Experiential Learning Center

Maximize the time between post-school and pre-career

The Experiential Learning Center (ELC) is a one-of-a-kind 1,800-square-foot center dedicated to supporting budding designers as they go from the classroom setting to the workforce in their design careers. With diverse mentorship, full access to the latest technology and resources, and resume- and portfolio-building paid work experiences, The ELC offers marginalized students the chance to go all in on their career development. 

At the ELC, students will:

Build their design portfolios and fill their resumes with paid work experiences

Gain access to the latest, most robust design tools, platforms, and resources

Meet their future coworkers, employers, and colleagues as they network through the design world

See What We've Done
(And Where We're Going)

Want to be part of changing the face of design

Hire a Designer

Work with the student designers of The ELC for a high-quality (but cost-conscious) option for meeting your design needs. Tell us about your project

Join the ELC

Want to amplify your career and explore what’s possible for you and your design journey? Apply for a spot at The ELC and tell us about your design aspirations.

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We’re on a mission to offer marginalized students access to resources, mentorship, and opportunities in design. Help us reach more students.