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Invest in Your Future

The multidisciplinary skills of MIAD students and graduates are strongly valued by the business and cultural communities in which they live. Take a look at the skills that employers rated most important in the Job Outlook 2013 survey (National Association of Colleges and Employers), and you’ll see a direct correlation with MIAD’s Core Learning Values.

Whether you decide to work for a business or a non-profit organization, or start your own business, the creative skills that you fully develop at MIAD will distinguish you, just as they have long distinguished MIAD alumni.

Career Personal Diagram

MIAD students gain real-world experience through collaborative projects and internships with notable business partners and organizations. Here’s what a few local business and cultural leaders say about the continuous demand for MIAD students’ multidisciplinary skills.



“I personally learned long ago as chief marketing officer at MillerCoors the value of hiring MIAD students and graduates. Their incredible talents have continuously fueled the growth and leadership of southeastern Wisconsin’s design community.”

Robert Mikulay, Vice Chair, MIAD Board of Trustees

Photo: Lila Aryan Photography


“The exhibiting artists [MIAD alumni] demonstrate strengths in a variety of media, a testament to the college’s multimedia approach and trends of the current art world.”

John McKinnon

former Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art,
Milwaukee Art Museum
current Program Director,
Society for Contemporary Art at The Art Institute of Chicago


“When it comes to creative talent, Milwaukee’s edge is MIAD …. Local businesses rely on MIAD for the creative talent they need in today’s global marketplace.”

Tim Sheehy President

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce


Read what other leaders have to say about MIAD students and alumni.
See for yourself the multiple career paths forged by MIAD graduates.
Take a look at a sampling of the companies and organizations that compete for their talent.

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