Art & Design Week

March 23rd-27th
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Art & Design Week is a professional development opportunity for students in the BFA programs of the School of Art & Design (SOAD). This event is brought to you by UW-Stout Career Services and the School of Art and Design to help connect students with employers, design professionals, and alumni. Industry perspective and feedback is invaluable and will include portfolio reviews, panel discussions, and workshops.

March 23-27, 2020

  • Monday, March 23rd-Thursday, March 26th: Speakers, Panelists & Events
    • Monday, March 23rd: Designing a Creative Resume
    • Tuesday, March 24th: Panel: You've Got a Job...Now What?
    • Wednesday, March 25th: Panel: Building a Freelance Career
    • Thursday, March 26th: Speaker Series - Caitlin Skelecy | Stout Design Group Juried Show Opening

  • Friday, March 27th, Portfolio Review Day

Portfolio Reviewers can register now >

Portfolio Review Day Agenda:

  • Art + Design Facilities Tour (optional) | 10:45am
    • An optional Tour with the Director of the School of Art + Design. Meet at the Furlong Gallery.
  • Lunch for Portfolio Reviewers (optional) | 11:30am
    • A buffet lunch is offered to reviewers, along with updates from the SOAD. Check-in the Great Hall, Memorial Student Center.
  • Student Portfolio Reviews | 1-5pm
    • Check-in the Great Hall, Memorial Student Center.
  • Reviewer Social (optional) | 5pm
    • Sponsored by Studio MLM

Portfolio Reviewers can register nowReviewer spots are limited, so early registration is encouraged.

Portfolio Review Day is primarily a student development activity. You are welcome to connect with students afterwards for further conversation, or Career Services can help you reserve space and time to host interviews on-campus.
How to Reserve an Interview Space:

We offer employers spacious interview rooms and offer complimentary parking on campus. Employers are encouraged to request on-campus interviewing through CareerLink

  1. Determine interview date, Recruitment Calendar
  2. To schedule on-campus interviews, log in to CareerLink. Click on "Interview Schedules" which includes the following:
    • Complete interview schedule information and details
    • Link/copy existing job in database or add new position
    • Click save and submit request

Contact Stef Jax, Recruitment Coordinator at or (715) 232-1603 for additional assistance.

UW-Stout Career Services utilizes CareerLink, to connect our students and employer partners.
  • Post-professional and co-op/internship positions at no cost
  • Request on-campus recruiting interview schedules
  • Register for campus career conferences hosted by our office
  • Connect with our students and alumni
  • Sign in or create an account in CareerLink