Posted May 21st, 2021
Internship dates:
September 2021 - December 2021

Industrial Design Internship

ELEVEN is a design consultancy with services in industrial design, design research, engineering, brand strategy and identity, UX/UI design, packaging, and graphic design.

We work with big companies, small start-ups, inventors, and everything in between. We pride ourselves on diving deep into the industry category to truly understand it’s challenges, and create new innovative experiences for users and clients.

The ELEVEN industrial design team is looking for candidates for a paid internship. We are searching for designers that can develop thoughtful and unique design solutions based on insights from a user-centered design research approach, which are grounded in a solid understanding of real-world industry standard manufacturing techniques. Ideas should be communicated with a high level of visual and verbal skill.

As an intern with ELEVEN, you must have a willingness to learn. You will be treated as an integral part of our design team, working on all phases of client projects. Responsibilities and contributions will be similar to the design team as a whole; ideation and brainstorm sketching, presenting ideas to the team and to clients, mocking up prototypes in our shop, developing CAD models, researching, and creating presentation sketches and renderings. Interns will be involved in every part of the design process. ELEVEN can help prepare you for life after graduation.


  • Industrial Design background
  • A portfolio demonstrating skills in the entire design process
  • Foundational knowledge of manufacturing techniques and constraints
  • Current study or completion of an Industrial Design degree or equivalent, with preference for Juniors and Seniors (recent graduates may be considered) 
  • Strong sketching ability, traditional and digital
  • 3D modeling aptitude (Solidworks and Rhino, or other CAD programs)
  • 3D rendering skills Keyshot
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Design Suite, primarily Photoshop and InDesign
  • Skills in creating physical mockups and prototypes
  • Compelling sense of graphic design
  • Verbal communication skills 


  • Work with and report to senior members of the design team
  • Create presentation sketches and renderings
  • Present ideas to the team and to clients
  • Create prototypes and mockups
  • Create CAD models
  • Assist the research team
  • Attention to detail
  • Balance multiple projects at multiple phases of the process

To apply, send an email to and include:

  • Resume and a .pdf portfolio or website portfolio
  • Include time frame of availability (ideal start date and end date)
  • 50-100 word informal paragraph introducing yourself and your interest in ELEVEN within the email

54 Canal St. FL1
Boston MA 02114