At KCAI you'll not only learn sound studio practices and techniques, but you will also have opportunities to start building your professional experiences.
The Art Institute helps students prepare for their career in a lot of ways. We have industry working professionals that come in to speak to the students on a regular basis.
Students can go to the Professional Practice Center here at KCAI and work with faculty to help in placement for internships.
We work with students to develop business skills and entrepreneurship skills. If they're interested in having their own studio practice or if they're interested in starting their own company. Our internship program helps students get experience working with companies, and oftentimes individual artists to learn about different career experiences.
KCAI has a number of locations international and local ,where students can intern such as Hallmark and Garmin dimensional innovations.
Every year, a number of students are paired with Hallmark employees across a lot of their creative divisions.
I am creative director, director of talent, at an agency here in Kansas City called C-3 and have helped build a paid internship program that runs year round.
And we usually have between 20 and 25 students a year, that intern in all different departments with the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art.
We also have a students that did an internship with Flying Bark studios in Australia.
We've had a lot of students go and work on everything from live action, production to corporate video, Disney, DreamWorks, Wedded digital. We've been lucky again to have the connections in the industry that we do to open up these possibilities for the students.
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