We have an exciting and comprehensive schedule of events and programming slated to span the entire year of 2021. This is all on top of the local activity you can expect from our Chapter communities across the country. Below you'll find key dates and links to more information on each of our major programs for 2021. (For advertising opportunities, view the IDSA Media Kit.)
You’ve worked hard developing your skills as a product or industrial designer. Now’s the time to put them in to practice. As a world innovation leader, 3M offers interns real-world work experience in their field of study, including industrial and product design.
Verena Papecke-Hjeltness, IDSA (Education Director) has created a quick survey for industrial design students and educators to shed light on what ID education has been like since spring break of 2020. Take the survey here to share your story, experience, and ideas for how to re-frame our learning and teaching environment, and read on for more from Verena on a most unusual year.
For me personally, my introduction to industrial design was not necessarily a graceful leap from my high school days. In my case, I stumbled my way through two years of engineering school before finding my true passion: design. A great deal of design students has found themselves in the same situation, though many know their passion from day one.