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A Summer at the Foundry

Posted by Aaron Halldorson in Around the Foundry

When I was offered an internship at Chestnut St. Pixel Foundry, I had just finished my first year in Interactive Arts and Technologies at Simon Fraser University and was looking for work during the summer semester. I was amazed and very thankful to find an opportunity to gain experience in the field of graphic design.

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Why We Don’t Do Unpaid Internships

Posted by Kelly Chen in Business

As students or recent grads looking for work experience, a lot of us have been tempted to take on an internship. It’ll look great on my resume! Think of all the connections and experience I’ll gain! Yes, experience is fantastic, and no one is arguing against that. But experience alone doesn’t pay the bills.

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My Practicum Experience at the Pixel Foundry

Posted by Katie Clarke in Around the Foundry

I arrived at the Foundry a timid and very hesitant fresh graduate in media design and web development. I sat in the office sweaty palmed as Megan gave me my first set of seemingly impossible tasks. I was indeed thrown in at the deep end but it turns out, that is exactly what I needed.

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