Careers in design for sustainability

Become a landscape architect. Become a transportation planner. Become a design strategist. SCAD design for sustainability alumni implement their innovations at globally acclaimed design firms and pursue entrepreneurial enterprises. They go on to create zero-waste consumer goods, design energy-efficient homes and workspaces, and plan sustainable urban areas, armed with cutting-edge strategies crucial for success in the modern design world.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Sustainable interior designer
  • Building and construction consultant
  • Design strategist

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • American Institute of Architects
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Starbucks Coffee Company

A career that merges science and design

Creativity comes in many forms, and ingenuity often relies on advanced technical understanding. At SCAD, you can fuse your passion for art and design with next level science, technology, engineering and math skills to fully prepare yourself for a successful career.

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SCAD will see you to success

We make it a point to support our students both within the classroom and beyond. As part of that effort, the office of career and alumni success at SCAD offers students and graduates an array of career-building services, including:

  • Résumé development
  • Portfolio building
  • Mock interviews
  • Self-promotion
  • Assistance finding internships and employment opportunities

With professional guidance and one-on-one advising, SCAD will stay with you to help you kickstart your creative career.

Take the next step

Begin your career in design for sustainability with an M.A. or M.F.A. degree from SCAD, available at our Savannah location.

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