February 2, 2018 at 2:30 pm

Career Corner | Alumni Panel on Creative Jobs, March 8

The Ohio University Career and Leadership Development Center offers an Industry Panel on Creative Jobs on Thursday, March 8, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Baker 533.

“Most majors can find opportunities across industries. From communications roles within healthcare to computer engineering in e-commerce and retail, your major can be applied to a broad spectrum of industries. During the March Industry Panel, learn from creative professionals about how they built their careers in the arts,” says Erika Peyton of the CLDC.

Registration for this event is required to attend. Please bring a digital or paper copy of your registration.

Light refreshments and drinks offered after the panel.


Kailee Slusser
Graphic Designer for Ohio University
Alma mater: Ohio University, Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Graphic Design
Slusser has worked as a graphic designer for various nonprofit missions, from fair access to local healthy food, to business incubation, to philanthropy and communications at Ohio University. Her projects have ranged from complete brand strategies to simple signage and handouts. After hours, she maintains a light load of freelance and volunteer design and searches for ways to create art for fun rather than funds.

Bailey Poland, portrait

Bailey Poland

Bailey Poland ’11
Alma mater: Graduate of Ohio University and the University of Findlay with a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and an Master of Arts in Rhetoric and Writing
Connect with her on LinkedIn.
Poland is a first-year Ph.D. student in the rhetoric and writing program at Bowling Green State University. She decided to pursue a Ph.D. after almost six years of corporate work, including as a marketing-communications analyst for ADP, a global payroll and human resources organization. Poland is also the author of Haters: Harassment, Abuse, and Violence Online, a book about internet-based sexist behavior. Find her on Twitter as @the_author_, writing about life as a Ph.D. student on Patreon, or lost in an archive whenever she can carve out the time.

Laura Brooks
Owner of Ellebrux
Graduate of Ohio University; Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting
Brooks is a self-employed creative entrepreneur who designs products for her brand Ellebrux, which was created with a love of color and craftsmanship selling fine art and hand-painted jewelry and accessories. Find her work in shops, online, and in-person at handmade markets throughout the year.

Emily Beveridge
Program Specialist at ARTS/West
Graduate of Ohio University; Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Master of Fine Arts in Painting
Since moving to Athens in 2002 to pursue her BFA in Painting at the Ohio University School of Art, Beveridge has resided in the town and has worked as an artist, educator, and now as an arts administrator at ARTS/West. Beveridge views teaching, facilitating, and creating as all parts of being a well-rounded person and artist. In her current role as ARTS/West Program Specialist, she is active in creating new and exciting programs, such as PRISM After School Program, and The ARTS/West Musical Lending Library.

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