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Photo Courtesy of DCL (Fabricator), Design by Barnycz Group
Photo Courtesy of DCL (Fabricator), Design by Barnycz Group
 

Tools for Students & Teachers

The sign, graphics and visual communications industry requires a diverse range of skillsets. Many job skills learned in STEM coursework, such as CAD, welding, graphic design and more are in demand. Start a career in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry to put those skills into action.

Here are some great tools you can use to prepare for a rewarding career in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry:

  1. ISA Digital Badges:  Students who earn digital badges can show in-demand skills to potential employers on digital resumes and social media as well as earn college credit hours.
     
  2. Online Learning Courses: 58 Industry-specific online learning courses bridge the gap between coursework and career. Email [email protected] for information on special student pricing.
     
  3. Sign Manufacturing Day: Students participate in company tours to see first-hand how their skills lead to a diverse and in-demand career path.
     
  4. Job Board: 77% of companies in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry are hiring! Students can find jobs and post resumes on ISA's job board to get hired.
     
  5. Job Descriptions: Download an extensive list of possible careers available in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry, organized by category.

  6. Profiles of Young Professionals: Learn more about talented young professionals in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry who represent the next generation of industry leaders.