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The RISD Career Center warmly invites you to join us for the 2015 Design Portfolio Review scheduled for Wednesday, March 11th at the Rhode Island Convention Center!

As a reviewer you will gain unparalleled access and a firsthand look at emerging RISD talent. Juniors, seniors and graduate students will be prepared to share their work with you, in-process or near completion, in consideration of internships, jobs and future opportunities you may have.

This event is open to all students, but you'll especially see work from Apparel Design, Architecture, Digital + Media, Film/Animation/Video, Furniture Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Textiles.

registration deadline:

Early Registration - by January 23rd - $100.00

Late Registration - after January 23rd - $150.00

Register today!

Design Portfolio Review: $100.00 covers the total cost of attendance for 1-3 reviewers per company and one table. $200.00 covers the cost of two tables and 4-6 reviewers total.

We encourage you to bring two or more representatives with you for this event including: senior designers, design managers, HR and talent acquisition staff to maximize your time and ability to meet and talk with students.

To Register:

Go to ArtWorks

If you know your ArtWorks employer login information, enter with your user name and password, then choose the 'Register for Career Programs' tab on the top navigation bar.

To register for the Design Portfolio Review: In the Category field, select 'Design Portfolio Review,' click the ‘Search’ button and then select the event and follow the prompts to register.

If you do not know your ArtWorks login information, please email risdcareers@risd.edu or call 401-454-6614, and a staff member will be happy to email it to you.

Confirmation: Once you are registered for the Design Portfolio Review you'll receive a confirmation message with specifics on travel directions and accommodation. You will also receive updates on a networking event planned for Tuesday, March 10th and an interview day planned for Thursday, March 12th.

Please Note: Registration fees are non-refundable.

design portfolio review schedule


10:00 - 11:45 AM / Arrival: Reviewers may arrive any time after 10:00 AM to check-in. Lunch will be provided. Portfolio reviews begin promptly at 12:00 noon.

12:00 Noon - 5:00 PM / Portfolio Reviews: Reviewers will meet with individual students during 15-minute scheduled appointments to provide feedback on their portfolios.

5:30 PM / Cocktail + Hors d'oeuvres Reception: Reviewers are invited to join us for an opportunity to celebrate the day!

Details and Logistics: Once you are registered for the Design Portfolio Review, you'll receive a confirmation message with specifics on travel directions and accommodations.

Lunch will be provided for reviewers.

thank you!

The 2014 Design Portfolio Review was one of our most successful events ever and we're looking forward to another outstanding program in 2015. We hope you'll join us to meet with an amazing array of RISD talent!

Updates on others who have confirmed to attend for 2015 are posted here. Companies that participated in 2014 can be seen here. Photos of the Design Portfolio Review 2014 can be seen here.

Please contact me directly at: sanderse@risd.edu if you have any questions or call our main number at: 401-454-6614.

We look forward to seeing you March 11th!


Susan Andersen, Associate Director
RISD Career Center
Phone: 401-454-6621
Email: sanderse@risd.edu


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RISD Career Center
123 Dyer Street
Providence, RI 02903
Telephone 401.454.6614