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Packing + Shipping

Packing List

You are highly encouraged to bring the following items with you to RISD:

  • Business Cards

  • Information about your organization

  • Information about internships you will be hiring for in 2016

  • Information about how students should follow-up with your organization


You may also want to ship or bring some of the following:

  • Promotional items/swag

  • Posters, banners or free-standing displays

  • Pins or clips to attach items to the drape behind your table

  • Scissors and tape (especially if you send a box and will need to re-pack it for return)

  • Fully-charged electronics (there will NOT be electricity available at your table)

Shipping to Internship Connect

If you have materials that you’d like to send in advance for use at Internship Connect, please note the following:


Shipments can only be accepted 2 days prior to the event, Monday, September 28th.
If they arrive earlier, packages will be refused.


Packages should be addressed as follows:


Rhode Island Convention Center

One Sabin Street

Providence, RI 02903

Attention: Alan Tracy, RISD Internship Connect


To check on the status of your package, you may call the Rhode Island Convention Center Security Office that handles Shipping and Handling: 401-458-6023

Return Shipping

Return shipments must be re-packed and labeled by those attending Internship Connect. After the event, packages should be left in the Ballroom with return labels attached.


Pickups must be called in and scheduled with the carrier (USPS, UPS, FedEx, etc) by the individual shipping materials back. Please let the carrier know the packages will be available for pickup at the Rhode Island Convention Center loading dock on October 1st.


The RISD Career Center and RI Convention Center will not take responsibility for return shipping costs or arrangements. Items left at the Convention Center without proper packing, labelling, and shipping arrangements will be discarded.

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