State Farm Creatives Visit the Art Department

This is a valuable opportunity for participants! Don’t allow yourself to get caught by the “Creative Catch-22”… Art Degree but no experience. Internships are the solution! Students in Design, Photography […]

This is a valuable opportunity for participants! Don’t allow yourself to get caught by the
“Creative Catch-22”… Art Degree but no experience. Internships are the solution!

Students in Design, Photography and E-Studio…
Get your portfolios and resumes in order!

During the week of October 1-4, 2012, the State Farm Creative Services department will be recruiting Howard University students for internship for the summer of 2013. All of these internships are paid positions and include relocation to Bloomington, IL for the summer.

All design, photography and e-studio students across the disciplines (print, web, audio, film and interactive) are expected to attend at least one of the presentations below. You will also want to prepare your resumes and portfolios and schedule an individual portfolio review with one of the Creative Team members.

Below is the schedule of activities for next week. All of the HU art students are encouraged to participate in the presentations given by the State Farm team. You are also being recommended to sign-up for an individual portfolio review.

Download Internship Job Descriptions: Digital DesignerWriter ProducerSystems AnalystPhotographer.

Previous Internship Awardees include:

  • Adrienne Gaither, BFA 2011, MFA candidate (SF Intern 2010)
  • Merawi Gerima, BFA 2012 (SF Intern 2011, 2012)
  • Shavaun Hairston, BFA 2012 (SF Intern 2010, 2011)
  • Steven Jackson, BFA 2011 (SF Intern 2010)

State Farm visit to Howard University
October 1-4 with the Department of Art
(This schedule is subject change so check frequently.) 

Monday October 1st
1:30pm – 2:30pm
Presentation by the State Farm creative team to the design majors and minors, to include a Q & A session and the scheduling of individual portfolio reviews
Location: Art Dept, room 2019

4:00pm – 5:00pm
Presentation by the State Farm creative team to the design majors and minors, to include a Q & A session and the scheduling of individual portfolio reviews
Location: Art Dept, room 2019

5:30pm – 7:00pm
Scheduled individual portfolio review sessions for students by the State Farm creative team
Location: Art Dept, room 2026

Tuesday October 2nd
9:00 am – 10:15 am
Presentation by the State Farm creative team to Art Students, to include a Q & A session and the scheduling of individual portfolio reviews
Location: Art Dept, room 2019 (during Assist. Prof. Featherstone’s Typography I class)

9:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Scheduled individual portfolio review sessions for students by the State Farm creative team
Location: Art Dept, room 2026

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm (TENTATIVE) 
Info Session on State Farm Creative Services
Location: School of Communications (Ms. Dudley)

1:00pm – 4:00pm
Scheduled individual portfolio review sessions for students by the State Farm creative team
Location: Art Dept, room 2026

5:00pm – 6:00pm
Presentation by the State Farm creative team to the design majors and minors, to include a Q & A session and the scheduling of individual portfolio reviews
Location: Art Dept, room 2019 (during Prof. McEachern’s Design for Advertising I class)

Wednesday October 3rd
9am – 11:30am
Scheduled individual portfolio review sessions for students by the State Farm creative team
Location: Art Dept, room 2026

11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Open dialogue sessions between students and the State Farm Graphic Designer (lunch will be provided to student’s who participate.)
Location: Dean’s Conference Room, 1st Floor Fine Arts Building

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Open dialogue sessions between students and the State Farm Graphic Designer (lunch will be provided to student’s who participate.)
Location: Dean’s Conference Room, 1st Floor Fine Arts Building

2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Scheduled individual portfolio review sessions for students by the State Farm creative team.
Interviews will be grant by the Creative Services Manager during this session.
Location: Art Dept, room 2026 (for interviews)

Thursday October 4th
8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Scheduled individual portfolio review sessions for students by the State Farm creative team
Location: Art Dept, room 2026

For more information or questions, contact Dr. Tony McEachern, by email at ammceachern@howard.edu.

Download Internship Job Descriptions: Digital Designer, Writer Producer, Systems Analyst, Photographer.


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