We are here to assist your student from day one at RISD to even after they graduate.

The RISD Career Center offers comprehensive support for students and alumni. Parents can explore this page and our website in general to learn about the extensive resources available to students and alumni as they develop their careers.

Key Resources For Your RISD Student

This selection of crucial career resources offered by our office can help you better understand how we support students and alumni in their career development.

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Artworks - Fine Art and Design Opportunities

Students and alumni can explore RISD's exclusive job, internship, and artist opportunity database that includes hundreds of professional opportunities.

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Career Workshops & Class Presentations

We offer 30+ annual workshops on various career topics as well as career presentations in all academic departments annually.

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Design and Fine Arts Portfolio Reviews

We host these two major events each spring with nearly 200 organizations and 700 students participating annually. Students share their work with industry professionals in consideration for professional opportunities across art and design.

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RISD Portfolios

Students and alumni can upload their work to be seen by all of RISD and the world. A key way to gain exposure and showcase their abilities for opportunities.

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Career Advising

Our experienced Career Advisors meet with students and alumni daily in one-on-one sessions to provide personalized advice on all things career related.

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Business and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial spirit is inherent in RISD students and alumni. Your student can access an array of entrepreneurial resources and support through our office including advising, programs, and funding.

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RISD Career Outcomes and Statistics

Explore our infographics with statistics on career outcomes, jobs & internships, and grants & fellowships.

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