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Design Week Portland Career Day @ Wieden+Kennedy

April 17 | 8:45 am - 2:45 pm

Check-in at 8:45 am. Program starts promptly at 9 am. Open to students from our partner high schools in Portland Public Schools, the Parkrose School District and the North Clackamas School District.

Get a behind-the-scenes look at working at Portland’s creative firms by participating in an interactive Career Day co-hosted by Design Week Portland, Wieden+Kennedy and the Portland Workforce Alliance.

At this career day, students will: explore the workspace of Wieden+Kennedy, the world’s leading advertising firm; participate in a workshop on design thinking led by Nelson Cash (a leader in creating cutting-edge digital experiences); do afternoon studio tours at Mozilla and Owen Jones; and meet professionals, hear about their career paths, see their projects, and learn about the skills and education needed to be successful in creative fields. Lunch is provided! Wear comfortable walking shoes.

9 am: Welcome, employer overview and office tour of Wieden+Kennedy
9:45 am: Workshop by Nelson Cash
11:45 am: Lunch and conversation (getting started & career paths)
1 pm: Studio tour 1 at Mozilla (learn about User Interface and User Experience Design).
1:45 pm: Studio tour 2at Owen Jones (learn about Brand Design from a multidisciplinary team working in graphic design, video and multiple platforms.)
2:30 pm: Return to W+K for wrap-up and evaluations
2:45 pm: End

Click here for a printable flyer.

How to register:

  • Portland Public Schools and Parkrose School District: Talk to your career coordinator.
  • North Clackamas: Fill out this form and email (via scan or photo) to and await confirmation.


Design Week Portland Career Day @ Wieden+Kennedy


April 17
8:45 am - 2:45 pm
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224 NW 13th Ave
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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