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Careers + How to Get Involved at the Lab

We believe that by working on the ground with learners, institutions, and employers across the learn-to-work ecosystem, we can build a more relevant, accessible, portable, and visible education system for learners. We are committed to equity and to co-creating a more just and equitable education system. Join our team in building education for the future of work.




Open Positions:






We’re searching for a president to help lead our team in designing with and for New Majority Learners toward removing systemic race and economic mobility barriers to success and dignity-rich lives. The President is a key strategic leader, visionary and an advocate of Education Design Lab’s full portfolio both internally and with stakeholders. Internally, the President oversees operations, leads new business initiatives, talent development, communications, and marketing strategy. The President will report to the Founder/CEO and work collaboratively with the Board of Directors to leverage the growth and national attention the Lab has earned to help shape and deliver on a next stage vision for this unique, boundary-spanning organization. Submit questions, applications, or nominations to

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Partnership Development Manager

We’re seeking a Partnership Development Manager to prospect, manage and develop partnerships with higher education institutions, funders, and other post-secondary organizations. The new Manager will contribute to a range of operational and partnership development activities at the Lab, including partner engagement and development, fundraising, budgeting, proposal writing, pitch development, and contract and client management. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to EDL has partnered with Monday Morning Consultants to support this search. Please feel free to contact Jamie Joanou, and Erica Nicole Griffin, with any questions.

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Communications + Brand Manager

We are looking for a Communications + Brand Manager to operationalize and manage the Lab’s communications, branding, and storytelling efforts. As the Lab continues to grow and expand its outreach, this role will support in sharpening the Lab’s messaging, evolving the ways in which we bring our brand to life, rethinking the way we evaluate impact and the ways in which that contributes to better storytelling, and building a data based infrastructure that will contribute to the Lab’s positioning as a thought leader in the higher education, skill credentialing ecosystem. The Communications + Brand Manager will play a key role in helping to identify storytelling opportunities, packaging them for external use, and disseminating them to our key audiences. To apply, please submit a cover letter, visual design portfolio, and resume to

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Education Designer, Community College Growth Engine Fund

We are seeking an Education Designer that can support our Community College Growth Engine Fund (The Fund) institutions through human-centered design and innovation processes to develop, implement, and scale micro-pathway programs. The Fund is a first-of-its-kind high-profile design accelerator involving the most forward thinking community colleges and systems in the country. This initiative was launched in response to an urgent demand from community college leadership for support to deliver skills-focused, market-driven education to close the economic mobility gap, particularly for learners of color, frontline workers, and other underinvested communities. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to

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Don't see a good fit for you here?

We are always open to meeting with folks interested in working with our team. Please send along your resume and a brief note to us at, if you’d like to talk possibilities.




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