Art & Design Industry Leaders Convene to Recruit Graduates in Competitive Job Market

The most talented graduates of the Academy of Art University will be on their toes during the upcoming Industry Preview event on Monday May 19, as they meet with hundreds of recruiters and executives from top-tier companies who are actively recruiting for their firms. Students will be presenting their portfolios to a wide range of companies, including Mercedes-Benz, Dreamworks, Adidas, Facebook, Chronicle Books, Levi, Leap Frog, Chrysler and Uber. The students’ portfolios demonstrate their mastery of art and design, representing both BFA and MFA programs, across 23 areas of art and design. These students have earned their degrees either on campus in San Francisco or online throughout the world. “Businesses are ready to hire, and that is promising news for the class of 2014,” said Dr. Elisa Stephens, President of Academy of Art University. “Today’s job market is extremely competitive and global, as companies are looking for graduates with hands-on experience and the skills to come in and contribute on day one. That is the heart of the Academy of Art University’s curriculum.” Read the full article here:

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