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Work with Us

Work with Us

Segal Design Institute is at the center of a vibrant design innovation ecosystem at Northwestern University and is actively engaged in the Chicago design community.

Segal is comprised of a diverse group of faculty, students, researchers, industry leaders, and outside collaborators. Grounded within the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern, it provides a collaborative and engaging environment for design study, research, innovation, and professional growth.

Become a Project Partner

Nonprofit organizations, companies, and individuals in the community partner with our students to find and develop design solutions to a wide range of problems affecting actual people.

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Hire Our Students

Employers take advantage of our students’ deep technical competencies, balanced by their broad understanding of design innovation process.

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Be a Mentor, Speaker, or Guest Judge

Through their roles as project mentors, guest judges, and speakers, industry leaders offer our students invaluable opportunities for learning and growth.

Share your expertise

Support Segal

Your contribution ensures that Segal stays at the forefront of design education and research.

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Join the Alumni-Student Co-labs Network

The co-labs program is a community that connects alumni and students from Segal programs. It was created to help our students navigate professional directions and build a network in the design community.

Participate in co-labs

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