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AI creates website that hopes to connect students to industry professionals

on Wednesday,October 14,2009 19:10

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Students looking for an insider''s edge when considering careers in the arts may be in luck as the Art Institute recently announced the creation of Ai InSite, a free web service that allows surfers access to industry advice in the fields of fashion, design, culinary and media arts.

Designed with students in mind, the program will solicit advice from professionals working in these industries and AI faculty from the company''s 40 locations across the country on topics such as branding, trends in the field and scholarship opportunities.

"It''s not enough to just teach art and design; we want to share our knowledge and depth" boasts the InSite homepage. "Whether you''re working in one of the industries we discuss, you’re considering attending an Art Institutes school, or you have an interest in what we''re talking about, we think you''ll find value in this content."

The site also functions as a message board, allowing students, designers and casual viewers the chance to rate, share and provide feedback to posted articles.

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