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Professional Experience & Placement

There is no better way for you to gain experience in your field than actually working in it.


Domus Academy’s entrepreneurial approach allows students to gain the Professional Experience they need. Our unique offering enhances students’ personal and professional expertise and network, empowering their skills, vision and values. You will have the opportunity to be addressed to the most suitable job immersion amongst our very specific Professional Experiences:

•    Internship: while working for a company, you will be able to develop assignments on real projects directly on the field.
•    Field Learning Experience: as a consultant, you will have the chance to collaborate and carry out a real project, for a company, supervised by a project leader.
•    Entrepreneur Experience: If being an entrepreneur is your vision, Domus Academy will sustain your choice providing mentoring support and developing your business and managerial skills, thanks to a practical and theoretical approach.

You will be mentored on a step-by-step basis, get an inside perspective on how your industry of choice works and make valuable connections that will further your career.
Non-EU students are eligible to participate in a Professional Experience and can extend their permit of stay to work in Italy for up to one year after degree completion.

Domus Academy has established long-standing agreements with some of the most important Italian and international brands in design, fashion, business and architecture, such as:

Alberta Ferretti, Bastard, BMW Design Group, Borbonese, Conde’ Nast, Continuum, Costume National, Crea International, Design Innovation, De Beers, Diego Dolcini, Dsquared, Elica, Emilio Pucci, Fiat, Flos, Frog Design, Futurebrand, Karl Lagerfeld Amsterdam, La Triennale di Milano, Matteo Thun & Partners, Moncler, Neil Barrett, Pambianco, Proenza Schouler NY, RCS Media Group, Studio Urquiola, Studio Lissoni, Tommy Hilfiger Amsterdam, Triumph Switzerland, Trussardi, Valentino, Versace, Vivienne Westwood, Whirlpool, Zara.

Career Services

Understanding the personal background of each student is the foundation and departure point towards every new beginning.


Domus Academy supports students in the realization of their CV and Portfolio by placing an emphasis on the project portfolio and evaluating the potential and talent within each student, approach and face job interviews.
The Domus Academy Career Services are closely available to help the students in their transition to the world of work. Through orientation and assistance, they guide the students in every stage, and strengthen them with supportive and intensive tutoring.



Soft skills assessment

How do you stand out in a crowded job market? By showing employers, not only that you were a good student, but that you’ll be a great addition to their team.


What employers demand, according to a survey of more than 5,000 of them around the world, are employees who excel at:

•    Analyzing and Solving Problems
•    Working Well With Others
•    Achieving Objectives
•    Learning and Self Development
•    Adapting to Change
•    Cultivating a Strategic and Entrepreneurial Mindset
•    Applying a Global Mindset
•    Generating ideas and innovating
•    Upholding Ethical Standards and Demonstrating Social Responsibility

LPA (Laureate Professional Assessment) is a free online tool developed by leading talent management company CEB which can show you how well you score on these workplace competencies. This will allow you to:

•    Get practical advice for improving
•    Choose electives and activities
•    Show potential employers that you have the skills they need

The LPA is available only in the Laureate International Universities network, giving you a competitive advantage.



LPA - Laureate Professional Assessment