Graphic Design – Careers
What Can I Do With A Graphic Design Degree?
Graphic designers work in a variety of design, marketing and communications fields. Recent Maryville graduates have begun their careers in a variety of firms including those specializing in marketing and advertising, brand strategy, environmental design, corporate communications, as well packaging and retail design.
The AIGA and You
Maryville University currently has the largest American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) student chapter in the state. This national design association serves both interactive and graphic design students. As a student member of AIGA, you will be able to attend lectures, interact with professionals and participate in the annual AIGA St. Louis Student Conference. The network of design alumni and internship partners already in existence is an asset to every graphic design student.
Office of Career and Professional Development
We are here to help students navigate their way through the process of seeking meaningful and valuable career experiences, including on-campus employment, internships, service opportunities, and part-time and full-timework. Our team helps you develop a resume and cover letters, conduct mock interviews and contemplate your future career choices. We also offer ongoing professional development workshops and events.
Our partnership begins right away. When you arrive on campus, you’ll work in tandem with a life coach to ensure a smooth and successful transition to Maryville.