share this

CIA's application fee waived Nov. 1-Jan. 31
Get started here.
Share This Search
Student Life

Student Life . Career Center . For Current Students 

For Current Students

CIA's Career Center is dedicated to providing students and alumni with the necessary tools, resources, and strategies that will assist you in identifying and obtaining your personal career goals.

Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

Services offered include:

  • One on one career advising
  • Assistance with resume and cover letter writing
  • Guidance on job search strategies, networking  and interview techniques
  • Connections to Alumni for career exploration and information
  • Assistance in obtaining a credit or non-credit bearing internship
  • On-campus recruiting program
  • Lifelong access to services to assist in career transition
  • Access to College Central, a comprehensive on line job board offering listings of opportunities including internships, freelance, work study jobs, competitions and full-time career positions.

We encourage you to view our 4 Year Career Development Model, an intentional strategy for you to obtain career related experiences the minute you step on campus.

For more information, current students can acess (mycia log in required)

Your College Central Account Awaits!

So much more than just a job board; create an account that stays with you throughout your years at CIA and beyond graduation. With a unique User ID obtained through the Career Center, log into your account, complete your registration and upload a resume and portfolio. 

Download College Central instructions here.

Employers from across the nation along with local companies and individuals come here to post internships, call-to-entry contests and exhibitions, full-time, part-time, and freelance job opportunities in search of talented CIA students.

Learn how you’ll be able to put your degree to work in a career doing what you love to do.

Learn about a potential career from the inside to decide if it’s right for you.

Grad School
If you plan to continue your studies toward an advanced degree, let us help.


CIA ranked best in Midwest among elite colleges of art and design

July 22, 2015

CIA ranked best in Midwest among elite colleges of art and design

Money magazine looked at quality, affordability, and alumni earnings more

College Central

Visit College Central to see what jobs and internships employers have posted this week!

Recent Blog Entries view all

Location + Hours 

Room 120, Joseph McCullough Center, 11610 Euclid Avenue  

Mon–Fri, 8:30am–4:30pm

Drop-ins welcomed, appointments preferred

Did you know?

Did you know?

1.25 Million Americans work in the visual arts

Read More

Support CIA

Show the world creativity matters: make a gift to the annual fund.

Read More

2015 Fall Exhibitions

See engaging work by two artists starting Oct. 30.

Read More

Cores + Connections

Creating. Connecting. Building better futures.