Navigating Career Fairs as an IGM Student

Navigating Career Fairs as an IGM Student

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One of the requirements for graduating with a B.S. in either Game Design & Development or New Media Interactive Development is completing two blocks of co-op. Co-op is short for co-operative education, which is essentially a paid internship where a student is employed full-time at a company doing work related to the student’s major for a minimum of 350 hours throughout a fall, spring, or summer block.

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TAing in IGM

TAing in IGM

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The beginning of my third year at RIT came with two new roles for me - Interactive Games and Media (IGM) Ambassador, and Teaching Assistant (TA). Many colleges, and even programs at RIT, do this role a little differently, so I thought I would speak to my experience within Game Design and Development in IGM.

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One Step inside the Industry

One Step inside the Industry

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30 minutes have passed, and I still haven’t found a good way to start this post. There is just too much that I want to talk about! I want to talk to you about my co-op working experience, life in China, the games I worked on, the Chinese game industry and so many other things! So if you are ready for this, grab a cup of tea because this is going to be a long story.

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Getting Out of your Comfort Zone

Getting Out of your Comfort Zone

Being at college can be one of the most amazing experiences in a person's life, so why not use the time that you are at college to go out of your comfort zone and enjoy everything that there is to offer. In my first year at RIT I wanted to try as many things as possible, with over 300 clubs and activities, an awesomely diverse community and thousands of unique people with unique stories I just couldn’t wait to jump into it all. However, the only problem was amongst all of the excitement I was feeling, I was really nervous because all of it was so new to me.

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