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Call for Applicants: The Walker Design Fellowship 2012-2013

Now accepting applications for the Walker Design Fellowship–Deadline: June 8, 2012 Take our new Walker Art Center Design Studio ART TEST to see if you’re a good match–there’s a special message for candidates who answer all 18 questions correctly. Since 1980, the Walker Art Center Design department has maintained a graphic design fellowship program that […]

Now accepting applications for the Walker Design Fellowship–Deadline: June 8, 2012

Take our new Walker Art Center Design Studio ART TEST to see if you’re a good match–there’s a special message for candidates who answer all 18 questions correctly.

Since 1980, the Walker Art Center Design department has maintained a graphic design fellowship program that provides recent graduates (both undergrad and grad) the opportunity to work in a professional design studio environment. Selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants, fellows come from a diverse assortment of graphic design programs, such as Art Center College of Design, California Institute of the Arts, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, NC State University, Rhode Island School of Design, Royal College of Art, Werkplaats Typografie, Yale University, and many others.

Fellows are employed full-time for one year and are assigned a wide range of graphic design projects, from designing identities and related collateral for programs and exhibitions to assisting with large-scale initiatives such as catalogues, campaigns, wayfinding systems, and websites. Fellows are involved in all aspects of the design process, from conception through delivery, and everything in-between.

How to apply Please attach a letter of interest, a résumé with the names and contact information of three references, and a pdf portfolio containing 8–10 examples of graphic design work to walker.design.fellowship@gmail.com. Keep your files under 10MB. No phone calls please.

For more information, visit our fellowship page.  Also check out the Walker’s job listings.