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Designship on WTMJ-AM with Mike Spaulding

February 20, 2018

Permission provided from WTMJ-AM 620. Mike Spaulding’s segment features the launch of MIAD’s Designship program including interviews with Jeffrey Morin, president of MIAD and David Nelson, senior director of design, principal at Microsoft and a MIAD graduate. Listen Now

“Taking ownership of our role:” MIAD aims to be a leader in workforce development

February 16, 2018

The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) is one of the top design schools in the country. Now, it wants to be a leader in workforce development as well. “For MIAD, it’s about taking ownership of our role in the design community," said MIAD President Jeffrey Morin. MIAD recently announced an ... Continue

Setting Sail MIAD Kicks Off First-of-its-Kind Design Apprenticeship Program in US

February 14, 2018

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is introducing an apprenticeship program for graduates in several design disciplines including industrial/product design. Designship (link is external), the first-of-its-kind program in the United States, will train designers in management to help them land leading roles in a creative economy. "We're committed to promoting ... Continue

MIAD Creates Program to Connect Designers with Employers

February 1, 2018

The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) recently introduced Designship, the first apprenticeship management training program for design graduates in the country. Designship was created in an effort to fill the void between businesses and designers in regards to management training. For design students this program bridges the gap ... Continue

Designship program to address employment gap for Milwaukee designers

January 26, 2018

The newly created Dеsіgnshіp program is the first apprenticeship management training program for designers to be offered in the country. MІАD is also the first design college to take apprenticeships to a professional level. This professional development program fills a void in management training for designers in all organizations. The ... Continue

MIAD's unique Designship℠ program fills void in management training for designers

January 26, 2018

The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD); Wisconsin's only four-year, private college of visual art and design; is introducing a first-of-its-kind apprenticeship program for design graduates throughout Wisconsin. The newly created Designship℠ program is the first apprenticeship management training program for designers to be offered in the country. MIAD ... Continue

MIAD Launches apprenticeship program

January 25, 2018

WTMJ-TV 4 Live at Daybreak was one of the first to feature a story following the launch of MIAD’s first-of-its-kind apprenticeship program made possible through the U.S. Department of Labor’s award of a $3 million American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI). (1/25) Rights purchased for this news segment. Watch Video

MIAD launching apprenticeship program for design graduates backed by $3M grant

January 24, 2018

The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is introducing an apprenticeship program for design graduates that the Milwaukee college said is the first of its kind in the country. The program, called Designship, is a professional development program intended to provide management training for designers and help companies retain creative ... Continue

MIAD introduces management program for design graduates

January 23, 2018

The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is launching a new program aimed at helping design graduates grow into leadership positions with their companies. The school describes its Designship program as a first-of-its-kind apprenticeship program that seeks to fill a void in management training for designers. The idea is that ... Continue