Student Stories

Building Business Savvy

RISD Careers hosts a full-day entrepreneurial “boot camp” to help artists and designers interested in making a living through their creative work.

Finding His Voice

Student Alliance President Patrick Hulse 17 IL says that at RISD he has learned to express himself—both visually and verbally.

Design Without Boundaries

As RISD’s first-ever winner of a prestigious Angelo Donghia Foundation scholarship, Madison Kim BRDD 17 IA is feeling on top of the world as she wraps up degrees at both RISD and Brown.

Forging New Connections

As a Jewelry + Metalsmithing major, junior Anthony Anderson 18 JM is discovering new ways to speak through art.

Digital Transfusion

As a summer intern at Weebly, graphic designer Zach Deocadiz 17 GD worked to connect the principles of print design to the world of tech.

Running with New Ideas at Reebok

Grad student Atulya Chaganty MID 17 fulfilled a childhood dream this summer as a footwear development intern at Reebok.

Close Encounters at the Aquarium

An internship at Mystic [CT] Aquarium gave Rae Whiteley 17 IL an opportunity to capture the emotion behind inter-species communication.

Gaining Curatorial Perspective

Painting major Isabelle Rose 17 PT soaked up New York's inspiring cultural scene during a summer internship at MoMA.

Inspired by Senegal

As a summer intern at Speak Up Africa, Julia Steketee 18 FD learned about Senegal and how to use her design skills to help people.