New and incoming student events and webinars

Offering an even closer look at RISD, our info session library features faculty, staff and current students sharing information about research support, professional development and career preparation, and other valuable insights into the RISD graduate experience.

New and incoming student webinar archive

Q&A with RISD’s Graduate Studies Office and Current Students

Join Assistant Director Caroline Vasquez of the Graduate Studies Office along with some current students to discuss resources available to the graduate and dive into the graduate experience at RISD.

Student-to-Student Webinar

A closer look into our graduate community. We'll provide you with some meaningful insight into student life and recent projects in the format of a Q&A session with current graduate students.

RISD Career Center Resources

This webinar provides a closer look at our Career Center. This is an opportunity to discover the various services and resources offered and ask any general enrollment questions you may have.

International Student Q&A

An opportunity for admitted international students to speak with Director of International Student Services Kate Sacco and learn about cross-cultural community engagement and resources at RISD.

Academic resource webinars

Center for Arts & Language: Graduate Student Info Session

The Center for Arts & Language is a college-wide resource offering academic support and advocacy for effective and expressive communication at the many intersections of arts and language. Hear A&L Director Jen Liese share information about the important resources and services the center offers for grad students, including tutoring in writing, public speaking and visual communication, as well as English language support for multilingual students.

CoWorks: Introduction for Graduate Students

Meet CoWorks Director David Kim and learn about the tools, training and interdisciplinary skill-building opportunities that CoWorks provides for both remote and on-campus graduate students.

Fleet Library: Orientation for Graduate Students

Learn about the many resources the Fleet Library has to offer both remote and on-campus graduate students. The presentation reviews how to access the library's collections and find the support you need for your research.

Intro to RISD Global for Graduate Students

In this session, new and returning graduate students will learn about the many opportunities for global engagement available through RISD Global, the college’s hub for global learning and academic engagement in art and design education. The RISD Global team will share information about off-campus programs, partnerships, initiatives, research assistantships and off-campus co-teaching opportunities, and guide you in exploring all available resources to grad students both on campus and remotely.

Nature Lab: Info Session for Graduate Students

Join the Nature Lab team to learn how graduate students can access this campus resource this semester, whether you are on campus or remote. The session will cover the Nature Lab’s online and in-person services, including an extensive natural history collection, biomaterials advice, sustainability tools, 3D scanning, GIS and photography.

Office of International Student Services (OISS): Employment for International Graduate Students

Join OISS to learn about the important requirements and process for international graduate students to secure legal employment while studying at RISD.

RISD Careers: Info Session for Graduate Students

Meet the RISD Careers team and learn how graduate students can benefit from our services from the start of your time here. This webinar introduces you to the resources and events RISD’s career center offers graduate students, both on-campus and remote.

RISD Museum: Graduate Student Resource Orientation

Explore digital and gallery resources, along with graduate student opportunities, with Public and Academic Program staff members Alexandra Poterack and Deb Clemons. The presentation covers research basics, professional options and opportunities for students to share creative practices.