#SNDDC for students: Register for free Washington Post workshop

Students: Coming to #SNDDC in the spring? Be sure to arrive in time for a special day-long program at The Washington Post.

The Post’s design team hosts students and faculty on Thursday, April 9, providing a a cool program, portfolio reviews with professionals and even a complimentary lunch. Post staffers will also do tours of the newsroom during breaks.

“The Student Sessions” will feature design leaders from The Washington Post, The New York Times and Vox Media.

We’ll also have portfolio reviews: Be certain to bring examples of your work, which can be in digital form or good old-fashioned tearsheets. You will sign up for reviews when you check in at The Washington Post.

Here’s “The Student Sessions” schedule for Thursday, April 9 in Washington:

10 a.m. — Check-in and mingling — Arrival and check-in begins at The Washington Post, 1150 15th Street NW in D.C. The building is close to major train and bus service lines. You enter at the main doors and follow signs to register in the event center.

10:45 a.m. — Welcome and preview of the day
Greg Manifold, The Washington Post, and Matt Mansfield, Northwestern University

11 a.m.On starting something from scratch
Melissa Bell and Yuri Victor, Vox.com

Noon — On designing for impact
A lunch session with Brian Gross and Emmet Smith, The Washington Post
(Note: Lunch will be provided)

1:15 p.m. — On visual storytelling
Wilson Andrews, The New York Times

2:15 p.m. — On interactive graphics and designing for users
Emily Chow and Emily Yount, The Washington Post

3:30-5 p.m. – Portfolio reviews
We will be registering participants for time slots when you check in on April 9.

You will find more information on all the speakers here — and we’ll be sending all student SND chapters the full itinerary for these sessions on April 9.

A reminder: The event is free for students, even if they are not registered for the rest of the annual workshop. Please use this form to register so we can plan ahead. Fill out this form even if you are attending the full #SNDDC workshop at the Newseum. Hope to see you this spring in Washington.

To register for the #SNDDC workshop, which runs April 9-11 in Washington, D.C., click here. Need anything else? Let us know. Contact SND Executive Director Stephen Komives or call us at 407-420-7748, or Workshop Chair Matt Mansfield or call him at 202-661-0104.

About Matt Mansfield

is a Partner at MG Strategy+ Design.

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