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How students can get involved with Scout

New members every semester

New and returning members of Scout submit applications every semester. We're committed to creating high-quality work, while also providing a safe and encouraging space to stretch yourself as a creative. Because of this, we evaluate both Scout's goals and our applicants when choosing each new team.

Applications are not currently open.

Check back soon for information about next semester!

Deadline: 8/22/2020 at 11 pm EST

Each semester, our five teams each work on real-world client projects from initial branding exercises to final code reviews.

Deadline: 8/22/2020 at 11 pm EST

Uses a human-centered design thinking process to research pressing civic issues in Boston and prototype creative solutions, working directly with City Hall.

Applications close at 11:59pm on June 26th.

We engage students through guest speakers, office hours, and an Instagram feed with a whole lot of ✨❗️and a little bit of 🙌

Applications close at 11:59pm on June 26th.

A team of passionate designers, logistic coordinators, and swag aficionados create an annual conference hosted at Northeastern.

Conference and Marketing & Events Director applications are open until 11:59pm on Friday, May 22nd.

Leads all of our teams, directing current projects and setting the groundwork for Scout's continued growth.

Application Process

1. Apply Online

We bring on new members for all of our teams each semester. Submit an application using our online form to be considered for any of our teams!

2. Chat with us

After reviewing applications, we'll interview students to better gauge interests, skills, and level of experience. This helps us find the best fit for our team (and for you!) each semester.

3. Receive Decision!

Applications and decisions are made before the start of each semester so we can hit the ground running when classes start.

Application timeline

Here's what you should expect when applying to become a Scout member

Spring Semester

  • November: Applications open
  • December We review applications
  • Winter Break: Interviews
  • Winter Break: Decisions
  • January: Scout begins

Fall Semester

  • April: Applications open
  • May/June: We review applications
  • July: Interviews
  • August: Decisions
  • September: Scout begins

Community & Culture

We are all about an inclusive, supportive design community at Northeastern. We see design as a way of learning, solving problems and bringing people from different disciplines together.

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