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This week is Creative Careers Industry Week!  


An overview of the week is below, to help you determine what events might be of interest to you!


Creative Careers Industry Week- Overview- November 8th-12th

Blurb: If you’re interested in a career in arts, media, communications, or design join us for Creative Careers Week! We are collaborating with multiple partners across campus to bring you a series of events exploring a variety of career paths in this dynamic industry.

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Event #1 

Date: Monday, November 8th at Noon  

Location: In-Person: Career Resource Room  

Title: Creative Careers Week 2021: Making Your Way in the Arts 

Blurb: Making your way in the arts: participants will learn where & how to get started in exploring a career in the creative field, learn about academic options & activities and obtain resources to aid in identifying possible careers/occupations. Participants will obtain links to activities for self-assessment and will be able to plan their next step.  Participants will become aware of other events they can attend to learn more specifically about a particular career. 


Event #2 

Wednesday- November 10th at noon  

Location: Virtual  

Title: Creative Careers Week 2021: Alumni in the Arts  

Blurb: Please join GMU Career Services and George Mason Alumni Association for an "Alumni in the Arts" panel. We will have both front of the house staff as well as those who work behind the scenes in the world of dance, music, and theatre. This is a session you don't want to miss. Attendees will be eligible to win a 100-dollar gift card from Mason Alumni Association. 


Event #3 

Wednesday 10th- 5:30-6:30pm (join 15 minutes prior to set up)  

Location: Virtual  

Creative Careers Week 2021: UX Design and Design Thinking: The Integration of Technology and Creativity 

 Blurb: UX Design is an integration of creativity and technology, in this live session you’ll hear from UX professionals the panelist discuss how they are charging ahead in this growing field.  You will learn how to apply your creative skills to a career in app development and user experience. 


Event #4 

Thursday-November 11th  at Noon-Wix Workshop- Joanna 

Creative Careers Week: “How to Market Yourself with a Website?” by Wix 

Location: Hybrid- (In-Person in Career Resource Room, Virtual via Zoom)  

Blurb: Description:  Join Wix staff to learn more about creating your online portfolio website. We’ll cover how to plan a website, how to use the Wix platform, and explore professional design features. Have your laptop ready to discover the basics in creating a Wix website as well as features to take your portfolio to the next level. And... a one-year FREE Wix premium plan to all attendees! 






Rachel E. Lindsey, M.A, M.Ed.

Assistant Director, Career Education

George Mason University | University Career Services

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