Industrial Design Internship at NETGEAR

The Opportunity


At NETGEAR, we are empowered to make a difference. We turn ideas into innovative networking products that connect people, power businesses, and advance the way we live. We're a performance-driven, talented and diverse team that's committed to delivering world-class products for our customers. As a company, we value our employees who are the most essential building blocks of our success. We strive to attract top talent and create a great workplace where people feel engaged, inspired, challenged, proud and respected. If you are creative, forward-thinking, passionate about technology and are looking for a rewarding career to make an impact, then you've got what it takes to succeed at NETGEAR. Join our network and help us shape the future of connectivity.


NETGEAR is currently looking for a talented and motivated designer for a paid industrial design internship who will work on a diverse range of products ranging from small mobile devices to Wi-Fi routers and storage devices from our Richmond, BC, Canada office.

Reporting to the Senior Industrial Designer the internship will cover a wide range of activities that aid in the design and detailing of products through the concept development process.

Our internship is a paid fulltime program of 12 months and serves as an opportunity for a designer to learn every aspect of the Industrial Design process, while contributing to real-world projects and products. Interns are responsible for assisting in the full development process, including but not limited to; research, studio organization, sketching, ergonomic exploration, graphic development, CAD modeling and special projects. Interns will leave with a greater knowledge of design, process and manufacturing. NETGEAR is a very fast paced environment where every individual contributes directly to the company’s success. We are looking for someone who thrives in such an environment and wants to make a difference while at the same time designing the future of networking products!


Extremely passionate about the creation of meaningful design solutions.
Exceptional fundamentals: conceptualization, sketching, rendering and form development (2D/3D).
Outstanding problem solving skills, showing flexibility and drive to learn.
Strong visual, written and verbal presentation skills (creation and delivery).
Motivated, self-starter that strives for excellence and can manage time between multiple projects and deadlines. Initiative is a key to success!
Experienced working in a multiple disciplinary environment and communicating as part of a cross-functional team.


Minimum 2 years Industrial Design education or recent graduate of an Industrial Design Program
Consumer Electronics industry experience strongly preferred.
Outstanding body of work that shows an informed design perspective and very strong design fundamentals.
3D modeling skills – SolidWorks (Preferred)
Confidence with 2D & 3D visualization tools – KeyShot, Photoshop, Illustrator

Interested candidates must submit a resume and portfolio that:

Demonstrates your creative process and steps taken, not just finished product.
Exhibits stylistic breadth, attention to detail, and balances beauty, innovation and usability.
Shows experience with diverse content.

For consideration please submit a cover letter, resume and samples of your work (attachments must be 5Mb or less and in PDF format. Please state in your cover letter why you are passionate about an internship at NETGEAR


Vancouver, BC, Canada

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