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Graphic Design: Web Resources

A Subject Guide for the School of Graphic Design

Career Services

The Academy of Art University's Career Services department creates enduring partnerships with established and emerging companies, artists and designers that support all majors. Career Services works with executives, recruiters, creative leaders and alumni nationwide to cultivate meaningful affiliations that foster connections to a dynamic professional network.

Career Services can be reached via email at: or in person at 79 New Montgomery Street, 4th Floor. Students can also visit the Career Services website. You can receive more in-depth information by accessing Career Services through the Student Portal and using the Career Services link under "Resources."  


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Professional Organizations

It's never too early to join a professional organization!  Enhance your network, increase your career opportunities, and broaden your knowledge about issues in your field.  Many of these organizations offer student memberships.

Graphic Design Blogs

Read about what is trending in your field.  Get the latest reviews, advice, and opinions from professionals in the industry.  

Additional Online Resources at Area Libraries

If you can't find an article, periodical or video in one of our databases, we recommend that you explore additional libraries in the Bay Area.  Listed below are San Francisco Public Library, Oakland Public Library, and Berkeley Public Library online resources.  Acquiring a library card is generally easy to do.  Visit their websites to find out more.