Semester 8

Internship  GD 493

Professionally prepared with an internship lined up, now’s your time to shine in a workplace environment. By making a Spring internship part of your credited course load, our goal is to enable a seamless transition from an educational to professional work environment.

Through in-person and virtual discussions, your instructor will help you navigate what might be your first time working in the “real world” and develop a further understanding of your part in a professional design team.

The objective of this course is to make sure you’re able to demonstrate the skills you’ve acquired throughout the program in a professional setting. This experience will enhance your understanding of the graphic design profession, allow you to exercise the self-management necessary for a commitment to lifetime learning, and teach you to apply analytical and critical thinking skills to a variety of design concepts and solutions in a workplace environment.

We’ll cap off the semester with an organized Portfolio Review event. You’ll have the opprtunity to meet and review your work with people from industry-leading companies like Pentagram, BARREL, and Fast Company who are devoted to giving you actionable insights on improving your design portfolio.

Some fine print: You’ll be required to work on-site 2 days a week for 12 weeks and write a brief reflection about it, after which you’ll hopefully have some killer experience under your belt and be ready to take on whatever comes next!

Triptychcon, coming soon.

Tuesday December 21, 10am – 1pm.