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Student Life . Career Center 

Welcome to the Career Center

Putting Your Degree to Work

At Cleveland Institute of Art we take your career seriously—whether you choose to build a studio practice, join an established business, become an entrepreneur or continue your studies toward an advanced degree.

Opportunities for using your talents are widely available locally and nationally and the Career Center has the tools, resources, and strategies to help you find them.

The Career Center staff helps you make that transition from student to working professional. Through one-on-one career advising, you’ll learn how to write a resume and cover letter, practice interviewing techniques, and search for jobs and internships.

Career Center Services

The Career Center provides services to students, alumni, and employers, including:

  • One on one career advising
  • Assistance with resume/CV and cover letter writing
  • Coaching on interview techniques and job search skills
  • Online myCIA Resource Library (myCIA login required) for 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
  • Access to College Central, a comprehensive online job board offering listings of internships, freelance opportunities, work-study jobs, competitions, and full-time career positions  
  • Lifelong access to services listed above or alumni in career transition

Ohio Means Jobs website offers helpful resources

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services has created a website,, with helpful information about different career paths, career services available to Ohioans, and even a job-search directory. Click here to explore this site.

For more information:

Career Center
216.421.8073 | Contact

Location + Hours 

Room 120
11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106 


Drop-ins welcomed, appointments preferred