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Design Lab Internships

Internships @ The Design Lab

The UC San Diego Design Lab is looking for research interns to join us in person in San Diego (in our newly built Design and innovation Building (DIB) or across the campus hosted in one of UCSD’s Department) or virtually for the summer of 2023 to conduct novel research across the spectrum of human-centered design.

The internship period is somewhat flexible, but due to the UC’s quarter system, we typically host internships between mid June and mid Sept.

Research topics are centered around multiple domains such as cognitive science, social science, human-computer interaction, computer science, electrical engineering, public health, visual arts, urban studies, communication.

Design Lab Summer Research Interns will have the opportunity to interact with a number of faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and other interns in professional and social gathering throughout the summer, and will be offered a number of opportunities to learn specific skills related to human-centered design an research.

How to Apply

Please take some time to learn about the Design Lab, our people, and the work we do.

Watch our videos on YouTube, and follow our social media profiles on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

If you are passionate about this work and interested in this position, complete this application form. Every application will be reviewed, and those students meeting our requirements will be scheduled for an interview.

Applications for Summer 2023 have closed. Please check back again in early 2024.

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