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Friday, July 8 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Put Fandom on your Resume

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You’ve written 100,000 words worth of fanfiction, you moderate a message board, you volunteer at your favorite convention, you’ve won NaNoWriMo twice. But how does this translate into “real world” skills? Can you turn your passion into professional experience? Yes! Involvement in a fandom can show leadership, passion, commitment and dedication. During this hour, we’ll help you incorporate your fandom experience into a professional resume. Bring a draft of a cover letter, resume, or CV and your preferred writing utensil!

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Olivia Dolphin

Editor, Wizards in Space
Olivia Dolphin is a dolphin*, writer and publisher, oversharer, and ships herself with Oliver Wood (still). Her favorite thing to talk about is the Sorting Hat, and she plays for the Hogwarts Tonsil Hockey Team. She’s the Senior Volunteer Coordinator for the Mischief Management... Read More →
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Hannah Panek

Hannah Panek was born in 1989, just like Taylor Swift. She likes Harry/Hermione fanfiction, sudoku puzzles and the song Gringotts Goblin Coaster by Harry and the Potters. Hannah is the Volunteer Coordinator for Mischief Management’s LeakyCon and GeekyCon, and a host on the Game... Read More →

Friday July 8, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Grand Ballroom IV