Career Support

The MHCID graduate program is committed to supporting students’ career launches and transitions. We provide workshops, consulting and connections throughout the year and upon graduation. In addition, guest speakers and panelists from industry are an integral part of core classes and company sponsorship is key to the capstone experience.

For more about sponsoring a capstone, please click here

How to meet our students

MHCID graduates are well versed in the end-to-end user-centered design process including in-depth study in user research, ideation, prototyping and design communication tools and methods for a broad set of technology platforms. Our alumni have launched their careers in the top technology, consulting and start-up organizations nationwide. In addition, a project and team based curriculum emphasizes project management and team collaboration skills critical to succeeding in fast-paced, interdisciplinary environments. We encourage you to get to know MHCID students and alumni as part of your recruiting efforts by reviewing their profiles on our website here

Getting Started on Your Career Path as an HCI/UX Professional

Enjoy this video recorded at the 2016 Career Conference. Moderated by Linda Wagner, MHCI+D Program Director.
Panelists consisted of: Aaron Brako from Google, Jennifer Hopper from Filter Digital, Dave Miller from Artefact Group, and Johnny Schroepfer from IA Collaborative.

2016 Career Conference

The program hosted a Career Conference for students and alumni on June 22, 2016. This was a unique opportunity for industry friends and potential employers to get to know our students and for our students to make career connections. StartUp Hall provided a wonderful space where participants were surrounded by working professionals designing and building the next great set of startups.

To learn more about the 2016 MHCID Career Conference please contact us at

Participating Companies in 2016