Our industry partners–established and emerging companies, artists and designers–continually seek to hire, mentor and collaborate with our students and graduates. Each semester, the Academy hosts top partners for industry panels, company presentations, in-class lectures, portfolio review sessions, and interviews. Businesses can recruit on campus, post jobs, and arrange on-campus and online industry panels and recruiting sessions.

Designing Jaguar

The School of Industrial Design partnered with the Jaguar Land Rover team to design the Jaguar of 2030. Students experienced the entire design process, from conception to formal industry presentation.

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Industry Partnerships

Designing Jaguar
Jaguar and Academy of Art University partnered to offer Academy students the opportunity to work under the direction of the global Jaguar design team.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Academy of Art University’s Industrial Design students collaborated with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to create a Premium Concept Vehicle for the Jeep brand. Students were guided by Mark Moushegian,FCA Advanced Research Design Manager, Tim Anness, FCA Head of Advanced Design, and our very own Tom Matano, ArtU IND Executive Director.
Blizzard Entertainment
Blizzard Entertainment partners with the School of Game Development at Academy of Art University to provide lectures and student portfolio reviews. Many of our students have entered and won the annual Blizzard Student Art Contest, earning mentoring, internships and employment with Blizzard.


As a student here, you’ll have opportunities to work on big projects with top companies, and you may secure industry-leading internships in your field. You will also be introduced to career opportunities through the university’s vast network of alumni and companies hiring our graduates.

Hire Talent

Tap into our pool of next generation artists.

Post a Job

Spring Show Highlights

Discover our top talent at the annual Spring Show.

Get in Touch

Connect with our talent at on-campus and online events with industry panels, company presentations, guest lectures, portfolio reviews, and recruiting sessions. Inquire at: industryoncampus@academyart.edu

Student Success

Industry Opportunities

Fashion shows in New York and San Francisco. The annual Spring Show Student Showcase. Working advertising and animation studios in Young & Hungry and StudioX. The Ideate new media conference. These are a few of the many opportunities that put Academy of Art University students in front of industry professionals. And when industry pros need to hire someone, they think of Academy students.

San Francisco 2018
Spring Show Gallery Celebration
Young & Hungry: Experiencing Ad Agency Life Before Graduation
Kicking off your Career: 2017 Ideate Conference
Design Challenge Working with a Real Client
Making Connections: Ideate Conference
Theeb & Academy of Art’s Studio X
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