About Our Services

Ringling College of Art and Design has partnered exclusively with College Central Network® to power its career management platform for its Career Center.

College Central Network is a robust career platform designed to provide job seekers with employment opportunities and career development resources, while providing a pipeline of new talent to business and industry. It features opportunities for part-time jobs, internships, and full-time employment, making the job search experience easier and more productive for you.

The platform also provides a quick, easy way to sign up for career fairs, workshops, résumé reviews, and appointments with Career Services staff. You'll find great job and internship opportunities here, as well as relevant career advice resources, including the award-winning College Central Podcast featuring over 125 quick dives into specific career related topics. Plus, you'll have access to the Job Agent, which automatically matches job opportunities to your unique profile.

To date, over six million jobs have been posted by more than two million employers, who are recruiting candidates through the Network—their one-stop shop for recruiting!

For Students

Take advantage of the online resources available to you as an emerging professional at Ringling College of Art and Design!

Review the resources available here: www.ringling.edu/Resources

User ID = your 9-digit Ringling College Student ID

Once registered, you may:

  • Search for jobs posted exclusively to Ringling College of Art and Design; search the Jobs Central® national job board and the Intern Central® national internship board.
  • Upload a résumé file to Resume Central® so you can apply directly to jobs and/or allow it to be searched by employers (if you so authorize). Your résumé will be reviewed by our office and must be approved before it can be sent to employers or submitted online to posted jobs.
  • Build an online portfolio in Career Portfolio Central® to support your résumé and demonstrate your best work to employers.
  • Review your job search history. Report offers/hires.
  • Receive emails about programs, services and job-related topics.
  • Gain access to announcements, upcoming events, career advice documents, career advice videos, podcasts, and career articles from over 125 authors.
  • Manage your on-campus interview schedules.
  • Search our Mentoring Network to find profiles of people who work in your fields of interest and contact them online.
  • Your College Central Network account is key to getting connected with The Center for Career Services.
  • APPLICATION for On-Campus Jobs - www.ringling.edu/StudentEmploymentApplication
  • Additional information for on-campus jobs - http://www.ringling.edu/financialaid

Looking for on-campus student employment? Click here for the APPLICATION to apply.

FOLLOW THE RRCC! Responsibility, References, Contract, Conduct:

Please NOTE: Your registration means that you have read and agreed to the Responsibilities of Use and Disclaimer Information.

When you contact clients through the JobBank at Ringling College of Art and Design, you agree to begin a relationship that has responsibility. You not only become a representative of yourself as an Artist and Business Person; you are also a representative of the Ringling College Community. This agreement includes the following:

·  Responsibility – If you make an appointment –KEEP IT! – Hopefully the employer will, too. If you cannot make the interview, CALL and cancel or reschedule. If you agree to do a job –DO IT! Always report your acceptance of a job to the Center for Career Services to update the listing.

·  References – Be prepared! Bring your resume and a portfolio if it is an art-related job. Have a list of references or show sample work of previous jobs. We do not guarantee the reliability or business practices of the JobBank listings. Feel free to ask the employer for references if you are entering into a contract (next point). *

·  Get a Contract – If you are doing freelance work, a contract protects both you and the employer. Unwritten expectations on either side can mean time wasted and money lost. Get it in writing and ask for a payment schedule. The Center is not responsible for contractual arrangements or any disputes between students or alumni and JobBank clients. Use time management skills and meet deadlines!

·  Conduct yourself in an ethical and professional manner. With each job comes more experience and networking opportunities for the next job and continued additions to your portfolio. Your conduct and level of responsibility reflects on the students, graduates, and reputation of the college.

The JobBank is a great resource for you and your portfolio; its credibility depends on YOU!

For Alumni

Register/Login: Resources are available FOREVER as a graduate of Ringling College.
Become a Ringling Alumni Mentor
We are here for you: www.ringling.edu/ccsappointment

Congratulations Graduates! Join your classmates in the Class of 2021 Grad Survey:  http://www.Ringling.edu/2021GradSurvey

Once registered, you may:

  • Search for jobs posted exclusively to Ringling College of Art and Design; search the Jobs Central® national job board and the Intern Central® national internship board.
  • Upload a résumé file to Resume Central® so you can apply directly to jobs and/or allow it to be searched by employers (if you so authorize). Your résumé will be reviewed by our office and must be approved before it can be sent to employers or submitted online to posted jobs.
  • Build an online portfolio in Career Portfolio Central® to support your résumé and demonstrate your best work to employers.
  • Review your job search history. Report offers/hires.
  • Receive emails about programs, services and job-related topics.
  • Gain access to announcements, upcoming events, career advice documents, career advice videos, podcasts, and career articles from over 125 authors.
  • Manage your on-campus interview schedules.
  • Search our Mentoring Network to find profiles of people who work in your fields of interest and contact them online.
  • You may also join our Mentoring Network without registering in Alumni Central. However, you must register in Alumni Central to take advantage of all online services. This includes the opportunity to search and network with other Mentors.
  • If you only wish to complete a Mentoring Profile, please go to our Mentoring Network page.
  • SPECIAL WEBSITES & RESOURCES -
  • Your College Central Network account is the key to staying connected with career services and events offered to Ringling College graduates.
  • www.ringling.edu/resources
  • Access to specialty resources such as: Focus Explorer, CareerBeam, Going Global, and much more are available to all Ringling College graduates forever! If you do not have an access ID for any of the resources please contact The Center for Career Services!

FOLLOW THE RRCC! Responsibility, References, Contract, Conduct:

Please NOTE: Your registration means that you have read and agreed to the Responsiblities of Use and Disclaimer Information.

When you contact clients through the JobBank at Ringling College of Art and Design, you agree to begin a relationship that has responsibility. You not only become a representative of yourself as an Artist and Business Person; you are also a representative of the Ringling College Community. This agreement includes the following:

·  Responsibility – If you make an appointment –KEEP IT! – Hopefully the employer will, too. If you cannot make the interview, CALL and cancel or reschedule. If you agree to do a job –DO IT! Always report your acceptance of a job to the Center for Career Services to update the listing.

·  References – Be prepared! Bring your resume and a portfolio if it is an art related job. Have a list of references or show sample work of previous jobs. We do not guarantee the reliability or business practices of the JobBank listings. Feel free to ask the employer for references if you are entering into a contract (next point). *

·  Get a Contract – If you are doing freelance work, a contract protects both you and the employer. Unwritten expectations on either side can mean time wasted and money lost. Get it in writing and ask for a payment schedule. The Center is not responsible for contractual arrangements or any disputes between students or alumni and JobBank clients. Use time management skills and meet deadlines!

·  Conduct yourself in an ethical and professional manner. With each job comes more experience and networking opportunities for the next job and continued additions to your portfolio. Your conduct and level of responsibility reflects on the students, graduates, and reputation of the college.

The JobBank is a great resource for you and your portfolio; its credibility depends on YOU!

For Employers

Looking for talent, creativity, innovation? You've come to the right place!

It's easy to register and get connected with The Center for Career Services to put your opportunities (from freelance to full-time) in front of the students and graduates of Ringling College of Art and Design.

Our online services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

When your registration is approved, you will receive a WELCOME email which includes a link to activate your account. Student and Alumni resumes and portfolios are ONLY available for view upon request and after a viable job opportunity is posted.

If approved, depending on your access level, you will be able to use some or all of the services listed below:

  • Job Posting
    Post jobs targeted to Ringling College of Art and Design students, alumni.
  • Résumé Search
    Search résumés of our students, alumni.
  • Portfolio Search
    Search career portfolios that have been prepared by our students, alumni.
  • On-Campus Interviewing
    In addition to posting on our Job Board, you may also post positions that involve on-campus interviews. An interview date will be scheduled after we review and approve your posting. You may then log in to check submissions, candidate status and schedules. On-campus interviews occur during specific times of the year. If you do not know our recruiting schedule, please contact us before posting your job.
  • www.ringling.edu/employer
  • ON-CAMPUS PRESENTATIONS
    Topics may include: overview of company, description of available opportunities, Q&A, demonstrations, or bring Ringling College graduates back to talk about their experience at your company. Presentations are open to all Ringing students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni. We also offer virtual sessions when travel to campus isn’t possible. If you choose, your presentation can be recorded and available on Ringling’s television station: ArtNetwork
  • PORTFOLIO REVIEWS / INTERVIEWING OPPORTUNITIES
    Follow up your presentation with a recruiting visit, or combine them into one day. Students submit their work electronically or in hard-copy for the position(s) you’ve posted to College Central. We’ll arrange the work for you to view, then interview your selected candidates in a confidential, quiet interview space. Packaged in is lunch on us, a campus tour, or classroom visits to make the most of your travel.
  • CAMPUS VISITS FOR STUDENT SHOWS
    At the end of the spring semester in late April or early May, every major at Ringling produces a final show for its seniors. Information and shows schedules are found in early April on the Ringling College site at: Best of Ringling and Senior Show schedule
  • SPECIALIZED CAMPUS WORKSHOPS
    These specialized sessions allow companies to share their insights into the discipline and practice of cutting-edge techniques, approaches, and technology that complement student academics. This can include being a part of senior critiques so that you can impart your industry insights. CCS staff will refer you to appropriate department heads if you wish to pursue these options.
  • ETHICAL PRACTICES
    The Center for Career Services at Ringling College of Art and Design follows the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles for Professional Practice and expect that all employing organizations, companies and individuals that work with us to follow these guidelines for the ethical, legal, and fair hiring in employment/internship and freelance candidate evaluations as stated on their website: http://www.naceweb.org

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Ringling College of Art and Design is a private, not-for-profit, fully accredited college offering Bachelor of Fine Arts in a variety of majors and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business of Art and Design and Visual Studies.

Please see full list and descriptions at: http://www.ringling.edu/Majors