Welcome to Career and Professional Experience (CAPX), your connection to talented SAIC students and alumni in the creative industries. With over 2,000 local, national, and international employers and internship providers in our network, CAPX offers a variety of resources for employers like you. From posting opportunities to partnering with our internship program and participating in events, we're here to help you find and hire the best creative talent.

Post Opportunities on Handshake
We use Handshake as SAIC’s official online job board platform. By posting opportunities on Handshake, you can access our talented pool of candidates and manage your recruitment efforts in one place. Visit the Handshake employer information site to learn more.

Partner with CAPX Internship Program & FWS Subsidizing Fund Program
We welcome internship providers to host SAIC students for paid on-site, remote, or hybrid internships during the fall, winter, spring, or summer sessions. Eligible employers (501c3 non-profit organizations) can also receive financial support for hosting SAIC interns through our Federal Work-Study (FWS) Subsidizing Fund Program.

Participate in CAPX Events
CAPX hosts a variety of events throughout the year to help employers connect with our students and alumni. The SAIC Internship + Job EXPO is our premier career fair, providing a valuable opportunity for employers to connect with SAIC's talented pool of students and graduates. This virtual EXPO takes place in both the spring and fall semesters.It is free to participate and enables employers to connect with the SAIC community to promote paid opportunities. We also offer virtual Employer Presentation and Expert Exchange events where creative professionals can meet with students and alumni to offer career advice and insights.

Thank you for considering CAPX as your partner in hiring the next generation of creative professionals. 

Please contact Younsoo Kim Flynn, Assistant Director of Employer Relations, to learn more about partnership opportunities.

Internship Requirements for Supervisors

CAPX supports on-site, remote and hybrid internships and invites you to host SAIC interns. Internships may be offered for the fall, winter, spring, and summer sessions.

Approved for-credit internships must meet the following criteria:

    • Supervisors share their expertise with interns to ensure an educational experience that is related to the student's curricular interests. Interns should be supervised during work hours and should receive routine feedback from their supervisor.

    • Interns are provided a dedicated professional workplace or work-related job site. In the case of remote internships, there should be a clear understanding of the expected work hours taking time zones into consideration, the preferred frequency of online meetings between the supervisor and the intern, and the tool for conducting meetings. Resources and systems used for remote internships should be provided.

    • For-credit internship providers must maintain safe, low-risk work environments. Interns must be covered by general liability insurance during the internship.

    • For-credit internship providers must maintain safe, low-risk work environments. Interns must be covered by general liability insurance during the internship.

    • The Learning Plan should be part of a discussion between the intern and supervisor, as close as possible to the intern’s first day of work, and submitted to the student’s faculty. It is revisited during the mid-semester meeting and site visit, and at the end of the semester to evaluate how the learning goals have been achieved.

    • For-credit internship providers must sign a program agreement confirming the organization’s understanding of the expectations of the CAPX internship program and insurance coverage.