Employers and students, connect at SCAD Interview Day 2018

Friday, April 20

SCAD Hong Kong

Hong Kong,

292 Tai Po Road

Career fair | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Interviews and professional development workshops | 1-4 p.m.
Employer appreciation reception | 4-5:30 p.m.

Take advantage of on-site interview and networking opportunities at this annual career event — the largest of its kind at SCAD Hong Kong — that connects leading employers with talented students ready to share their expertise with the world.

With 14 programs of study and dozens of minors and certificate programs, SCAD Hong Kong offers students a unique location that merges timeless tradition with cutting-edge technology. View a complete list of programs.

For more information, email the office for career and alumni success at careers-hk@scad.edu.

Employer Registration

Connect with the top talent you need at this annual recruitment event. Conduct on-site interviews and portfolio reviews with unparalleled student professionals, network at the employer appreciation reception and enjoy outstanding student work in a gallery setting.

Register on the SCAD Job Portal by Friday, March 16, via the "SCAD Hong Kong Interview Day 2018" event link.

Registration options:

1. Company Booth and Interviews
Friday, April 20, 2018
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


  • Registration for one to four representatives
  • Lunch for all representatives
  • Table and chairs
  • Booth sign with company name (submit a digital copy of your logo via the link below)
  • SCAD student assistants
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Admittance to the employer appreciation reception for all company representatives

2. SCADTalks and Employer Appreciation Reception
Friday, April 20, 2018
2–5:30 p.m.


  • Registration for unlimited representatives
  • Internal promotion to students (for companies that submit a digital copy of company logo by Monday, April 2)
  • Admittance for all company representatives to SCADTalks, a series of presentations by SCAD professors on industry topics held 2-4 p.m.
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Light refreshments

3. Or, register for both options to attend all of our opportunities and engage with SCAD talent on Interview Day 2018.

Before Interview Day 2018:

  1. Post your available position(s) — paid internships, full-time employment and/or freelance opportunities — on the SCAD Job Portal by Monday, April 2.
  2. Submit your company logo to SCAD by Monday, April 2. (Logos are required for all career fair booth registrations; however, logos are encouraged for all companies attending SCAD Interview Day to assist with internal promotion to our students and professors.)
  3. Review student applications leading up to SCAD Interview Day and identify top talent you’d like to meet at the career fair or employer appreciation reception.
  4. Feel free to reach out to selected candidates directly in advance, encouraging them to either stop by your career fair booth 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., or connect with you at the employer appreciation reception, 4-5:30 p.m.

If you have any changes or cancellations, notify SCAD at least two weeks in advance.

Meet top employers at SCAD Interview Day 2018.

Display your work in a gallery setting and show off the expertise you’ve acquired at SCAD. Take part in on-site interviews and network with employers from around the world who are looking for fresh creative talent.

To include your work in the student gallery, submit an online portfolio before Friday, Jan. 29, via the SCAD Job Portal and include “Interview Day Showcase” as the subject line. To participate in interviews during the event, submit a portfolio and résumé on the SCAD Job Portal before Friday, March 16.

Student checklist

  • Meet with your career adviser to identify career goals, practice interview skills and review your progress toward completing your CAS Career Action Plan.
  • Research the organizations that interest you to find out what experience you need to get hired.
  • Prepare your career materials by polishing your résumé and refining your portfolio. Submit them for review via the SCAD Job Portal before Friday, March 16.
  • Design and print your business cards and have them ready for networking opportunities.
  • Practice your elevator pitch and attend a mock interview session with career and alumni success.
  • Seek professional references and have them ready to be called upon.

Friday, April 20, 2018

10:30-11 a.m. | Check-in and booth setup
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Career fair
1-2 p.m. | Lunch
2-4 p.m. | Continue interviews and attend professional development workshops
4-5:30 p.m. | Employer appreciation reception

What to expect if you registered for the Company Booths and Interviews:

  1. Employers can start setting up their company booths at 10:30 a.m.
  2. Bring your company promotional materials such as brochures, posters, laptop with slideshow and any other relevant materials to represent your company.
  3. Employers are encouraged to interact with students and host informal interviews with walk-in candidates.
  4. Determine if you'd like to talk more with particular students and invite them for formal interviews in the afternoon.
  5. Lunch will be provided for employers and students at 1 p.m.
  6. Starting at 2 p.m., representatives may conduct formal interviews with selected students or attend SCADTalks, a series of presentations by SCAD professors on industry topics.

What to expect if you registered for SCADTalks and Employer Appreciation Reception:

  1. Starting at 2 p.m., join us for SCADTalks, a series of presentations by SCAD professors on industry topics.
  2. Attend the employer appreciation reception starting at 4 p.m. and network with SCAD students, alumni, staff and faculty members. You can choose to interview students in designated interview lounge spaces on campus.

Thank you, and we look forward to hosting you at SCAD!

Office of Career and Alumni Success
SCAD Hong Kong | Savannah College of Art and Design
careers-hk@scad.edu  | +852.2253.8089

Student Workshops

Learn to make the most of this annual career event at the following prep workshops and follow-up discussions offered by the office for career and alumni success.

Interview Day Boot Camp
Friday, March 2, 11 a.m.
Room 407

How to Design a Business Card
Monday, April 2, 2 p.m.
See SCAD Job Portal for location details

Getting an Internship or Job as an International Student
Tuesday, April 3, 11 a.m.

How to Prepare for an Interview
Thursday, April 5, 2 p.m.
Room 014

How to Follow Up After an Interview (and Why)
Monday, April 9, 2 p.m.
Room 014

How to Refine Your Portfolio
Thursday, April 12, 11 a.m.
Location: See SCAD Job Portal for details

Mock Interviews
Thursday, April 12, 2 p.m.
Room 014

LinkedIn to Go
Monday, April 16, 10:35 a.m.

Mock Interviews
Tuesday, April 17, 2 p.m.
Room 014

How to Follow Up After Interview Day (and Why)
Monday, April 23, 10:35 a.m.

How to Follow Up After Interview Day (and Why)
Tuesday, April 24, 10:35 a.m.

How to Continue Your Job Search
Thursday, April 26, 11 a.m.

For more information about SCAD Interview Day or any of these workshops, email careers-hk@scad.edu.