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INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME
DESIGN INTERN

Send us your CV and 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. If you have a portfolio of your work, please submit that as well.

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 End April/Early May 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
  • 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 Interns:

  • 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 Interns:

  • Design project collateral, branding materials and product packaging, including both print and website
  • Assisting in the writing and editing of informational materials and report
  • Conducting of participatory events and activities (e.g., pop-up events, design workshops, prototyping)
  • Developing ideas and proposals with the team