Feb 5th : Portfolio Prep Panelists

February 3, 2016

This Friday, Feb 5th at 6pm we will have a panel of experts speak on the topics of portfolio creation, job application and self-promotion, who will be here to answer your questions.

Some topics will be:
– how to effectively promote yourself as an aspiring strategic designer?
– what design consultancies are looking for?
– how to increase your chances to get a job at one of the more traditional consulting firms?
– what are the most important steps you need to take now to start your entrepreneurship journey after graduation?

Our guests are:

Faculty_Megan-FathMegan Fath (Doblin:Innovation Consultants / Designer & Talent Scout)
Megan is an empathetic designer who practices research to interpret behavior and identify design opportunities. A passionate matchmaker for research and design, she leads innovation and design initiatives to transform the ways organizations see and act on change.



Mark_Leal_Parsons_Strategic_Design_and_ManagementMark Leal (E*TRADE Financial Corporation)
Mark is a Senior Marketing Research Analyst and part-time faculty at The New School. In addition, he is also an SD+M alum!



Shelby webShelby Thompson (Tomorrow Lab)
Shelby is not only the Business & Marketing Manager at Tomorrow Lab, but also the first person who reviews portfolios and resumes.



ccCatherine Choronzey (Senses & Co)

Catherine is the founder and CEO of Senses & Co,  an e-commerce website specializing in curated erotic products and experiences. She is also an SD+M alum!



michael wittMichael Witt (The New School)
Michael is a Graduate Career Advisor at the Center for Student Success at The New School.




  • Submit questions that you would like our panel to address here.
  • If you have a portfolio or website, that you would like specific feedback on, please send us an email with a pdf file or a link in preparation for the event to sdm@newschool.edu

To join us in-person, please RSVP

To view virtually, log-in via Zoom https://NewSchool.zoom.us/j/246806774

When Fri Feb 5, 2016 6pm – 8pm Eastern Time