Creative Industry Day

Creative Industry Days are a series of events for creatives by creatives. These visual portfolio-based events connect students to industry professionals through virtual one-on-one portfolio reviews and career panels.

By the Numbers


Virtual 1:1 portfolio reviews conducted in 2024


Students/alumni participated in virtual 1:1 portfolio reviews


Companies participated in 1:1 portfolio reviews


Portfolio reviewers, many of them RIT alumni


Combined attendance at two career panels

RIT students talking to a representative from Microsoft at the career fair

2024 Event Schedule

Virtual Career Panels

Monday, January 22
7-8 p.m. EST
Crafting a Memorable Professional Image [Link to Recording]

Tuesday, January 23
7-8 p.m. EST
Exploring AI's Impact on Creative Careers [Link to Recording]

Virtual 1:1 Portfolio Reviews

January 24, 25, and 26
9 a.m.-6 p.m. EST
Feedback | Networking | Recruiting
These 15-minute portfolio reviews are conducted by professionals representing a broad range of creative career roles. During these sessions, students have the chance to showcase their work, articulate their creative process, and establish meaningful connections that may yield immediate benefits or evolve into valuable additions to their professional network.

Student Information

Connect with creative industry professionals virtually! This year we are proud to offer virtual 1:1 portfolio reviews and career panels from top industry experts.

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Employer Information

This year, RIT’s Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education is offering virtual opportunities for creative industry employers to connect with RIT students and alumni interested in working in the creative field.

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Alumni Information

Did you know RIT alumni have full access to Creative Industry Days? Whether you graduated four months ago or five years ago, employers are excited to meet RIT Tigers from all years of experience.

Past Participants

  • adidas
  • Adobe
  • Aspyr Media, Inc.
  • Bottomline Technologies
  • Butler/Till
  • BZDesign, Inc.
  • CannonDesign
  • Cartuna
  • CBX, LLC
  • CGI Digital
  • ChaseDesign
  • CJS Architects
  • CPL
  • Dixon Schwabl + Company
  • Dots, Inc.
  • DraftKings
  • Eaton Corp.
  • Enduring Games
  • Epic
  • FleishmanHillard
  • Flynn
  • Funkitron, Inc.
  • Gannett (The USA Today Network)
  • GoInvo
  • Havas Helia
  • Helen + Gertrude
  • Heard Creative
  • Hexbug
  • Instrument
  • Iron Galaxy Studios
  • ITX Corp.
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kin + Carta
  • Kraemer Design Group, PLC
  • LIXIL Water Technology Americas
  • MahiGaming
  • Makeway
  • Mattel, Inc.
  • Melissa & Doug
  • MIO
  • Mission Data
  • NetherRealm Studios
  • Ogilvy
  • OX Tools USA
  • Partners + Napier
  • Paychex Inc.
  • Philips
  • Practis
  • Procter & Gamble (P&G)
  • Proletariat, Inc.
  • Rivet CX
  • Rochester Precision Optics
  • Rockstar Games
  • SandBox Union
  • Signing Animation
  • Space Telescope Science Institute
  • Spotify
  • Synaptech
  • The Article Group
  • The CSI Group
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Thinkingbox
  • Threespot
  • Trusted Media Brands, Inc.
  • Truth Collective
  • Vargas Associates
  • Vision On
  • Visual Concepts
  • Vitro
  • VOX Global
  • Whirlpool Corp.
  • Work & Co

Contact Us

Questions about the event?
Feel free to reach out to us via our Creative Industry Day: email


Gretchen Eshleman

Associate Director