Graphic & Interactive Design Learning Opportunities

At MSUM, we strive to give you a distinctive student experience that focuses on classroom learning and relevant learning opportunities beyond the classroom. You’ll find many ways to collaborate with peers, professors, design professionals and community members in challenging real-world settings. Whether you design branded content for a small business, build a website for a non-profit or land an internship in Fargo-Moorhead or the Twin Cities, the opportunities to grow your skills are endless.

Are you interested in living and learning with peers who have similar interests as you? The Art, Art Education, Graphic Design and Graphic Communications Learning Community may be for you. Join this community to strengthen your passion for art, utilize creative collaboration and production skills, build critical analysis abilities and learn from our dedicated, award-winning faculty.

American Institute for Graphic Arts (AIGA) Dragons builds a community on campus where you’re able to discuss, collaborate and learn about topics in graphic design. You’ll also discover how to develop your personal brand and attend workshops presented by your professors and industry professionals.

You’ll have the chance to visit local and regional design studios to observe the workplace and learn from graphic design professionals.

MSUM’s student ad agency, Flypaper Creative Services, takes on real projects for area nonprofits and business startups. The organization runs with a professional ad agency model. A team consisting of an account manager, designer, copywriter, PR specialist and social media specialist develops materials for real events on campus and in the community.

Although Graphic & Interactive Design majors are not required to complete an internship, it is highly recommended. Dozens of businesses in Fargo-Moorhead are seeking students like you to provided needed services for their company. In return, you’ll gain highly beneficial experience and build a strong portfolio in the process.