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MICA has become the leader in the education of artists and designers by fostering a community of talented, creative individuals committed to redefining the boundaries of art and design and to expanding their own vision and perspective through rigorous study.

Interesting in working with MICA students & alumni? 

The best way to share your opportunity is MICAnetwork, our free online opportunity board for jobs, internships, and artist opportunities. Our employer user and internship supervision guides are helpful references as you create your posts. Once you create a profile and post the position(s), it makes it very easy for Career Development to share the opportunity with faculty and students, and promote through our social media pages. 

Please email careerdevelopment@mica.edu with questions. 

The talent and accomplishment of MICA students and alumni make them highly sought by employers in fields related to art and design. MICA's rigorous curriculum offers both broad-based liberal arts preparation and in-depth studio education in students' chosen fields. The hands-on professional experience and leadership opportunities MICA students pursue both in and out of the classroom make them a valuable addition to any company or organization.Click here to read more about MICA's 18 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. 

The Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Career Development staff maintains contacts with employers/internship providers nationally and internationally, and offers resources for those employers seeking MICA students and alumni for jobs and internships.

POSTING AN OPPORTUNITY 
www.MICAnetwork.com is the perfect way to  publicize grants, residencies, contests and calls for entry to our students and alumni.  Please see our MICAnetwork Employer User Guide for details on how to post within the system.

ON CAMPUS RECRUITMENT
MICA offers opportunities for businesses and professional artists and designers to visit the campus to learn more about MICA, to review student portfolios and to engage in the classroom.

INTERNSHIP & CAREER FAIR
MICA's annual CONNECT: Internship & Career Fair brings employers to campus to meet approximately 300 students and alumni. 

FINE ART REVIEWS
MICA's annual CONNECT: Fine Art Reviews connects graduating students with representatives from a range of comercial galleries, not-for-profit galleries, freelance curators and organizations.

PARTNER WITH MICA
Not sure how best to partner with MICA? Please visit Connect with MICA to determine how we can best help you with your request.

HOSTING AN INTERN
Internships provide employers with talented and engaged artists and make it possible for MICA students to gain real-world experience in their chosen field of study by learning from working professionals.  Learn more about the process for hosting a MICA intern and review Frequently Asked Questions.

INTERNSHIPS FOR CREDIT
MICA encourages students to pursue internships for credit.  Our Internship Supervision Guide contains details on hour requirements, supervision requirements, and the necessary paperwork to host a MICA intern for credit.

INTERNSHIP HOST TESTIMONIALS
Read what employers have to say about working with MICA interns.

ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES
MICA's 16,000+ alumni are animators, art teachers, community leaders, computer game designers, entrepreneurs, gallery owners, painters, photo editors, and sculptors. MICA graduates continue to garner national recognition as Academy and Emmy Award Winners, Fulbright Scholars, Guggenheim Fellowship Recipients, and MacArthur Fellows.

MICAnetwork

MICAnetwork is a free online database employers can use to recruit MICA students and alumni for employment, freelance work, exhibition opportunities, and internships.

MICA Portfolios Logo

Portfolios.mica.edu is a MICA exclusive portfolio network featuring artwork from current students and alumni. 

CONNECT Logo

Check out our Internship + Career Fair Site for more information on this annual event.

Fine Art Reviews
Check out our Fine Art Reviews Site for information about our annual event for graduating fine artists.

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