Employment Info & Opportunities
We recommend that Visual Communications Design students have at least one internship experience under the guidance of a professional designer. Several of our students are engaged in internship opportunities on campus. These internships can also be invaluable networking platforms. Purdue offers a broad network of opportunities.
Purdue Center for Career Opportunity (CCO)
Purdue Center For Career Opportunities - This portal offers Purdue students the opportunity to find internships and jobs via its network. Companies can sign up to recruit Purdue students.
Purdue Office of Professional Practice (OPP)
The Office of Professional Practice provides students with professional work and research experiences alongside their world-class Purdue education.
Margo Katherine Wilke Undergraduate Research Internship
The program provides opportunities for students to work with faculty in the College of Liberal Arts on cutting-edge research projects in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
Job-Ready Internship Fund
Job-Ready objectives will be: (1) To provide employers with access to CLA students’ unique skills; (2) To encourage CLA students to pursue summer internships and to make unpaid and low-paid internships a viable option for more students; and (3) To enrich CLA students’ understanding of relevant issues and opportunities to be a force for good in their lives after graduation.
VCD Visual Communications Design Network
This Facebook page is administrated by Visual Communications Design Faculty and announces upcoming visual communications design events, internships, job opportunities, and art and design information.
DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN
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Phone: (765) 494.8662
Fax: (765) 496.2076
The Visual Communications program at Purdue University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.
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