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: 


Drop-In Hours

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. 
Learn more: Submit a question

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