Eindhoven & The Hague

Industrial / Product Design Intern

April 10, 2018

We are currently seeking a talented Industrial / Product Design Intern to work on the conceptualisation and development of new products, creating aspects of form and function, aesthetics, physical and psychological interfaces between users and products. We're searching for people who understand human behaviours, brands, trends and people who can tell stories and put their minds in consumers and clients. To qualify for an internship position at VanBerlo you have to be registered as a student in the EU or UK.

Why you?

You’re a curious and talented student in the middle of your study, and you want to learn the ropes within a real design agency. See for yourself what it’s like to collaborate on a high-end project for a demanding, A-label client. Well, VanBerlo’s Internship Programme could be right for you. Come test the theories you’ve learned up to now on our design floor. Absorb new skills and tricks of the trade from our experienced graphic designers, engineers, UX-UI experts and production specialists. Discover how to give a solid presentation. Now is the time to expand your skill set, gain experience for the future. And VanBerlo is here to help!

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What you actually do

You are someone who dares to show us their vision, passion and work mentality. A conceptually strong individual who can work from a broad perspective, including brand and business sensibility. Specific tasks include: Conceptual sketching, visual research, ideation, document layout and presentation, CAD modelling, model making and prototyping.

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

You're looking for a company where you have the opportunity to grow and refine your skills. You bring to VanBerlo the following proficiencies:

  • Willingness to support all levels of design staff
  • Positive attitude with an emphasis on self-motivation and quality of work
  • A portfolio that shows breadth, attention to detail, beauty, innovation and process
  • Great communication skills from verbal to 2D sketching
  • Pursuing a degree in Industrial or Product Design
  • Highly proficient in basic ID tools

We’ve got lots to offer

  • You are keen on learning and working in the forefront of innovation where you are encouraged to be creative
  • The opportunity to work for a wide range of international clients
  • An inspiring work environment with 80+ enthusiastic colleagues
  • Attractive employment conditions
  • 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 Product 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. Let it show your strength in visual design. Next to that, make sure it shows as much of the process as possible; how you work through your projects, and an explanation about what your contribution was. In addition to showing daring final design, it is just as important that you show how you got there through the sketches that you made.

You can get in touch with our executive secretary Nicole Wouters at internship@vanberlo.nl if you have any burning questions regarding this position.

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Why you?

Are you a curious person, always prepared to collaborate? Are you ready to uncover your vast potential and work hard with your teammates to bring your ideas and designs into reality? Then VanBerlo might be the place for you. Let us review your portfolio of various sketched-out ideas or mechanical drawings. Show us your latest insights on communications, user experience or strategy. And then tell us your theories about them. VanBerlo people like to stay on top of the latest and most exciting developments in the market. And then share our knowledge with the group. Could you help create the difference? Let’s find out together.