SUMMER 2019 INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

for

1 ARChitectural DESIGN INTERN &

1 GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN

 

Send us your CV, a short write-up (max. 200 words, highlighting your interest in participatory design, any participatory design experiences that you may have had, and examples of participatory design that have particularly inspired you and why) and a portfolio of your work.

Email your application to: lets@participateindesign.org
Only successful applicants will be contacted.


This is a full time position for a minimum period of 3 months. Internship to start in May/June and end dates are flexible depending on your schedule.

We are searching for someone with the following skills and qualities:

  • Core design skills and proficiency in CAD, Sketchup, and Adobe Suite (for Architectural Design Intern); and Adobe Suite (for Graphic Design Intern)

  • A high level of initiative, a positive attitude, and an interest in participatory or community-driven design

  • Enjoys talking to and meeting new people

  • Able to work during weekends and evenings on selected occasions

  • Good verbal and written command of the English language, as well as the ability to converse fluently in mother tongue (Mandarin, Malay, or Tamil) and/or dialect

  • Facilitation skills and experience a plus

  • Photography and videography skills a plus


Your role will involve assisting the team in carrying out participatory design projects in Singapore. Key activities will include: 

Architectural Design Intern:

  • On-the-ground research and analysis (e.g., interviews, field observations, data collection)

  • Preparation of design concepts and drawings

  • Conducting of participatory events and activities (e.g., pop-up events, design workshops, prototyping)

  • Developing ideas and proposals with the team

Graphic Design Intern:

  • Designing project collaterals, branding materials and product packaging, including both print and website

  • Assisting in the writing and editing of information materials and report

  • Conducting of participatory events and activities (e.g., pop-up events, design workshops, prototyping)

  • Developing ideas and proposals with the team