We are Preparers and Connectors!
CAPX is your home for valuable career advising and a wide range of programming and events to assist you in developing the skills, experience, self-knowledge, and confidence you need to navigate your creative future.
We can help you:
Prepare and develop résumés, cover letters, proposals, cover letters, artist’s statements, and portfolios.
Implement job search strategies and connect you to internship opportunities posted specifically for SAIC students and alumni through Handshake.
Apply for on-campus employment opportunities via Handshake.
Explore for-credit internships and apply to jobs related to your area of interest.
Discover your personal strengths and talents through assessments including CliftonStrengths®, Strong Interest Inventory, and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI).
Pursue exhibition, residency, fellowship opportunities, and funding, including Fulbright grants.
Learn about contemporary practices in emerging creative industries, freelancing, and self-employment.
Network with SAIC alumni and professionals from a wide range of creative organizations and practices.
CAPX Presents: Big Interview Tips
Our new Big Interview Tips series, filmed at CAPX and featuring SAIC faculty and staff offering their valuable job interview advice, is intended to demystify the often intimidating interviewing process for students and alums. We know interviews can be stressful, and Big Interview is a perfect way to sharpen your interviewing skills on your own time in a stress-free environment.
Visit our Vimeo page to keep up with our Big Interview Tips series.
Big Interview is a no-stress, virtual mock interview platform for all experience levels, offering practice and feedback 24/7 from the privacy of your dorm or studio.
Meet with Our Advisors
Make an appointment with a CAPX advisor or visit us during drop-in hours from 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m., Monday–Friday for a quick check-in.
We are located on the 14th floor of the Lakeview Building on 116 South Michigan Avenue. Our office is open Monday–Friday: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Visit our Meet the CAPX Team page to learn more about our career and faculty advisors.