A New Career in User Experience Design
General Assembly & Uber Design Pathways
There’s no better time to learn new design skills to advance your career. Uber is proud to partner with General Assembly to welcome SF Bay Area talent to embark on a high-growth, future-proof UX career through Uber Design Pathways, Uber’s UX apprenticeship program beginning on June 27.
Driving equity through tech
Uber is providing free tuition and full salary for selected apprentices to complete General Assembly's 9-week User Experience Design Immersive (UXDI) course and enter Uber’s paid 8-month rotational program upon UXDI completion.
Learn at General Assembly
Go from a beginner into a job-ready UX designer by completing General Assembly's 9-week User Experience Design Immersive (UXDI) course. UXD features best-in-class instruction, career coaching, and portfolio development. During the course, GA’s team of expert instructors provides ongoing performance feedback that helps guide participants to success.
Grow at Uber
Upon course completion, you'll join Uber’s paid 8-month rotational program. When you join the world of Uber Design, you’ll be placed on a Design team and paired with a mentor as you collaborate with some of the best engineers, product managers, designers, researchers, and writers in a fast-paced environment. You'll take on tough interaction and service design challenges that reimagine the way the world moves for the better.
Build your future
As GA and Uber graduates, you'll have the creative and technical acumen to pursue a UX career and design the next generation of successful apps, websites, and digital products, wherever your journey takes you.
Uber Design Pathways
Uber Design Pathways is open to SF Bay Area residents who have experienced barriers to accessing technical education and are looking to transition their careers. When choosing candidates, we will look at two main factors: financial need and merit.
- Candidates must have
- 2+ years of professional experience - no degree required!
- Accessed public benefits in the past two years; or
- Been eligible for EITC in the past two years
- Candidates should have
- Little-to-no prior experience in the tech sector
- A creative approach paired with an action-oriented mindset
- A love for understanding others’ needs and thriving in a collaborative environment, while being able to work independently
- Excellent storytelling, communication, and problem-solving skills
- A true passion for Uber's mission, products, and users
- A never-ending desire to grow and learn
**If you are not selected for one of the limited fully-sponsored seats, you will be able to speak with a General Assembly Admissions producer about alternative financing options.
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