LOCAL AND NATIONAL PROFESSIONALS INTERESTED IN HIRING INTERNS, PROVIDING JOB SHADOWING, OR BEING A MENTOR.

If you are interested in these or any other internship, contact Mr. Jay to discuss the possibilities. All opportunities are first come first served.


DAVID KERSEY

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - PIXEL - A SCHOOL FOR MEDIA ARTS
David Kersey, an Arkansas native and graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, is an educator, entrepreneur, and artist. His focus for the past 15 years has been digital art and animation. David moved from Los Angeles, CA where he worked at The Walt Disney Company and Sony Pictures on films such as The Polar Express, The Chronicles of Narnia, Tangled and the highest grossing animated film of all time, Frozen. During David’s time at Disney Feature Animation he worked on two oscar winning production teams, Frozen, and the animated short film Feast. He was recently named executive director for the New Design School in Fayetteville and seeks to develop a world-class institution to enhance digital art education for students and professionals
IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN: DESIGN, ART, ANIMATION, PROGRAMMING, EDUCATION

CARSON RONCKETTO

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - CREATIVE AGENCY
Creative is a promotional marketing and recognition company headquartered in Fayetteville, Arkansas. They partner with clients to develop tangible, branded merchandise, in order to foster enduring relationships between our partners and their customers, employees, investors, and communities.
IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN: DESIGN, ART, ANIMATION, MARKETING, SOCIAL MEDIA, E-COMMERCE.

BRAIN&BRAIN

VIDEO GAME DEVELOPMENTDAVID & BROOKE CONDOLORA BRAIN&BRAINteam@brainandbrain.co
DAVID CONDOLORAFormerly of Pixar and Disney Animation, David is a veteran story shaper. As programmer, he’s usually the left brain of the outfit, but also shares design and writing duties.Outside of development, he devotes an inordinate amount of time to screenwriting, biking, and eating, in some order.


BROOKE CONDOLORAWith a background in graphic design and illustration, Brooke is the artist, animator, and all around right brain-er. She also handles Brain&Brain’s web development and coffee brewing.She's commonly found devouring books at an alarming rate, printing on an old tabletop press, or watching Ghibli films.


IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN: DESIGN, ART, VG DEV, PROGRAMMING, DIGITAL ANIMATION.

EQUESTRIAN BRIDGES

EQUINE THERAPY - www.equestrianbridges.org
The vision and purpose of Equestrian Bridges is to change the face of mental health by providing a unique therapeutic environment and treatment for those in need. IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN: THERAPY, PSYCHOLOGY, ANIMAL SCIENCE, SERVICE LEARNING, EDUCATION.

SUNSHINE BRODER

HOST - SUNSHINE IN THE MORNING on 104.9 THE X
IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN: MUSIC PRODUCTION, COMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT, STRATEGIC MEDIA
The Jim & Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center at the University of Arkansas — a renovation of the old Field House — is named in honor of the couple’s major gift to the project. Completed in September 2015, this world-class performing arts center provides a seating capacity for up to 588 patrons. The Faulkner Performing Arts Center is the main performance venue for the university’s musical organizations and hosts guest musical activities for the university and Northwest Arkansas community. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND VIEW PERFORMANCE CALENDAR.
VOLUNTEER/INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: FRONT OF HOUSE & TECH STAFF JOB SHADOW AVAILABLE FOR ALL KEY STAFF (SOUND ENGINEER, LIGHTING, VENUE MANAGEMENT, STAGE MANAGER)
IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN: MUSIC PRODUCTION, PERFORMING ARTS, THEATRE
NWA FASHION WEEK
NWA Fashion Week’s mission is to highlight fashion trends, burgeoning local brands and up and coming designers, to celebrate Northwest Arkansas’ growing culture, and raise awareness and support for local organizations that are doing incredible things in the world. NWA Fashion Week aims to showcase and retain the talent that makes Northwest Arkansas unique and to act as a catalyst for future collaborative productions. By providing opportunities for photographers, stylists, models, designers, and production teams, NWA Fashion Week hopes to offer experience and lead the way for fashion trends and style throughout Northwest Arkansas. NWA Fashion Week is dedicated to providing opportunities for all those interested in growing the fashion industry in Northwest Arkansas.
The Arkansas Arts and Fashion Forum was founded in 2017 with the hope of providing a central location for creative producers in Arkansas to find professional development resources, creative inspiration, and a community of support.The mission of the Arkansas Arts and Fashion Forum is to provide educational opportunities and professional support for aspiring avant-garde fashion designers, artists, and other creative professionals who are committed to building a vibrant and inspired creative fashion community in Arkansas.

Jamie Weiss

40/29 News Multimedia JournalistOriginally from McKinney, Texas, Jamie discovered her passion for storytelling at a young age, winning various national journalism competitions throughout high school. After high school Jamie traveled to snowy Syracuse University where she majored in Broadcast and Digital Journalism and minored in Psychology and Information Management Technology.While in college, Jamie had the opportunity to work as a reporter and anchor at Syracuse University’s student run television station, CitrusTV. She was also exposed to different newsrooms and honed her social media skills though internships with Dallas’ NBC television station and NBCUniversal’s Rio 2016 Olympics coverage.
IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN: JOURNALISM, TV PRODUCTION, NEW MEDIA