ONLINE APPLICATION:
PUBLIC INTEREST DESIGN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Thank you for your interest in the ARCHEWORKS Certificate Program. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis but space is limited.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply early.  Applicants will be notified of admissions decision within 2-3 weeks after submission. To be considered for admission, applicants must complete the application form below and submit all of the requested materials along with the $35 application fee.

Please fill out the form below and upload your resume, work samples, and transcripts OR you may submit the requested materials as email attachments to Hilary Gabel. You may also submit hard copy materials to:

ARCHEWORKS Admissions
625 N. Kingsbury
Chicago, IL 60654.

Online Application

Application: Certificate Program




  • School / Major or Degree / Date
  • School / Major or Degree / Date

  • Company / Position / Date
  • Company / Position / Date

  • Please explain why you want to be part of ARCHEWORKS. (250 words max)
  • Work Samples

    Please provide documentation of projects that you have been involved with from start to finish. Ideally these should be projects that you are passionate about and initiated or played a leadership role.

    Present a complete project narrative including the project goals and contextual information, your specific role in the project, project partners, the process used for testing ideas, and the project deliverables. The projects can be of any scale, from drawings and product design to research, organizational planning, and policy work. We are interested in the intention and ‘craft’ behind your work.

    This information can be delivered through your choice of medium including written, graphic, and audio/video format. The presentation should clearly describe the final product as well as critical elements of the creative process.
  • If your submissions are graphic or written attachments, please upload a single multi-page PDF (10MB max). If you prefer another digital format, please contact Hilary Gabel to discuss.
  • Resume

    Please upload a PDF of your current resume.
  • Transcripts

    We request transcripts from all institutions from which you received a degree or completed significant coursework. Transcripts may be sent directly from the school’s registrar, or included with your application submission. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. Please upload as one PDF doc.
  • Recommendation

    Please provide a recommendation from someone who has supervised your work, either professionally, academically, or through a volunteer engagement, etc.

    Recommendations may be submitted directly to Hilary Gabel or post.

  • Name / Position

  • Application Fee

    A $35 fee is required of all applicants to the Certificate Program.

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    Pay by Mail
    Please make your check or money order payable to ARCHEWORKS. Send to:

    ARCHEWORKS Admissions
    625 N. Kingsbury
    Chicago, IL 60654.

    Please call 312-867-7254 to pay with credit card by phone.

  • When you have finished the application, please type your name above.