Engaging with industry
A vital element of product design education is its role in preparing you for a career in industry. Many universities and colleges employ instructors who are active designers with their own design consultancies and practices, bringing their extensive experience to the classroom. They can help to bridge the gap between industry and education through activities such as study trips to design companies and factories, setting up live projects set by industry, and helping students find internships within the design industry.
There are few better ways to obtain hands-on professional experience than through an internship, or placement. You should start considering your first job early in your college career, and at the ...