topic Two: Overview of Digital Media Industry (The Washington Post)
This session will give a high level overview of the digital media industry providing a big picture of careers in digital media. Topics will include audio/video, social media and sales. Darren Mooney from the Washington Post will speak about the importance that data plays in this industry and highlight the technical and non technical skills needed to work in this field in an entry level capacity. 

This is a great place to network with The Washington Post and learn about the opportunities either full time or internships.

Topic Three: The Business of Social Media (Upside Travel)
Topic three will discuss social media as a business.  Upside Travel will be presenting and speaking to how social media works in their business model as a start up. They will be discussing how social media campaigns work and as a student how you can learn the ropes while in school. They will speak about how social media is used strategically in business.  

*All event details can be found here: https://go.umd.edu/digitalmedia2017

* By registering to attend this event, you are agreeing to attend all three sessions

  • October 25, 2017 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • November 1, 2017 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.
  • November 8, 2017 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

*Space is limited and this priority will be given to undergraduate students. 

For additional information about this event:

Contact Annie Weinschenk at aweinsch@umd.edu