We are here to help you get engaged with RISD and access the best creative talent in the world!

We make it easy for employers to connect with RISD talent in a variety of ways. You can post internships, jobs, and other opportunities to our internal job board, ArtWorks. You can find RISD talent at our exclusive portfolio showcase, RISD Portfolios. You may also meet students in person by participating in Portfolio Reviews, On-Campus Interviews, Internship Fairs and more.

Key Ways to Connect With RISD Talent

Explore these effective ways to engage with and hire RISD students and alumni!

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Artworks - Fine Art and Design Opportunities

Easily post your opportunities to RISD's exclusive job, internship, and artist opportunity database. The best way to attract students and alumni!

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RISD Portfolios
RISD on Behance

Students and alumni from all majors share their work on this amazing online platform. Explore portfolios by creative field to see work and reach out to talent directly.

RISD Portfolios on Behance

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Design Portfolio Review

We host this major event each spring with 100+ organizations and 500+ students participating annually. Organizations, spanning industries across design, get the chance to meet with students to view their work and discuss potential professional opportunities.

Learn More About Design Portfolio Review

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Fine Arts Portfolio Review

We host this major event each spring with 40+ organizations and nearly 200 students participating annually. Organizations, spanning categories across fine arts, get the chance to meet with students to view their work and discuss potential professional opportunities

Learn More About Fine Arts Portfolio Review

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Internship Connect

We host this annual career fair style event every October, with over 70 organizations and 400 students in attendance.

Learn More About Internship Connect

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On-Campus Interviews

Select organizations may coordinate with the Career Center for customized on-campus interview visits. Contact our office to inquire for more details.

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Design Talks, Professional Panels, & More

We coordinate with select organizations to present to students on campus about their creative culture and work environment, speak as part of industry panels, or offer student portfolio reviews. Contact our office to inquire for more details.

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Employer Information & RISD Hiring Principles

Learn more about hiring from RISD, Career Center Principles of Social Equity & Inclusion, and our Policy on Student Competitions.

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Recruiting From RISD

Insights from employers and students who have attended our major recruiting events.