Schedule

Tenative Schedule for Design Students

 

Dates

Topic

Reading from text

Assignments Due

Aug

18

Syllabus (briefly), jobs available, job searching, make due date calendar, create LinkedIn accounts

 

 

20

Resumes and cover letters

 

Due Date Calendar

 

25

Other business letters, try online communications

Bring laptops and headsets

FC Ch. 2 worksheets

27

making logos and branding yourself

 

FC Ch. 3 worksheets

Sept

1

Business cards, leave behind pages and packets

P: Ch 1

 

3

ONLINE: Chapter one  portfolio book

P: Ch 2

1st Draft cover & resume

 

8

ONLINE: Chapter two  portfolio book

P: Ch 3

 

10

Chapter three portfolio book

P: Ch 4

1st Draft Follow-up, Thank-you/ Decline Letters

 

15

ONLINE: Chapter four  portfolio book

 

 

17

Work on mock-up portfolio (ch. 4)

 

1st Draft Cards, Personal Page & L.B. Page

 

22

ONLINE: Ethics on the job; photographing work 

P: Ch 5

 

24

ONLINE: Chapter five  portfolio book

P: Ch 6 & 7

Bring Parts (for grade) + Mini mock-up portfolio (worth 2 grades)

 

29

Chapter six and seven portfolio book

P: Ch 8

 

1

ONLINE: Chapter eight  portfolio book

P: Ch 9

 

Oct

6

ONLINE: Chapter nine  portfolio book and prep for website lessons

 

 

8

Creating an online portfolio

 

Proj 1 – Final Letters + Interview Packs

 

13

I will probably schedule a SATURDAY online instead of Tuesday for Guest Lecturer- TBA

 

 

15

Fall Break – No Class

 

 

 

20

Creating an online portfolio

 

 

22

Review Portfolio

 

Collection of Job Openings Due + Phone Log

 

27

the Interview Process

 

 

29

Dressing for interviews

 

 

Nov

3

Online  Guest Lecturer:

 

 

5

Online  Guest Lecturer:

 

 

 

10

Online  Guest Lecturer:

 

 

12

Online Guest Lecturer:

 

 

 

17

Interviews

 

Portfolio DUE!!!!!!!! @9am

19

Interviews

 

 

 

24

Last Class – What to expect on the job

 

 

Dec

3
8-10am

THURSDAY 8am to 10 am
Present your portfolios and web portfolios to class

 

Pick up Portfolio

 

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