Apply for the KP Fellows Program

By Veronica Alcocer | October 9, 2020

 Kleiner Perkins has been at the center of innovation – investing and building companies like Google, Amazon, Square, Slack, Twitter, Uber, Genentech, and many more. The KP Fellows program is a career-defining opportunity for technical students who are interested in pursuing entrepreneurship, technology, and startups. The program offers: An opportunity to receive $100K for entrepreneurial Read More →

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Free Virtual Industry Event TONIGHT @ 7pm

By Veronica Alcocer | October 6, 2020

This Tuesday, 10/6 @7-8:30pm PDT, attend a free workshop hosted with  Jason Sperling — Global Executive Creative Director for Facebook Reality Labs, Oculus, and School of Advertising alum! Before moving to Facebook, Jason worked on ad campaigns including Apple’s “Get a Mac” and Honda’s “Matthews Day Off”.  Jason will dive into a recent project that Read More →

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Join us for the Fall ’20 ADV/WNM Online Town Hall!

By Veronica Alcocer | October 5, 2020

This month on Thursday, October 22 @3:00pm PST we are hosting an Online Director Town Hall Webinar! This is a great opportunity to share any questions/concerns you have about the department with your directors. We encourage everyone to attend and learn about news and upcoming events regarding the ADV/WNM departments. See you there! To participate, Read More →

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Meet Your Fall 2020 Student Reps!

By Veronica Alcocer | October 2, 2020

New semester, new student representatives. AAU departments appoint different reps, both online and onsite. Their goal is to improve communication between you, your directors/department and university. If you feel more comfortable approaching a peer about an issue you’re having at school, this a great option! You can check out the link here to see what Read More →

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UX/UI Opportunity at Trinchero Family Estates

By Veronica Alcocer | October 2, 2020

Trinchero Family Estates Wine based in Napa Valley is looking for a UX/UI Designer for their company. This role can be partially remote once trained. If you’re interested in knowing more and applying, contact their hiring manager, Sue Wortman (based in East Coast), at swortman@tfewines.com. 

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Sign Up for Fall 2020 Workshops!

By Veronica Alcocer | September 25, 2020

Yay! Fall workshops are here! Please be sure to read and reread our workshop policies. Students need to sign up at least 48 hours before a workshop, and if there are less than 8 students signed up it will get cancelled. If a workshop gets cancelled twice in a row, it will be permanently cancelled Read More →

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This Week’s New Job Board Opportunities!

By Veronica Alcocer | September 25, 2020

Here are some great new career opportunities on the AAU Job Board, be sure to check them out: JustAnswer – UX Designer LinkedIn – Staff UX Designer Nike – UX Designer Stylitics – Senior UX/UI Designer Wing – User Experience Designer

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Sign Up for the 2020-21 Young Glory Competition!

By Veronica Alcocer | September 23, 2020

Sign up for this year’s Young Glory international competition! Every month your team will receive a new brief to work on from October through April. Advertising students primarily enter, but we encourage WNM to expand their horizons! Ideas and solutions for creative briefs can require the skills and thinking WNM students acquire.  Please please please Read More →

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Fall 2020 Office Hours!

By Veronica Alcocer | September 22, 2020

We hope everyone’s fall semester is off to a good start! If you’re interested in talking to your directors or full-time faculty, use this reference to attend their virtual office hours. Please feel free to download our PDF version with smart links! office hours fall 2020

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Virtual Portfolio Review at Facebook for Product Design

By Veronica Alcocer | September 18, 2020

Interested in exploring Product Design? Not sure where to start in terms of getting together a portfolio? Facebook Design is hosting Virtual Portfolio Reviews where current Product Designers will walk through how to frame your digital design portfolio. Sessions will include a presentation on the components of a strong portfolio and smaller break-out groups to review Read More →

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