First Job, Now What?

First Job, Now What?

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First Job, Now What?

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APPLICATION GROUP 2
Applications Open:
8/5/24

THIS CIRCLE IS PERFECT FOR

  • Perfect for people who are in their first professional jobs
  • Perfect for early career people, including production staff, artists, or overhead roles
  • Perfect for people looking to grow into new roles, plan a next career step, get promoted

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Identifying what you want for your next career move and steps to get there
  • Discussions about making yourself a viable candidate for promotion
  • Pointers for talking about what you want without offending and at the right moment

WHAT NOT TO EXPECT

  • We are not sourcing jobs or networking for new jobs in our circle

Qualification Criteria

Entry Level (1-2 yrs of experience)
Early Career (3-5 yrs of experience)

Day / Time

Times Per Month:  Twice 
Day / Time:  Tuesday 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Timezone: PDT

* You must meet the qualification criteria AND be able to attend the posted day/time of the circle (please note the timezone posted)

CIRCLE DESCRIPTION

Congratulations! You have landed your first job. Now what?

How do you become a valuable member of your team? What do you do if you make a mistake? How do you talk about your goals and long-term aspirations?

In this circle, you will learn how to identify:

  • Success in your current role
  • Your next career step
  • How to position yourself for a transition
  • How to be ready when a promotion happens
  • We will talk about how to show up professionally and how to talk about our interests strategically

This circle is perfect for anyone in an early career position – artists, production staff, or overhead.

ADDITIONAL Application Requirements

Please submit the following as part of your Application Profile: 

  • Resume

Circle Leader

Angela Lepito

Angela Lepito has worked in the animation and film industry for over 26 years. For the last 17 years, she has been with DreamWorks Animation, holding overhead, production, recruiting, and education roles. In her current position as Department Manager, she oversees the Story and Art Departments under the Artistic Resource Management Group.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Current Title:  Artist Manager

Studio / Employer:  DreamWorks Animation

Link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelalepito/

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