Be Original Americas Announces Second Annual Summer Design Fellowship

Be Original Americas Announces Second Annual Summer Design Fellowship

Be Original Americas is calling for applications for its second annual Summer Design Fellowship, an unparalleled opportunity for two college students to gain real world, hands-on experience about all it takes to make, distribute, and sell great design from industry leading companies across the country.

The 7-week immersive program will focus on the various aspects of the design process from the perspective of Be Original Americas member companies, supplemented by visits to their showrooms, headquarters, and factories in New York City and throughout the United States. Participating member companies to date for the 2017 program include: Bernhardt Design, Carnegie, Design Within Reach, Emeco, Flavor Paper, Herman Miller, Rich Brilliant Willing, and Vitra.

The Be Original Americas Fellowship program is open to currently enrolled undergraduate students who have completed at least 2 years of school at an accredited college or university in the United States. Students currently enrolled in industrial design, interior design, architecture, or entrepreneurial-focused programs are encouraged to apply.

The deadline for applications is February 28, 2017.