Paid Summer Design Internship Opportunities in 2014

So today turn is about internship opportunities for you in top interior design companies in major cities around the world.

1. Charles Sparks + Company

Where: Westchester, Illinois
Deadline: ASAP

Last Edited: Mar. 26, 2014
Approx Hours: 11 – 15 per week
Openings: 2 / 2

Charles Sparks + Company, an award winning Retail design firm is now looking for student interns seeking a career in retail design.

CS+C’s internship is based in our brand new resource library where students learn about design materials through organizing samples, assisting designers with specification books, acquiring samples for projects and having the opportunity to meet with industry professionals. The internship is very hands on!

The minimum requirement is 2 days a week at 8 hours per day. It will be an unpaid internship in exchange for course credit. Students applying should be enrolled in an interior design, architectural or related program and in their final year of their program.

– Photoshop
– AutoCAD
– InDesign (preferred)
– Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook

A positive attitude, strong work ethic, and attention to detail are a must.

2. Internship at Minotti (London, UK)

Minotti London is offering a long-term paid internship with its team.

We are looking for a recent graduate with a passion for and knowledge of the design field and a sense of enthusiasm and motivation to absorb and develop skills. IT literacy and an appreciation and respect for deadlines and client relations are required. The appropriate candidate will be required to generally assist in our office. For a successful intern, this could lead to a permanent role over the next twelve months.

In the first instance please apply with a CV to:

Application deadline: 14 April 2014

3. Architectural assistant/intern at waa (Beijing, China)

Beijing-based practice waa is looking for an architectural assistant or intern to join its team.

waa (we architech anonymous ltd) is a Beijing-based practice with both RIBA chartered practice status and registered locally as an “Architect of Record” (建筑设计事务所甲级资质). The practice was born by several UK registered architects in 2010. We work closely with existing well-established local architects solely on jobs close to Beijing and its surrounding provinces.

Architectural assistant/intern (full-time preferred):

  • Bachelors in Architecture or above (or RIBA/ARB Part I equivalent)
  • working experience; six-months or plus in an architectural practice
  • overseas study background or working experience preferred
  • competent computer skills including MicroStation 2D and 3D, Rhino, Grasshopper Scripting, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc
  • strong visual and design talent
  • fluency in both English and Chinese preferred

Please forward your CV and portfolio of your work samples to

This position is paid.


4. Houzz (Sydney, Australia)

Duration: Full-Time

As an intern at Houzz Australia, you’ll have the opportunity to get some great experience in a business that is reshaping the home design and renovation industry around the world. This role doesn’t have any fixed responsibilities – we want someone who will happily give anything we throw at them a go, but below is a sample of a few things that you can expect to do:

Support efforts to localise our product – market research, data entry and QA
Work closely with our professional community team to introduce Houzz and its benefits to design professionals, both over the phone and face-to-face
Assist in set up and management of live events
Assist with online marketing and supporting the Houzz homeowner community
Assist with office admin and support


Graduate from a top-tier university, or outstanding work experience – we want someone with drive to succeed.
Excellent commuication skills with fluency in English
Switched on and curious – you love a good challenge!
A solutions first kind of person
Relentlessly positive and high energy – even when you are building furniture!

Social network and tech-savvy
Bonus points if you are enthusiastic and passionate about architecture & interior design

5. Interior Design Assistant at Foreshore (Cape Town, South Africa) 

Interior designer is looking for a design assistant to help oversee and run 2 commercial projects.

Must have an interior design background and preferably an interior design qualification. Must have driver’s licence. Please send CV to


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