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For Employers

Partner with CIA

We welcome the opportunity to partner with you to meet your creative recruiting needs in the following ways:

  • Log onto College Central to advertise freelance, internships or permanent jobs
  • Be a speaker for the Business and Professional Practices course
  • Offer to conduct portfolio reviews
  • Host an information session to raise awareness of your organization's presence
  • Host an open house or tour of your facility

Internships at CIA 

Internships fuel the career path of many of our graduates—over 80% of CIA students do one or more internships before they graduate!

The Cleveland Institute of Art defines an internship as a work related learning experience that provides students or recent graduates an opportunity to gain important knowledge and skills in a particular career field. Internships can:

  • Provide course-credit or be non-credit-bearing
  • Be paid or unpaid
  • Be part-time or full-time
  • Be during the summer or the academic year

Download the Employer Internship Information for more details.

Companies  and organizations that hired CIA graduates and interns include:

  • Nike
  • Dell
  • Disney
  • Electronic Arts
  • Doner Advertising
  • CWRU
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • The Smithsonian
  • National Geographic
  • Little Tykes
  • Hasbro
  • Pottery Barn
  • Newell Rubbermaid
  • Reebok
  • The Cleveland Museum of Natural History
  • Univeristy Hospitals
  • Rosetta
  • Young Audiences
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Fisher Price
  • Design Central
  • Electrolux
  • Chrysler
  • GM
  • MTD
  • Rachel Ray Show
  • Frye Boots
  • American Greetings
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Location + Hours 

Location: 
Room 120, Joseph McCullough Center, 11610 Euclid Avenue  

Hours:
Mon–Fri, 8:30am–4:30pm

 

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Support CIA

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

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2D3D Competition

Enter CIA’s national art and design competition for high school students by Feb. 3.

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