Industry Relations

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Industry Relations at SDCT

From Campus to Career

Career preparedness is at the heart of the School of Design and Creative Technologies. Our dedicated Industry Relations team is ready to meet with you the moment you step onto the Forty Acres. In fact, we highly recommend you start sooner than later. As the bridge between campus and your future career, we’re here to help you funnel your creative talents and ambition into securing rewarding internships and landing that first job after graduation. With an elite network of industry partners, experienced faculty, and UT alumni, you’ll be connected to creative communities and forward-thinking companies across the nation.

Lets Get You Career Ready:

  • One-on-one career advising 
  • Curated internship and job board
  • Networking guidance and industry contacts
  • Portfolio, resume and cover letter reviews
  • The Career City Limits Speaker Series
  • Studio tours with leading companies in Austin
  • A diverse alumni network across creative disciplines

Our Offerings

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Schedule a Meeting

It’s never too early to schedule a one-on-one advising session with the Industry Relations team to discuss your career path, get a portfolio and resume review, and prepare for your career.

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Jobs & Internships

Explore jobs and internships in design, immersive media, and other creative technologies to get a jumpstart on your career.

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Student Resources

Focus on your creative talents, build industry connections, and develop a professional portfolio of work to support internships and entry-level career opportunities.

Meet the Industry Relations Team

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Jamil Hooper

Industry Relations Manager

I meet with: Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students

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Michaela Newman

Industry Relations Coordinator

I meet with: Freshmen & Sophomores

Industry Relations Newsletter

Discover upcoming networking events, sign up for Career City Limits, and be the first to know about new internship and job opportunities.

Get on the List

Upcoming Industry Relations Events

Portfolios and Websites Workshop on October 6th 2023 Register and attend for a free Wix premium plan
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In this virtual workshop, learn about different professional platforms/methods for presenting work online as an artist with the experts at website creation platform Wix.

Virtual (Zoom)

Get Involved

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Join Our Alumni Network

Mentoring, portfolio reviews, and speaking engagements are all contributions that inspire our students to unlock their professional potential.

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Industry Partners & Recruiters

Our team is here to help you find the creative talent you need. Connect with our students as a speaker at Career City Limits, host a studio visit, or start recruiting at SDCT.