COFA Careers Week

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Join Fine Arts Career Services for COFA Careers Week, a week full of programming related to creative careers.

Please RSVP by clicking on each event

Monday, October 22 from 12:00pm-2:00pm in DFA 1.104

Rapid Resume Reviews (no RSVP needed)

Bring a draft of your resume for a 15-minute drop-in consultation with a Fine Arts Career Advisor! We’ll help you tailor your document to reflect your professional goals, whether for an internship, part time job or full time position post-graduation. Stop by DFA 1.104 any time between 12:00pm and 2:00pm.


Tuesday, October 23 from 12:00pm-1:00pm in DFA 1.101

Donuts with COFA (no RSVP needed)

Take a study break and get to know FACS! Visit our office in the basement of Doty Fine Arts for casual conversation and pastries. Have questions about professional development, internship opportunities, job-searching questions, or how we can help you during your time here at COFA? We’d love to guide you in the right direction and enjoy some delicious donuts with you!


Wednesday, October 24 from 12:00pm-1:00pm in DFA 1.104

Tips & Tiffs: The Art of Finance

Deal with your debt and budget like a boss with The Art of Finance! Learn from T&D alumni Julia Lorenz-Olson and Philip Olson (CFP), who have combined their passions for theatre and financial planning into a successful business and hit online PBS series called “Two Cents.” 


Thursday, October 25 from 6:00pm-9:00pm in DFA 1.101

Networking Night

Attend the third annual Fine Arts Career Services Networking Night! Produced in partnership with Creatives Meet Business, this event will feature six prominent Austin creatives. Students will hear from each of the six individuals and have the opportunity to ask questions as the speakers rotate between small roundtables. Hors d’oeuvres will be served before the event begins and there will be a dessert reception following the roundtable discussions. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today! All spots are first come, first served.


Friday, October 25 from 2:30pm-3:30pm in DFA 1.104

Industry Insights with Andrew Simonet, Founder of Artist U. 

Andrew Simonet is a writer and choreographer in Philadelphia. From 1993 to 2013, he co-directed Headlong Dance Theater, creating dances like CELL (a journey for one audience member guided by your cell phone), and This Town is a Mystery (dances by four Philadelphia families in their homes). In 2006, he founded Artists U, an incubator for helping artists make sustainable lives, and wrote Making Your Life as an Artist, an open source guide to living sustainably. Now focused on fiction, his debut novel, Wilder, will be published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux in November 2018.


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Monday-Friday, 10am-12pm, 1pm-4pm