IIT Institute of Design students and graduates are highly sought after by top firms and organizations to lead strategy, research and design of future products, services, experiences, and business models. Twice yearly ID invites 30-40 top firms and organizations to interview and network with prospective candidates for internships and positions. Our placement rate is highly competitive at 92% within three months of graduation.

What is careerID?

Our fall recruiting event is careerID, an opportunity for early engagement with our stellar students in advance of recruitID in spring. Through networking activities and presentations, registrants will keep their organization first in students’ minds for projects, internships, and full time positions.

What is recruitID?

At recruitID, we welcome recruiters from around the world to meet and interview exceptional students and alumni for full-time and internship positions.

After a resume review, each organization pre-selects candidates to interview. We provide facilities and coordinaton over several days while you and your colleagues conduct one-on-one interviews.

Over lunch, your organization has the option to give a short presentation to all the attendees. We also offer a common space for you to network with colleagues or step away from the interview room.

“I love the diversity of people, of backgrounds, of experiences. Last semester I hired an ID student with a sculpting degree as an intern. IIT Institute of Design just has this host of people who are super smart that have been initiated in the process, tools, and methods that ID is known for.”

Ryan Schmidt
Director of Business Development

What can ID innovators do for you?

Some organizations have employed our graduates as:
Design Planner / Design Strategist / Senior Innovation Strategist / Director of Product Development / Director of Innovation Methods / Director of User Research / Brand Strategist / Director of Interaction Design / Senior Information Architect / Director of Strategy and New Business Development / Digital Enterprise Strategist / Director of Experience Design / Senior UX Researcher and Strategist

Companies that have recently hired ID graduates

Some organizations have employed our graduates are:
Autodesk / Capital One / Conifer Research / Doblin/Deloitte / Facebook / GE / Gensler / Google / IBM / IA Collaborative / IDEO / Jump Associates / Lunar / MAYA / Mayo Clinic / McKinsey / Method / Moment / McDonald’s / Nestlé Purina / Salesforce / Samsung / SAP / Steelcase / SC Johnson / Teague / Uber / UnitedHealth Group / Whirlpool / Wrigley


careerID Fall 2017

March 7 - 9

IIT Institute of Design
565 W Adams St
Chicago, IL 60661