Category Archives: Organzations

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.

Utopia Parkway Journal 2020 – Open for Submissions!

Utopia Parkway Journal is the Undergraduate Literary Journal of Queens College and is currently open for submissions of visual art for its 2020 edition. Utopia Parkway is also in need of a visual art piece for its front cover.

I’m reaching out to ask if you could send a mass email to notify art majors and minors of this opportunity to contribute to the QC literary and artistic community by submitting their artwork (and literary work!) to Utopia Parkway for consideration to be published.

Below is a link to our website, detailing submission guidelines:
Submissions

AIGA NY Student Job Fair / Parsons / February 15th

Meet creative companies helping you take your first steps in the design industry.

Are you a design student or new graduate? Join us for AIGA NY’s 3rd annual mini-job fair! Meet reps from New York’s top creative companies and studios. Find out what a typical day is like for their designers and hear what creative directors are looking for in new designers like you.

It’s speed networking meets the design industry and not another portfolio review. Come by, introduce yourself, and discover where to take your first steps in the design industry.

AIGA NY board members Caspar Lam and Janet Esquirol will co-host.

Participating Companies

Blue State Digital
Everytown for Gun Safety
GHD Partners
Nick Brand Creative
R/GA
Smart Design
Spitball
Turner Duckworth

Event Series: Work in Progress
AIGA NY Student Job Fair is part of the Work in Progress event series. These events are focused on the creative process, personal development and professional development. They aim to give a peek behind the curtain and expose failure as a valuable experience.

Location
Wollman Hall
Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
65 West 11th Street Room B500
New York, NY 10011

When
Friday, February 15

Time
12:00pm – 4:00pm

Register

frogNY’s Diversity and Inclusion’s Mentorship Program

Below is the application for frog Diversity and Inclusion’s mentorship program. The deadline to apply is December 21st.

This is open to any visual, interaction, or industrial designers that come from socially or economically disadvantaged backgrounds, which includes any minority groups or schools that are not well-known. It also includes any self-taught designers. Applicants’ skills must qualify for an intern, junior, or mid-level role.

https://goo.gl/forms/Z8CFeVF5168LDtRy1

Call for Making Policy Public Designers

CUP is looking for talented designers to partner on the 2019 issues of Making Policy Public. CUP seeks designers, visual artists, and other creative workers with an interest in public policy, who will bring unique visual solutions to the design challenges presented by communicating complex policy issues.

Click here to download the application guidelines and learn more about the program.

Applications from designers are due by Monday, August 20 at 5pm EST.

Here’s something to tweet:

Designers & artists, collaborate with @we_are_CUP on a visual explanation of a complex policy issue! Apply here: makingpolicypublic.net

February 8th: 2018 AIGA Design Job Fair for students and recent grads

Are you a design student or a newly minted graduate? Join us for AIGA/NY’s 2nd annual mini-job fair! Its speed networking meets the design industry not another portfolio review. Come by and introduce yourself. Meet reps. from New York’s top creative organizations, companies, agencies and studios and learn about the advantages of working at their company. Ask what a typical day is like for their designers, find out about all the office perks and hear what their creative directors look for when they hire new talent. You will discover what is unique about each situation and why you might want to work for one or more of these companies.

Details and Registration here:
http://aigany.org/event/2018-job-fair/

Coffee N Coding: Join the Queens College Tech Incubator study group to learn full stack web development

Wednesday, January 4, 7-9 pm, CEP Hall 2 (between the Student Union and Razran Hall; marked C2 on this map: http://www.qc.cuny.edu/about/directions/2d/Pages/default.aspx). All levels and ages are welcome.

If you are unfamiliar with FreeCodeCamp, check it out and sign up: http://www.freecodecamp.com/.

Information: aryan.jabbari21@qmail.cuny.edu ; https://www.facebook.com/events/164814930665287/.

NYAS Next Scholars Program: Application due 12/18!

Design students qualify! Apply today

Program Benefits
The NYAS Next Scholars program
· matches scholars with a mentor (a STEM PhD student or a STEM professional) for a year-long (online) partnership
· provides scholars with access to exciting online content that will help them develop their leadership, communication, and critical thinking skills
· provides content on career readiness
· provides a nationwide community of women in STEM
· provides NYAS membership, opening access to live webinars and events with inspirational guest speakers

Potential Scholars
· have a strong interest in a STEM/STEAM/computer science career, even if they have not already declared a STEM major
· self-identify as female
· are in their first or second year of college, or have transitioned from a community college to a senior college within the past year
· are available to dedicate 1-2 hours per week to the program online
· are comfortable communicating in English
· are excited by the idea of having a mentor

Nominations of first generation college students, Dreamers and students without strong STEM support systems are particularly encouraged.

Nominated students should apply at: www.nyas.org/next

Application deadline: December 18, 2016

The Queens Entrepreneurship Fund Wants You!

Are you interested in economic development and business? Have a passion for leadership, entrepreneurship, or social impact?

If so, check us out. We’re a student run social enterprise start-up dedicated to providing consulting, micro-lending, and skill building services to local business owners. We work towards creating competitive training programs that equip college students with the strategic and business skills necessary to consult local entrepreneurs while devising ways to drive economic development from the ground up. We are presently seeking fellow Queens College students to join our team. Whether you’re interested in an internship or a solid leadership role, we can work with you. So contact us, make some friends, and help us make some awesome stuff happen.

Interested? Have any questions? Please contact us: qefnyc.org