Schedule

Week 1  /  Jan 19
  • Intro
  • Syllabus
  • Internship requirements
  • Job Shadows—due weeks 5, 10, 15
    • design firm
    • in-house team
    • additional one of your choice or a freelancer
  • Parts 1-3 of Job Shadows handout—Due week 4

Week 2  /  Jan 26
  • Careers List—Handout
  • Homework—Goals & Plans—Due next class
  • Homework—Write down info for resume
    • Contact info
    • Work experience
    • Education
    • Skills

Week 3  /  Feb 2
  • Resume & Cover letter (writing & design)
  • Homework—Read 3 Millennials in the Workplace articles
  • Binder Check #1
    • List of 50 Careers
    • Goals & Plans

Week 4  /Feb 9
  • Resume & Cover letter (Post Process PDF)
  • Parts 1-3 of Job Shadows handout Due
  • Millennials in the Workplace Discussion

Week 5  / Feb 16
  • Job Shadow Report 1 Due
  • Resume & Cover letter (Post Process PDF)
  • Homework—collect portfolio project files
  • Homework—Read Flaunt it pages 119–129

Week 6  / Feb 23
  • Resume & Cover letter (Final Due)
  • Presentation skills
  • Discuss Flaunt reading 1
  • Homework—Read Flaunt pages 132–134
  • Binder Check #2
    • Flaunt Reading 1 Response
    • Goals & Plans
    • Cover letter
    • Resume
    • Design Firms Research
    • Millennials in the Workplace response
    • Job Shadow Report 1

Week 7  /  March 1
  • Interviewing
  • Discuss Flaunt reading 2
  • Homework—Read Flaunt pages 135–167
  • Homework
    • Prepare for Mock Interviews

 


Week 8   /  March 8
  • Spring Break

 


Week 9  /  March 15
  • Interviewing—Mock Interviews
  • Discuss Flaunt reading 3
  • Homework—Read Flaunt pages 15–117

 


Week 10  /  March 22
  • Character & Ethics Discussion
  • Discuss Flaunt reading 4
  • Dealing with Clients
  • The Creative Brief
  • Job Shadow Report 2 Due
  • Binder Check #3
    • Flaunt Reading 1 Response
    • Flaunt Reading 2 Response
    • Flaunt Reading 3 Response
    • Flaunt Reading 4 Response
    • Goals & Plans
    • Cover letter
    • Resume
    • Design Firms Research
    • Millennials in the Workplace response
    • Job Shadow Report 1
    • Job Shadow Report 2
    • Interview Responses

 


Week 11  /  March 29 
  • Start Portfolio of work

 


Week 12  /  April 5
  • Portfolio of Work

 


Week 13  /  April 12
  • Personal Finance
  • Homework
    • Attend Graphic Design Senior Show
    • Budget worksheet

 


Week 14  /  April 19

 


Week 15   /  April 26
  • Next week your final binders are due. Take MUCH care in putting your binder together. Consider the order, how assignments are separated, the cleanliness of your assignments, and  overall presentation. You are designers, and everything you turn in should be designed. You all have it in you!
  • Portfolio Review
  • Project/Time Tracking

 

 Week 16  /  May 3
  • Portfolio Due
  • Discuss Graduate Schools Article
  • Binder Check #3
    • Flaunt Reading 1 Response
    • Flaunt Reading 2 Response
    • Flaunt Reading 3 Response
    • Flaunt Reading 4 Response
    • Goals & Plans
    • Cover letter
    • Resume
    • Design Firms Research
    • Millennials in the Workplace response
    • Job Shadow Report 1
    • Job Shadow Report 2
    • Job Shadow Report 3
    • Interview Responses
    • Adam Green Questions & Response
    • Senior Show Responses
    • Budget worksheet
    • Graduate School Article Response