Career Workshop with Cindy Kaplan '08


Sunday, Sept. 17, 3-5 p.m. 
2612 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica

Did you know that hundreds of hopefuls apply for each job posting on the major career sites and "exclusive" job lists within an hour? How can your resume and cover letter stand out in the stack? And if you do get a call, what do you need to know to ace the interview?

The Hiatt Career Center and the Alumni Club of Southern California invite you to join Cindy Kaplan '08 and Angela Silak, co-owners of Hollywood Resumes, for a career workshop on how to make your resume stand out from the crowd, interview preparation techniques, and where exactly to look for jobs. 

Alumni working or looking for work in all industries are welcome to attend.

RSVP by Tuesday, Sept. 12.

For questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at or 781-736-4041.

Cindy Kaplan '08 hails from Brooklyn. She graduated from Brandeis with a BA in American studies. Her first big gig was as an assistant to a literary manager who also managed a film development database. There, in partnership with Red Varden Studios, she hired, mentored and managed numerous teams of more than a dozen interns. She then moved over to Kids at Play, where she developed, wrote and produced content for outlets, including Disney Junior, Yahoo!, VEVO and Electus. Currently, she is an account manager at Signal Entertainment Marketing, a product placement firm. Cindy also freelances as a writer/producer, and her short documentary "Two Faiths One Prayer" has gained worldwide media coverage. 

Angela Silak, originally from Texas, graduated from Duke with a BA in history and moved to LA in 2009. She completed several internships while working on a master's degree in communication management from the University of Southern California. Then, she held assistant positions at TheWrap and 3 Ball Productions before making her way to Nickelodeon to pursue her passion for children's television. Angela is currently a development executive at Nickelodeon Original Movies and recently completed a second master's degree in educational studies from Loyola Marymount University.

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