Category Archives: Fellowship

Paid Full-time Job Opening: CUP Change In Design Fellowship

The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is announcing the call for the 2020 CUP Fellowship for Change in Design! Learn more on the Application Page.

The CUP Fellowship for Change in Design is a paid, year-long, full-time, training program designed to promote and support individuals in gaining the skills, contacts, and experience to help them excel in their design careers. The Fellowship is an initiative to support the development of a pipeline of talented individuals from historically under-represented communities into the design fields, and to dismantle the systemic biases that stand in the way of their advancement as leaders in these fields. The 2020 Fellow will be selected through a competitive, juried process and will work with CUP from July 2020–June 2021.

Applications should include:

– A cover letter addressing why you are interested in the Fellowship, what you hope to get out of it, and what your goals are for your career

– A current resume

– A portfolio of your design work. We are looking for your skills to work on a range of visuals and with type. Please describe the context that your projects were completed in and your role.

– A list of 3 references, with contact information

Please send all materials as a single PDF (max 5 MB) to apply@welcometocup.org by Monday, April 13th at noon, EST. Include “CUP Fellowship for Change in Design” in the subject line.

Please note that we will NOT review applications that do not provide all requested materials. No phone calls, please.

CUP is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fair and inclusive employment practices, and strongly encourage people of color, women, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, and others who may contribute to the diversification of ideas to apply.

UX Research Internship at Autodesk – Summer 2020

Looking for a UX research internship this summer? My group at Autodesk is hiring!

You’d be working with awesome designers and researchers in the Autodesk Experience Design team. You’ll get paid to connect with our customers and suggest recommendations to make a good product great. And you’d be working in downtown San Francisco – we’re right off the Embarcadero BART station, across from the Ferry Building.

If you have any questions or want to apply directly, email Ben Leduc-Mills (ben.leduc-mills@autodesk.com) or learn more about the opportunity here.

AIGA Early Career Mentorship Program

Each year, AIGA NY connects a select group of professionals from the design industry and allied fields with individuals who are starting off in their careers to help them accelerate their career, personal and leadership growth. The program is free and open to both AIGA and non-AIGA members.

Interested in joining the 2020 cohort as a mentee?

Deadline is Feb 24 (Enrollment may close earlier once we have a full cohort signed up).
Kick-off gathering on March 3.

More info

Ogilvy’s UX/Design Thinking Immersion Day

Ogilvy’s Immersion Day applications are now open!

What is Immersion Day?
Immersion Day is a half-day event at Ogilvy designed to give college students an inside view into the inner workings of agency life. This Immersion Day is focused specifically on the Experience Design practice at Ogilvy and provides a holistic view of UX and design thinking through activities and Q&A.

This day is perfect for students who want to learn about human-centered design, the digital transformation of brands, and how to get into this industry.

Immersion Day details:
Tuesday, April 30
10:00am – 3:00pm
636 11th ave, New York, NY

Students can learn more about Immersion Day and apply here.

If you have any questions, please reach out to us!