Working at RISD

Careers at RISD

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) has a distinguished history of providing innovative leadership in art and design education and continues to build on its commitment to creative experimentation and risk-taking. This progressive, inquisitive attitude permeates RISD’s campus culture, supporting the 2,450 undergraduate and graduate students, and the 1,000 faculty, curators, administrative and support staff who form our community.

As an employer, RISD offers a supportive, collegial and inclusive work environment and a competitive benefits package.

For information on current academic and administrative openings
 » view and apply to open positions

For more about the benefits of working at RISD
» visit the Human Resources website  

Students seeking career guidance
If you are a student seeking employment or internship opportunities, visit RISD's student career center for resources and information on jobs, entrepreneurship opportunities and to connect with RISD's extensive alumni network >>

Employers seeking creative talent
If you are an employer interested in hiring RISD students/graduates, please visit RISD's career center for employers to post jobs, view resumes and more >>

RISD Employment Website

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Visit the RISD employment website for more detailed information and current openings.


If you have questions, please email the Human Resources department at

Rhode Island School of Design recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. RISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The façade of the Chace Center, a new multipurpose hub that opened
in 2008, offers an interesting contrast to the historic campus
buildings that surround it.