For the first time ever METROCON will have a dedicated Student Programming area featuring portfolio and resume reviews, one-on-one discussions with companies who hire and/or work with interior designers, and more!

Quick Facts:

  • All Student Programming will take place on Friday, August 15, 2014; however, Students are highly encouraged to attend on Thursday, August 14 as well so that they may experience more of the trade show.
  • As long as a Student pre-registers online as a Student Attendee between June 2 - August 1, 2014, then he or she may attend both days of the trade show AND participate in student programing for $0. However, if he or she waits to register on-site, the fee will be $10. TIP: Be sure to bring your Student ID as to take advantage of the Student rate!
  • Besides registering to attend the show, there is no RSVP necessary to either event listed below. Simply show up!

So, Students - plan on being at METROCON14. We promise that you'll be oh-so-glad you did!

IIDA Career Bootcamp

Friday, August 15, 2014 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Career Bootcamp™ is a program developed by the IIDA Headquarters to encourage Student Members to get a jumpstart on your career through the participation in a roundtable discussion with recent graduates and seasoned design professionals. Students can discover the best way to get your foot in the door, how to land an interview, and gain valuable tips and advice regarding resumes, cover letters, and portfolios.

ASID Career Exchange

Friday, August 15, 2014 | 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

The ASID Career Exchange is a great networking opportunity for students and recent graduates with leading architecture and design firms, as well as manufacturers. Representatives will be on-hand to offer information about their companies and answer questions about careers in the industry. Need advice on how to improve your resume and/or portfolio? ASID designer members will be present to lend you their expertise.

Students: Don't miss this valuable chance to connect one-on-one with top professionals in the industry! Scroll down to view a video that will help you have an understanding of the full ASID Career Exchange experience.

Practitioners, Educators, and Industry Partners: Would you like to represent your company during this event or volunteer to review portfolios? Start by downloading the ASID Career Exchange Information Packet (PDF), and then contact ASID Chapter Services Associate Tiffany Neumann at

ASID Career Exchange from ASID on Vimeo.