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Intern Recruitment Day 

Each spring, employers come to Otis College’s main campus to recruit students from all majors for their paid summer internships, freelance, part-time and full-time job opportunities. Read below for further information about the event and how to register your organization for this opportunity. In the event we are unable to gather on campus, we will host a Virtual Intern Recruitment Day.

What is Intern Recruitment Day (IRD)?

Intern Recruitment Day (IRD) is Otis College of Art and Design’s annual creative recruiting event hosted by the Office of Career Services, which takes place on the last Thursday in March. This signature event occurs only once a year, so don’t miss this opportunity to gain access to top creative talent. IRD is designed to assist you and your organization’s talent needs in various creative endeavors and industries. Each registered employer participant will have the opportunity to meet individually with students from all creative majors at the College. Once you register, students will have the opportunity to select your organization and session time to meet with you during the event based on the position(s) you are seeking to fill.

What types of students can I expect to meet with at IRD?

As an employer participant you can expect to meet with Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors from the following majors: Architecture, Landscape, Interior; Communication Arts; Digital Media; Fashion Design; Fine Arts; Product Design; and Toy Design. Otis College offers access to diverse student populations who come from all over the globe.

What information do I need to register for IRD?

To ensure that the registration process is quick and easy, please have the following information ready to register for access to top talent from Otis College:

  • Company and department interested in creative talent candidates
  • A brief description of your organization
  • Position description with
    • Required and/or preferred skills and qualifications
    • Desired hours
    • Rate of pay
  • Otis College Academic departments you identify with and/or are interested in recruiting from
  • All attendee(s) information including any food allergies or ADA accommodation notifications.
  • Indicate if you and/or other attendees identify as alum(s) of Otis College
    How do I register for Otis College’s Annual Intern Recruitment Day?

    Registration for IRD 2021 is not currently open, but all employer partners will be able to REGISTER for the event online. To be notified when the event is open for employer registration, please email careerservices@otis.edu.