Fellowship Opportunity: Enterprise Rose Fellowship

Enterprise Community Partners/Little Tokyo Service Center

Los Angeles, CA

About the Fellowship: The Enterprise Rose Fellowship partners community-engaged artists and architects with local community development organizations to facilitate an inclusive approach to development that results in equitable, healthy, resilient communities. As a full-time staff member of their host organization, fellows integrate design processes, artistic practices, community engagement principles, and creativity into development projects and the organization overall.  Fellows learn first-hand the dynamics, challenges, and potential of mission-driven community development, while joining a growing network of passionate and talented creative practitioners who are continuously changing what is possible in the field.
Fellowship opportunities for the 2019-20201 program year are in:
New York City with Ascendant Neighborhood Development
·         Wayne, WV with Coalfield Development
·         Providence, RI with ONE Neighborhood Builders
·         Mission, SD with Rosebud Economic Development Organization
·         Chelsea, MA with Opportunity Communities (OppCo)
·         Austin, TX with Foundation Communities**
·         Los Angeles, CA with Little Tokyo Service Center**
·         Salem, MA with North Shore Community Development Corporation**
** denotes fellowships for community-engaged artists

Visit http://www.enterprisecommunity.org/become-a-fellow for full work plans, webinar information, and application instructions.

Benefits of becoming a Rose Fellow 
  • Two-year fellowship position 
  • Salary and benefits 
  • Annual networking and training retreats 
  • Intensive on-the-ground training in community development 
  • Professional development stipend and opportunities 
  • Alumni network of 70+ leaders in social impact art and design 
  • Applicants for architectural fellowships must have an NAAB-Accredited Professional Architecture degree (B.Arch, M.Arch)  
  • Applicants for the arts fellowships must demonstrate experience and/or educational training in applying their artistic or cultural practice in a socially-engaged context. We seek applicants with either a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent level of professional experience.  
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. for the entire fellowship period 
Selection Criteria 
  • Relevant academic and community experience 
  • Essays and response to work plan 
  • Portfolio 
  • References 
  • In-person Interview 
Selection Schedule 
  • April 14, 2019: Application Deadline at 11:59pm ET 
  • Jun-Jul: On-site, in-person interviews 
  • July: Final fellow selection 
  • Oct 2019: Fellowship begins for 2-year opportunity 

Application instructions 
To be considered for the fellowship, you must apply online at http://www.enterprisecommunity.org/become-a-fellow by April 14, 2019 at 11:59 pm ET. 



Contact information:

Mark Matel

Program Director, Enterprise Rose Fellowship

[email protected] 

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