What you actually do
If you want to develop yourself in the area of strategic design, to develop market, user and brand perspectives that initiate the creation, evaluation and implementation of innovations; convince us of your skills and maybe you will be the next strategic design intern of one of Europe's largest independent design agencies!
Each semester, VanBerlo looks for an enthusiastic Design student who wants to gain experience in the realisation of meaningful products and services that deliver true business value. VanBerlo is a leading agency in the area of strategy, design and implementation. We work with a diverse wealth of clients from small startups to large international clients and our products, services, experiences and brand communication have been creating the difference for our clients for over 30 years.
Applications for Spring - Summer 2018 have now closed, applications for Autumn - Winter 2019 (or later) are now open. VanBerlo only takes on trainees in the form of “experience traineeships". We do not take on trainees with their own projects, or those looking to work on a final thesis project.
What we’re looking for
To qualify for an internship position at VanBerlo you have to be registered as a student in the EU or UK. You are preferably following a degree in the area of Design, Digital Communication or Product Design with a specialization/interest in Strategic Design / Design Management.
Additionally, you have to meet these select criteria:
- You are keen on learning and working in the forefront of innovation where you are encouraged to be creative
- You have skills in appropriate frameworks, tools and approaches
- Willingness to support at all levels
- You are able to get an overview of a project and contribute to the strategic approach
- You can make the intangible concepts of strategy more tangible with concrete conclusions
- You are skilled in visualizing concepts and ideas with Adobe CS/CC
- You have a good sense for design and value creation
- You are good at communicating your concepts and ideas in Dutch or English
We’ve got lots to offer
- Challenging projects in the forefront of innovation
- The opportunity to work for a wide range of international and domestic clients
- An inspiring work environment with 80+ enthusiastic colleagues
Being an intern at VanBerlo will boost your career and your personal development! So do we have your attention or are you feeling tentative? Either way, you can hear from some of our previous interns on their experiences by watching this informative video here:
Like to apply?
Would you like to apply for the Strategic Design internship at VanBerlo? To get your application processed please fill out the form below. We accept applications written in Dutch and English. We see your portfolio as your business card, so we recommend you include the following:
- Evidence of your strength in strategic and visual design
- Clear representation of your process and how you work through your projects
- A commentary that explains what your contribution was
- We would also like to see your development so sketches and workflows would be appreciated!
You can get in touch with our executive secretary Nicole Wouters at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any burning questions regarding this position.