Spring portfolio reviews

AIGA chapters and student groups across the country are planning portfolio reviews to help emerging designers and design students prepare for the next step in their careers:

Upcoming events

Stay tuned for more upcoming events!



Past events

AIGA-SF-portfolio-day-16June 4
AIGA San Francisco presents
Portfolio day 2016
Known as the best portfolio review on the West Coast, this is an opportunity for graduating seniors in design programs, and graphic designer professionals looking to make a change to get valuable one-on-one feedback on your portfolio and career goals from some of the Bay Area’s best designers. Top Bay Area designers will serve as reviewers.


AIGA_OCportfolioReview_MayMay 19
AIGA Orange County presents
May MIX + Portfolio Review
Bring your portfolio books, and an open mind. This month's MIX is a great opportunity for students to get a professional opinion, and to brush elbows with some design professionals. For the design pros, please join us for an evening to meet the next generation of designers in Orange County


AIGARenoeTahoe_portfolioReview2016May 5
AIGA Reno-Tahoe presents
Big Awesome Student Portfolio Day
Practice your presentation skills and get valuable feedback from local professionals about your design work and resume in a no-risk environment geared at preparing you for the professional portfolio presentation process. All students will have the opportunity participate in portfolio reviews with design professionals, a roundtable on how to improve your resume, a Q&A roundtable with industry experts, and receive a professional head shot.

AIGAWN_2016_portfolioreviewApril 30
AIGA Wisconsin presents
2016 Portfolio Review
Insight, advice, and connections: Meet with some of Milwaukee’s most seasoned creative professionals and show off your work. It’s a chance to get real experience in a real, no-­pressure review setting. It’ll prepare both you and your portfolio for the next big step in your career. Bring your book, your resume, and don’t forget the business cards!

AIGAColorado_portfolioReview2016April 30
AIGA Colorado presents
The Review (with Art Directors Club of Denver)
The Review is open to design and advertising students at all levels in the Rocky Mountain region. Get invaluable feedback on your portfolio as it is reviewed by up to five creative professionals, and compete for scholarships and prizes! The top portfolio from each session will win a $1,000 educational scholarship.


AIGAColoradoSprings_PortfolioReview2016April 30
AIGA Colorado presents
Student Portfolio Review—CO Springs
Join us to present your design portfolio to 15 of Colorado Springs’ top design professionals. There will be a social hour, structured one-on-one review time, raffle prizes, giveaways, and "Best in Show" awards.



AIGABoston_PortfolioReviewApril 30
AIGA Boston presents
2016 Student Portfolio Review
The AIGA portfolio review is open to all design students at undergraduate and MFA levels. Here’s your chance to have a professional look at your portfolio, distribute your resume, practice your interview skills, receive honest feedback about your work. Register now!


AIGAPhiladelphia_portfolioReview2016May 2
AIGA Philadelphia presents
Feedback 18
Soon-to-be grads and industry pros anxious to spot new talent will socialize, and enjoy a keynote talk by Alina Wheeler,peer-to-peer presentations, refreshments, raffle prizes, and a looping slide show of student’s best work.



AIGAVermont_portfolioReview2016April 23
AIGA Vermont presents
Student Portfolio Review
AIGA Vermont along with Burlington College, Champlain College, and Lyndon State College would like to invite you to participate as a reviewer for our Portfolio Review Day 2016. There will be students from Champlain College, Lyndon State College and Burlington College. All students are seniors in the Graphic Design or Illustration programs.

AIGAOC_portfolioReviewApril 23
AIGA Orange County presents
2016 Portfolio Review
It's time to start gearing up your portfolio for the AIGA OC Portfolio Review! Wrangle up your best work and jump into your sassiest business get up! Present your portfolio to the wonderful industry leaders we've flown in from all the far-flung corners of the industry!


AIGACleveland_PortfolioReview2016April 22
AIGA Cleveland presents
Launch: The 32nd Annual Student Portfolio Review and Conference
Get your portfolio reviewed and take part in breakout sessions designed to advance your knowledge as you launch into internships and careers. Students of all levels will benefit from attending.



AIGAArizona_portfolioReviewApril 16
AIGA New Mexico presents
Hire Ed Portfolio Review
The AIGA New Mexico and American Society of Media Photographers 2016 Hire Ed Portfolio Review begins with a continental breakfast, followed by talks from top locals in the industry and a Q&A. Spend the afternoon getting your portfolio reviewed one-on-one by designers and photographers who work in our state’s studios, agencies, and nonprofits, and more!

AIGASB_portfolio_dayApril 16
AIGA Santa Barbara presents
Portfolio Day 2016: Your Work, Your Story
Students & emerging creative professionals: get your BEST work critiqued by professional creatives! AIGA SB's Portfolio Day offers design tips & real-world advice on starting your career. Register early, space is limited!



AIGACentralPennsylvania_portfolioReviewApril 16
AIGA Central Pennsylvania presents
Get Involved: Portfolio Review
The AIGA portfolio review is open to all all design students at the undergraduate and MFA levels. This is your chance to have a professional look at your portfolio, distribute your resume, practice your interview skills, and receive honest feedback about your work.


AIGA WichitaApril 15-16
AIGA Wichita presents
Create Your Fate
It’s time to channel your energy and create your fate at the 2016 AIGA Student Portfolio Forum. This year’s mystical theme is Fortune Telling, so get ready to take a glimpse into the future as we increase the transparency in our crystal ball and explore all things design. Mark your calendars now!


Jacksonville Portfolio Review 2016April 15-16
AIGA Jacksonville presents
Annual Portfolio Review Weekend
AIGA Jacksonville’s Portfolio Review Weekend returns to Jacksonville University. This year’s event brings to town Tad Carpenter, a designer, illustrator, author and teacher based in Kansas City, Missouri, whose clients include Target, Macy’s, Coca-Cola, Rayban, Nick Jr, MTV and Adobe.


AIGAAlaska_portfolioReview2016April 14
AIGA Alaska presents
AIGA Alaska Student Portfolio Review
Let us help you land that job! Get feedback on your portfolio and career advice from established local designers at AIGA's Student Portfolio Review at Anchorage Community Works. Open to students, grads and working designers. Be prepared to show your work via book or tablet.


AIGAHouston_portfolioReviewApril 14
AIGA Houston presents
Portfolio Review 2016
Attention all internship-seekers, job-searchers, and soon-to-be college grads: Houston’s creative professionals will be reviewing portfolios, offering feedback to help prepare you for the next step in your career. This is your chance to showcase your best work and get real-world advice from the pros—not to mention make new connections with fellow designers.

aigaupstatenewyork_portfolioreviewApril 13
AIGA Upstate New York presents
Student Portfolio Review
Graduating graphic design students of Upstate New York are invited to attend our 8th Annual Capital Region Student Portfolio Review. It's a chance for design students to practice their interviewing skills and get valuable feedback from local professionals about their design work and résumé in a non-competitive environment geared at preparing them for the professional portfolio presentation process.

AIGAArizona_PortfolioReview2016April 13
AIGA Arizona presents
Portfolio Review at U of A Letterpress Lab
AIGA Arizona and the Tucson Adobe User Group are co-hosting an evening where you can bring a single piece of work, or your entire portfolio and have it reviewed by some of Arizona's top designers. We've lined up an amazing group of seasoned design professionals and educators who are willing to share everything they know with you, for free!

AIGA_HamptonRoads_portfolioreview2016April 13
AIGA Hampton Roads presents
AIGA Student Portfolio Night 2016
Get some real-world, constructive criticism on your work. How would your projects hold up in an interview? How would YOU hold up? Time to find out! Graphic design students and recent grads are invited to bring their portfolios for one-on-one review by professional members of the AIGA community, representing numerous design fields.

FuelinTheFlameBlueRidgeApril 10
AIGA Blue Ridge presents
Fuelin' the Flame: Portfolio and Résumé Review
Get ready for the working world. Have your portfolio and résumé reviewed by local design professionals. Hear from our expert panel and learn how to march the road to success. Boot Camp is open to college-level students with a visual communications portfolio including: Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography and Website Design.

AIGARaleigh_portfolio_review2016April 9
AIGA Raleigh presents
Student Portfolio Review 2016
The AIGA Raleigh Student Portfolio Review is an event established for senior, undergraduate-level students who are beginning their transformation into emerging designers. As a participant, you will receive a constructive, one-on-one evaluation of your work from a variety of design professionals located in the Triangle area.

AIGASaltLakeCity_PortfolioReview2016April 9
AIGA Salt Lake City presents
2016 AIGA Student Portfolio Review
This is your opportunity to gain valuable advice, insight and industry information from some of the crème de la crème of our local professional designers. This event allows students to make connections which can lead to internships and even jobs. Adobe, the Official Sponsor for Design Solutions, is generously hosting this event in their iconic Lehi campus.

AIGARI_portfolioReviewApril 5
AIGA Rhode Island presents
Design Portfolio and Resume Review 2016
Attendees have the opportunity to receive professional, objective advice on their work and resumé from local design industry professionals. We've partnered with the Rhode Island College Art Department to put together an informative and casual portfolio and resumé review night. Don't miss it!


Indianapolis_student_reviewApril 2
AIGA Indianapolis presents
Student Portfolio Review 2016
Calling all internship-seekers, job-searchers, and (almost) college grads: On April 2, 2016, Indy’s most seasoned creative professionals will review your portfolio to help you (emerging designers) prepare for the next step in your career. This is your chance to showcase your best work, and get real-world advice from the pros—not to mention a great time to make new connections with fellow designers.

AIGAMN_portfolio_reviewApril 1
AIGA Minnesota presents
Portfolio 1-on-1® 2016
Portfolio 1-on-1 is the premier regional conference for developing design students and recent graduates. Attendees have the unique opportunity to present themselves with their portfolios to experienced creative professionals for intensive reviews, constructive conversations, and valuable connections.


AIGA_Detroit_portfolio_reviewMarch 19
AIGA Detroit presents
The Journey of a Thousand Sleepless Nights
After countless sleepless nights and thousands of cups of coffee, it’s time to bring your hard work to the AIGA Student Portfolio Review to be reviewed by professionals in the field. The day will include a talk by keynote speaker Timothy Goodman, reviews with professionals, break out sessions while you are waiting, and lunch.

AIGA_Cincinnati_portfolio_reviewMarch 19
AIGA Cincinnati
Annual Portfolio Day
Annual Portfolio Day brings together students, educators, professional designers and art directors to review the portfolios of graduating AIGA Cincinnati student members. Students will have the opportunity to present their portfolios to 3-4 professionals from the visual communications field.


Kansas_City_portfolio_review_2016March 5
AIGA Kansas City presents
Student Portfolio Workshop
Seniors, get your books ready and join us for portfolio day.Have one-on-one conversations about your projects, get ideas for improvement, network and attend enlightening break-out lectures.



AIGA Connecticut portfolio reviewFebruary 27
AIGA Connecticut presents
2016 Emerging Professionals Workshop
AIGA Connecticut presents our annual Emerging Professionals Workshop! Hear from successful recent graduates and experienced creatives on how to make the jump from design student to professional, pick up career-seeking tips in our presentation sessions, and get your portfolio reviewed one-on-one by creative professionals from across the state.

AIGAMobile_emerging_designers_conferenceFebruary 27
AIGA Mobile presents
Flourish: The Emerging Designers Conference
Junior and senior-level design students and emerging design talent are invited to attend Flourish: The Emerging Designers Conference hosted by AIGA Mobile and the University of Mobile Visual Arts Department. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in portfolio reviews with area professionals during one-on-one mock interviews, receive important career tips at our Q&A panel discussion, and more.

AIGA Iowa portfolio reviewFebruary 27
AIGA Iowa presents
Get A Job Bootcamp
Prepare for your future as a designer with AIGA Iowa’s eighth annual Get a Job Boot Camp. First-time job seekers, internship-hunters, and soon-to-be-graduates will learn how to succeed in today’s challenging job market from seasoned design professionals and receive valuable feedback during a portfolio review session.

AIGA_Houston_portfolio_reviewFebruary 11
AIGA Houston presents
What’s In the Box? How to Organize a Strong and Compelling Portfolio
Join AIGA Houston and NUU Group on Thursday, February 11th as we discuss how to organize a strong and compelling portfolio. We’re excited to have Daren Guillory, Allyson Lack, Vicente Yuste, and Kirsten Ufer on the panel to give us a bit of insight on their best practices as we move towards the annual portfolio review this April.