Students and alumni can attend a wide range of presentations, workshops, and recruiting events to enhance their career development.

We offer over 30 career programs every academic year. These programs help build skills and knowledge to prepare students and alumni for the professional world. Topics include resume building, portfolio development, interview strategies, networking, freelancing, and much more! Additionally, we also put on multiple recruiting events each year that connect students with employers and professionals. Check the calendar below for updated event topics and times. Students can also check their RISD email for weekly updates from us about upcoming events.




Topics covered in RISD Career Programs include:

Resume Building | Portfolio/Reel Development | Interviewing Strategies | Networking and LinkedIn | Freelancing | Seeking Artist Residencies | Seeking Grant Opportunities | Fulbright | Career Resources for First-Year Students | Seeking Jobs and Internships | Intersecting Identities in the Art World | Preparing for RISD Recruiting Events


RISD Careers Event Calendar

A live calendar of upcoming events and workshops

    Major Career Events

    Attend these annual events to connect with employers and organizations across the professional world of design and fine arts.

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    Portfolio Reviews

    These amazing events connecting RISD students with design and fine arts professionals occur every spring.

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    Internship Connect

    This dynamic event connecting RISD students with creative employers seeking interns occurs every fall.

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    RISD Entrepreneur Events

    These events equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to launch their own venture, studio, or freelance practice.

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