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The semester is almost over! With summer right around the corner, AIGA has resources to help you navigate finals, internships and interviews for your next big thing:

 
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What you need to know about internships

Whether you’re heading off to a summer internship or just starting your search, it’s important to understand what’s expected of you, as well as the employer’s responsibilities to you. We recommend reading A Guide to Internships and The Cost of Free Labor before you head out the door to that sweet gig.


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Don’t be a victim of copying

Copyright law provides protection to designers, but as on any trip to a new place, you’ll need to learn a few local customs and phrases to get the most out of it. Legal advisor and SVA professor Frank Martinez walks through the basics and gives practical advice for protecting your work. Read Frank’s advice.


Interviewers

Tips for designers: Nailing the interview

In today’s competitive marketplace, a lot of designers are applying for the same jobs. Know your strengths and sell them to stand out from the pack. This post from Savage art director Ashley Rundall (AIGA Houston) outlines what every designer needs to know before the interview process. See Ashley’s tips.


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Special offer to graduating students

Graduation isn’t the finish line—it’s just the beginning. AIGA offers a special half-price associate rate to graduating students to keep you in the race. To take advantage of this great deal, just make sure your expected graduation date is correct on your account. If you already received a renewal notice listing the student price, simply contact us. We’ll make the adjustment so you move up the ranks and renew at the Associate level for just $105.



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