Jumpstart Your Career at the 2019 SXSW Conference

January 15, 2019 Ari Roth

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SXSW 2019 is officially less than 1 month away and we’re feeling ecstatic after recently announcing the World Premiere of Paramount Pictures’ Pet Sematary, directed by Kevin Kölschand and Dennis Widmyer, as the closing night film for the 2019 Film Festival along with Midnighters, Festival Favorites, Shorts, Episodic Pilot Competition, Virtual Cinema, Music Video and more. Last week in our Music Weekly Roundup, we also added Polyvinyl indie stalwart Pedro the Lion, alt-folk collective The Strumbellas, psych-pop quartet Crumb, Terrible Records singer-songwriter Miya Folick and others to our already huge Music Festival lineup. But, stay tuned… because we’re just getting warmed up.

Finish planning your SXSW adventure and make it official by grabbing your badge for this March! With our SXSW Badge Discount for Enrolled Students, currently enrolled students may apply to purchase a SXSW Interactive, SXSW Film, or SXSW Music Badge at the discounted price of $350 through February 15, 2019 at 11:59pm PT. And if you’re no longer eligible for the student discount, you can still save on the walk-up rate for a SXSW Badge by registering before February 15.

Learn more about SXSW Badge Discount rates below and start creating your schedule! Learn from – and network with industry leaders from some of the world’s largest companies. Discover the latest trends, experience red-carpet Film premieres, and get to know global emerging artists from March 8-17, 2019.

Whether you’re attending SXSW as a student or as a young professional looking to advance your career, browse our list of sessions at the SXSW Conference aimed at fostering creative and professional growth.

If you’re looking to make your way in the music industry, be sure to check out these beginner music industry focused sessions at SXSW 2019.

Have you always dreamt of building a career in the film industry? Don’t pass up these film industry focused conference sessions!

SXSW 2019 Sessions for Students

Students in the Music Industry Meet Up

Co-hosted by student talent buyers from UW’s WUD Music and FSU’s Club Downunder, this meetup provides an occasion for student talent buyers to meet with students from other colleges as well as agents and others in the industry to discuss the challenges of college booking and to cultivate a network of college bookers.

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Building a 21st Century Workforce

This panel will discuss ways to encourage greater adoption of non-traditional educational pathways — such as apprenticeships, train-to-hire programs and internships — to introduce Americans to high-demand careers in tech and help our country build a competitive and fully-equipped 21st-century workforce.

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College Booking: How to Book Like the Pros

This session aims to provide students and advisors with the tips and tricks to better navigate the booking process, as well as advice on working with agencies, when to start the booking process, working with middle buyers, and more.

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Continue searching the SXSW 2019 schedule to find more sessions relevant to you! If you’re unsure which badge is right for you, take our Badge Quiz to find out.

Register now to experience 10 days of programming to fuel your own creativity and career aspirations this March 8-17 in Austin, TX!

To apply for a student discount on a SXSW 2019 Badge, complete the form and provide a PDF illustrating proof of current school enrollment or school employment. After we receive and verify proof of enrollment or employment, we will email you a registration coupon. More discount details and the application form can be found on the 2019 SXSW Student Discount Form.

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