Design Fellow
All Austin college students are eligible

UT Austin Texas Civic Impact Council 

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Learn about the TCIC Fellowship here


Design Fellows will create written/digital content that presents community perspectives in an unbiased way and proposes actionable solutions to city leaders. To create content, Design Fellows will interpret insights produced by Data Fellows as well as study community and policy context. The design team will meet with TCIC leadership and Data Fellows to ensure their findings are well-rooted.

Preferred Skills

  • Strong verbal/written communication skills

    • Report writing or academic research experience is a plus

  • Experience creating digital content (We are planning to launch a YouTube page)

    • YouTube, TikTok, Adobe Premiere, short videos, etc.​

  • Understanding of City Planning/Urban Development studies are a plus

  • Community/cultural awareness

  • Coordinating within and across teams

What you will gain

  • A TCIC Design Fellowship to add to your resume 

  • Ability to take credit for publicly distributed content (written/digital) 

  • Experience creating a comprehensive report or digital content detailing a large-scale community engagement project

  • Ability to work closely with data specialists to tie impactful stories to data-driven insights 

  • Playing a part in shaping the outcome of a $7B investment in Austin

Time Commitment

Data/Design Fellows are expected to devote 3-5 hrs/week


If the reviewing committee finds your application interesting, we will be in touch. Feel free to reach out to with any questions or concerns.