Post written by Paul Thurston
If you’re interested in learning how service design is applied in big design-led businesses then here are two opportunities at Philips and VW that may be of interest to you:
Volkswagen – Berlin & Wolfsburg
Hi, the Volkswagen Service Innovation Team is currently looking for two passioned Service Design students for a 2 months internship. The task is supporting us in a project pilot phase, having a direct relationship with the customer.
Timing: 17.09.12 – 09.11.12
Place: Wolfsburg and Berlin
Skills required: fluent German, empathetic, communicative, enthusiastic, responsible, team “intrepreneur”.
Philips Design – Amsterdam
“We are on the look-out for an enthusiastic and remarkable intern with affinity for online design research, co-creation, strategy & innovation to work at our office in Amsterdam and support our team for a period of 4 – 6 months, starting June 2012.
Due to the nature of our work, an academic level of thinking and fluency in English (both spoken and written) are mandatory. Interesting backgrounds, skills or fields of interest and a sparkling personality are other assets we value very highly at Philips Design.
Part of your tasks as an intern are:
- recruiting, preparation and support in facilitation of online design research & co-creation sessions
- providing support in developing new tools and methodologies
- all round support in running projects
If you’re interested, send your motivation and a resume to Hoi Kee Wong at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will invite the best participants for interview rounds during which you will speak to your direct colleagues.