December 2008 Archives

Student Competition FAQ

Okay, so the holidays are almost over and other than celebrating (and recouping from) New Year's Eve, you've got some extra time on your hands before the spring semester starts. Why not get 2009 off to a productive start and work on your SPD Student Design Competition entry!

In case you haven't heard, winners get internships at top magazines in NYC, cash prizes and the Adobe Creative Suite software, not to mention inclusion in the SPD 44 Annual with all the professional winners (click here for more on this past year's Annual).

So, to get you motivated, here's a list of some Frequently Asked Questions about the competition. If you've got others, post them here or email us at And don't forget, the deadline is Monday, March 2. Click on for answers to your questions...


Skills? Check. Portfolio? Check. Internship or Job? Well...

You've come to the right place. Thanks to our Pub Crawl earlier this fall, our recent speaker events and last week's Portfolio Workshop, you're all set to start the job/internship-hunt ... and lucky for you, we're here to help with that too! So check out our Job Board ... spring internships are beginning to come in, so keep checking back as more are posted.

And don't forget, the winners of our Student Design Competition get top-notch internships at some of your favorite magazines ... so get those entries ready! 

Registration Closed for Portfolio Workshop

Thanks to everyone who's coming ... see you soon!

Portfolio Workshop RSVP Deadline: 4pm

At 4pm today we're closing registration for tonight's Portfolio Workshop, so RSVP NOW! And remember, if you're a Student Member, the event is FREE. And it's going to be awesome. Details here.

Portfolio Workshop: Spots Still Available!

Don't forget our Portfolio Workshop is tomorrow night (Tuesday, Dec. 2)! We still have spots open, so RSVP now. Remember you can't get in without an RSVP.

You'll get invaluable one-on-one critiques and advice on how to put the whole thing together, so if you're in the hunt for a magazine art dept job, you should definitely be here ... better to hear this stuff now than in an interview!

Details here.

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