Sunday, December 16, 2007

LA, SF, NYC and London - here we come!

For the first time Hyper Island will perform a recruitment tour outside Sweden. Starting point for the tour is Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and London. Together with students, some of the Hyper Island staff will tour four world cities in order to meet up with creative people that are interested in becoming Hyper Island students for the fall 2008.

Hyper Island will run the Digital Media program in Karlskrona and the Interactive Art Director program in Stockholm with an international touch. This means that the two programs are open for English speaking people as private paying students.

Dates for the recruitment tour are:

Los Angeles 5th-6th of January
San Francisco 12th-13th of January
New York 26-27th of January
London 2nd-3rd of February

In order to take part in the recruitment tour you have to apply (see how to apply below) to participate in a recruitment day. A recruitment day consists of:

- A personal interview.
- Informal meetings with Hyper Island students and staff.
- An individual creative task.
- A team assignment.

Participation in a recruitment day takes about 10 hours.

How to apply?
If you want to participate in one recruitment day during the recruitment tour you have to send an email to tour@hyperisland.se providing Hyper Island with the following information:
1. Full name
2. Address (street and number, zip code, city, country)
3. Phonenumber
4. Email address
5. Date of birth (YYYY-MM-DD)
6. Previous education
7. Choosen city for the recruitment tour (LA, NYC, SF or London)
8. Which day of the recruitment days you apply to take part in
9. URL to your portfolio
10. A personal letter (Maximum one A4 paper)

A pre-condition of having the chance to get admitted to a recruitment day is that you together with your application provide Hyper Island with a URL to your digital portfolio and a personal letter - who you are and why you wish to become a student at Hyper Island.

The personal letter should be attached with your email as a PDF document.

If you get admitted to a recruitment day, an email with more specific information regarding the process and structure of the recruitement day will be sent out to you.

For more detailed information about the specific programs and the conditions of being a private paying student see Digital Media Program Karlskrona and Interactive Art Director Program Stockholm.

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