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2019 CUP Fellowship for Change in Design

The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) k

Brooklyn, NY

Mar 13
Job Description

The Fellowship for Change in Design 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 Fellowship – a paid, year-long, full-time, training program – is designed to promote and support individuals in gaining the skills, contacts, and experience to help them excel in their design careers.

The Fellow will be selected through a competitive, juried process and will work with CUP from July 2019 – June 2020.

Applications are due by Monday, April 15th at noon, Eastern time. For a full job description and details on how to apply, visit www.welcometocup.org/NewsAndEvents/TheCallForThe2019CUPFellowForChangeInDesignIsNowOpen

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 15th at noon, Eastern time. 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.

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP)

The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is a nonprofit organization that uses the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement. We collaborate with designers, educators, advocates, students, and communities to make educational tools that demystify complex policy and planning issues. We believe that increasing understanding of how these systems work is the first step to better, more equitable, and more diverse community participation in the decision-making that shapes the places where we all live.