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Apply for the CUP Fellowship for Change in Design

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Apply for the CUP Fellowship for Change in Design

The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is announcing the CUP Fellowship for Change in Design, a new 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, which is 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 June 2017 – May 2018.

If you are interested in the position, your application should include:

– A cover letter, in which you address 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 indicate the context in which your projects were completed, and your role.

– A list of 3 references, with contact information.

Please send all materials as a single PDF (max 5 MB) to by Monday, May 1st at noon. 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.

For more information, please see the full description of the fellowship here.

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


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