WHILE WORKING INDIVIDUALLY IS ENCOURAGED, THE STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO WORK COLLABORATIVELY IN TEAMS WITH STUDENTS FROM OTHER DESIGN STREAMS AND ENGINEERING DISCIPLINES AT PES UNIVERSITY, THEREBY LEVERAGING THE STRENGTHS OF A DIVERSE AND ENTREPRENEURIAL PES UNIVERSITY CULTURE. IT IS EXPECTED THAT STUDENTS IN DESIGN ALSO LEAD SUCH COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVES CULMINATING IN STARTING UP THEIR OWN PRACTICE AND BECOMING ENTREPRENEURS. HOWEVER, STUDENTS COULD ALSO CHOOSE TO BE EMPLOYED IN THE ORGANIZATIONS THAT PES UNIVERSITY CONSISTENTLY ATTRACTS FROM PLACEMENTS.
On graduating from the product design stream, the roles that may be offered in the industry could be Industrial Designer, Design Engineer, Design Manager, Product Designer etc.. These offers typically depend on the individual’s performance (generally evaluated over a portfolio of alongside other considerations that the industry may set) and work experience.
The typical industry roles for Interaction Design and Communication Design graduates are UI, UX designer, Interaction designer, Graphic Designer etc. A trend which works to the advantage for Interaction and Communication Designers is that more companies now believe that using these designers early in the product/service development process can change the course of conversations and add considerable value.