The RISD Careers team researches the leading job boards and industry publications to support student and alumni career objectives.

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ArtWorks - Fine Art and Design Opportunities

ArtWorks is an exclusive internships and jobs board for RISD students and alumni. Users can discover and apply to companies and organizations actively seeking RISD talent.  

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Find Internships/Jobs by Major 

Industry Job Boards

Supplement your ArtWorks search with professional, industry-specific sites that provide even more opportunities. Select your major(s) of interest to suit your unique career interests and find the best internships and jobs boards.

Industry Directories/Organizations

If you’re looking for ways to discover new organizations and companies, there’s an array of art & design related directories and organizations to inspire any creative professional. As you find new employers, compile a list of places you may want to target for job or internship opportunities. 


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Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics
Digital+Media Film/Animation/Video Furniture Design
Glass Graphic Design Illustration
Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry+Metalsmithing
Landscape Architecture Painting Photography
Printmaking Sculpture Textiles
Teaching & Learning in Art & Design


Premier Internship and Job Boards For All Majors

American Alliance of Museums

Art Curators - Internships and Fellowships








Words of Mouth

Working Not Working


Professional Groups Supporting Diverse Artists & Designers

Black Artist and Designers Guild

Blacks Who Design

BIPOC Directors Collective

The Korea Society

Ladies, Wine, and Design

National Association of Women Artists

National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures

National Organization of Minority Architects

Organization of Black Designers

Professional Organization of Women in the Arts

The Third Eye Collective

Queer Art

Women Who Create

Women Lead Initiative - AIGA


Searching for Jobs & Internships - Video Tutorial


RISD Internships and Jobs Statistics