This summit was put together to provide you with information, direction, connections, and insight as you pursue your creative career after college. For quick access to any of the following event components, click the desired button below.
Recordings of the live engagement sessions from March 19th-21st are being added weekly. By the end of April to mid-May, we'll have around 40 videos uploaded including the industry chats and applicable Q&A sessions.
Pre-recorded videos are now available. Click HERE to access a list of handouts.
SEA Summit Welcome Video
Graduate School and the Self-Employed Artist: Columbia College Chicago Panel Discussion
Crushing Legal Myths with Attorney, Elizabeth Russell
Panel: Taking a Job That's Not Ideal
Panel: Acing the Interview (1)
Panel: Acing the Interview (2)
Panel: Is Grad School Right for Me?
Why Graduate School at Columbia College Chicago?
Panel: Advice for 2021 Grads
Translating Creative Skills to Job Skills (2)
Panel: Translating Your Creative Skills to Job Skills (1)
Panel: The Wait for the Right Job
Industry Chat: Non Profits and Art Management
Industry Chat: Media / Digital Art
Chat with agent Zach Hartley on the Entertainment Industry
Industry Chat Entrepreneurship & Freelance
Industry Chat: Theatre / Film
Industry Chat Graphic Design
Industry Chat: TV Film Video
Industry Chat: Dance
Sponsors and Collaborators
This free event has been made possible through grants from The Coleman Foundation and The John E. and Jeanne T. Hughes Charitable Foundation.This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. Additional support has been provided by North Central College, DePaul University Coleman Entrepreneurship Center, and Beloit College. Program support has been provided by Columbia College Chicago, Future Founders, and North Central College Enactus. We also want to thank all of the volunteers that have donated their time and expertise as presenters, mentors, resume reviewers, panelists, and more.