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Candidates are encouraged to submit an application by September 3, 2013. We will continue to accept applications on a space-available basis until the program starts on September 24, 2013.

Download 2013-14 Archeworks application materials here.

An application for admission will not be considered complete until the following are received:

  • 2 essays
  • 2-3 work samples
  • Transcripts for all post-secondary educational institutions
  • 2 recommendations
  • Resume/CV
  • Application fee of $30 payable to Archeworks by check/money order

Please see the 2013-14 Application Instructions for more information about the above items.

Digital submission is preferred for all materials when possible (via email to Program Manager Hilary Gabel at hgabel@archeworks.org).

Application fee, form, and any hard copy submissions can be delivered to:

Archeworks Admissions
440 N. Wells, Suite 750
Chicago, IL 60654


Upcoming Projects
In 2013-14, we will collaborate on public interest design initiatives with NeighborSpace and the Regional Transportation Authority.

Criteria for Admission
Archeworks seeks students who embrace the Archeworks philosophy of creating design solutions that benefit society and the environment. Applicants with a professional background in design or a personal interest in combining another discipline with design are encouraged to apply. Each class is structured to include a diversity of backgrounds, skills and aptitudes. Archeworks is a non-discriminatory institution and applications are processed without respect to age, race, religion, place of origin, military status or gender.



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