Meet with Us
The Career Center team is eight members strong and eager to help all RISD students and alumni through a variety of advising options covering a wide array of professional topics. Whether you are just starting out, developing your portfolio, looking for opportunities, applying for grants, seeking art residencies, entrepreneurship, interview preparation, or anything else career related. We’ve seen it all with decades of combined professional and advising experience in the fine arts and design worlds.
It’s never too early (or too late!) to discuss your career goals and refine your professional strategy.
Schedule an Appointment
In-person and phone appointments can be scheduled with our career advisors. First, select the type of appointment:
- 30 Minutes - Good for 1-2 focused topics.
- 60 Minutes - Good for open exploration or 3+ focused topics.
- Fulbright 60 Minutes - Fulbright only.
Drop-ins are first-come first-served in-person advising sessions that are available to RISD students during the school year for brief advising topics. These sessions are limited to 15 minutes only. Example topics include proofreading a resume, questions regarding searching for internships or jobs, tips for communicating with professionals, etc.
- Monday through Thursday - 11am to 1pm
- Friday - 9am to 3pm
- Note: Drop-Ins are not available during school breaks.
Have a Quick Question?
Send in your question using our online form and receive a response within 24 hours.
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Career Center Staff
Kevin Jankowski, Director
Susan Andersen, Associate Director
Karen Harris, Internship Manager
Lisa Cramer, Grants & Residencies Manager & Fulbright Program Advisor
Scott Malloy, Senior Career Advisor
Jason Arnone, Career Advisor
Anayra García Colón, Office Coordinator & Data Systems Manager
Alan Tracy, Communication & Programs Manager