Packing + Shipping
You are highly encouraged to bring the following items with you to RISD:
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:
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 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.