Internship is a credit-bearing subject to be taken during summer months. It is compulsory for BA(Hons) Scheme in Design Year 2’s or Year 3’s except for students studying Social Design.
– Student interns take up full-time design positions for a minimum of 8 weeks between June and August.
– The participating organisation will assign a Workplace Supervisor to set the framework, review progress and complete an evaluation report at the end of the internship.
– Students are required to produce a written report on their internship experiences.
– There is no formal element of payment for the internship. Any training allowance is at the discretion of the host organisation.

When to take the Internship Subject?

BA(Hons) Scheme in Design Year 2 Year 3
BA(Hons) in Advertising Design


BA(Hons) in Communication Design

(with option in Year 2, Sem 3)

BA(Hons) in Environment & Interior Design *

BA(Hons) in Product Design

(with option in Year 2, Sem 3)

BA(Hons) in Social Design


Internship Pack for Workplace Supervisor
Download HERE (Zip file, 134KB)
• Guidelines for Workplace Supervisor
• Workplace Supervisor's Report

Internship Pack for Student
Download HERE (Zip file, 530KB)
• Internship Guidelines
• Internship Contract
• Workplace Supervisor's Report
• Internship Endorsement Template

Read about some of the past Intern Experiences

Internship Companies from past 3 years
Advertising Design
Communication Design
Environment and Interior Design
Product Design

Advertising Design

1O1O Creative October Creative Group
AGUA Design Off Lo Hi Ltd
AIR Concepts Ogilvy & Mather Hong Kong
AllRightsReserved Ltd Ouch Communications
Arctic Pedder Group Ltd
Bates CHI&Partners / Bates Asia Hong Kong Ltd PengTai Greater China Company Ltd
BBH Shanghai Pill & Pillow Ltd
ClubOne Rice5 Ltd
Create and Yay Saatchi & Saatchi Services HK Ltd
Creative Orchestra (Havas Worldwide)
Secret Tour (HK) Ltd
Curious Few Co., Ltd Sensbeat Ltd
Dennisfilms SivanS Ltd Japan
Dentsu Hong Kong Smark Global (Holdings) Ltd
DOTS. Creative Starcom Media Vast
Draft FCB Hong Kong Ltd Studio MIRO
Fred & Farid TAGather
GoGOLDFISH Design Studio TBWA Hong Kong/ Shanghai
Good Studio The Bread Digital
Hungry Digital Limited The Garage Ltd
IS Design The Gate Worldwide (Asia)
J. Walter Thompson Hong Kong/ Japan The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, Leadership 21
K2 Digital The Right Side Ltd
Kitchen Ltd
This Photo and Design Company Ltd
Leo Burnett Hong Kong/ Shanghai TT McCann Health
Lloyd's Register Asia Turn Creative Ltd
McCann & Spencer W+K Shanghai
McCann World Group Shanghai WOOX Innovation
McGarryBowen Hong Kong Wooyo Co., Ltd
METTA Communications Wowwowtank Co. Ltd
medium rare Young & Rubicam (HK) Ltd

Communication Design

1.618 Limited Newton Circus Pte Ltd
Abracadabra Communications Ltd Nike Hong Kong Ltd
Active & Independent Education Ltd On Your Mark Design Laboratory Ltd
Adlib International Trading Ltd Outofstock Design Group Ltd
Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation
Department, HKSAR
Paradox HK Ltd
AUGHT pinmo pure store 品墨良行
Bite Design Radio Television Hong Kong
Branding Records ReStart Associates
Carlton Mansfield Ltd Rice 5 Ltd
Chaptel Hangzhou RM Culture Ltd
Chill Creative Company Run2Tree Creations
Comet Innovation Ltd SCMP Hearst
DDB Worldwide Ltd Sixstation Workshop
Edited Soul Production
Eggshell Creative Ltd South China Morning Post
Elephant Community Press Springfield Creation
Eric Chan Design Synergy Printing Ltd
eventfive GmbH Tailor Pro
Galaxy (Asia) Ltd The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, Leadership 21
Good Design Institute THINK Office
Information Design Lab, SD, PolyU Toby Ng Design
iPulse Design Ltd Tomic Design Studio
Juming Culture and Education Foundation (non-profit organisation) Tommy Li Design Workshop Ltd
KI Workshop Ltd Topix Ltd
LVMH Fashion Group - Givenchy China TP Concept
MAJO Design Travelary Ltd
Matisse Design Limited United Events
Mattel Asia Pacific Sourcing Ltd VM Type, Visionmark Ltd
Ming Island Design Co. Ltd Wynd Co-working Space/ Wynd Ltd
Never-Never Young & Innocent
Zi Wut

Environment and Interior Design

1/10 concept programming interior LWK & Partners (HK) Ltd
a-asterisk Shanghai M Moser Associates Ltd
AB Concept Ltd MWOO Ltd
Arch Deco Co. NC Design & Architecture Ltd
Archiecture Design and Research Group Ltd Noiz Architects
Asian Lifestyle Design Research Lab, SD, PolyU NOT TOM Ltd
Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects NowHere Design Ltd
Axiom Design Partnership Ltd Oft Interiors
B+H Architects P plus P Designers Limited
Behet Bondzio Lin Architekten Paul Design
Benoy Hong Kong PDM International HK Ltd
Bugs Ltd PMDC
Buz Design Consultants Ltd PPlusP Designers Ltd
Chadda, Siembieda & Associates Ltd PTang Studio Ltd
CHU-studio 竹工凡木建築室內設計研究室 Rocco Design Architects Ltd
CJ Studio 陸希傑設計事業有限公司 RTA Office, Santiago Parramon Office Architectural Consulting Co. Ltd
DeDoDesign Company Shanghai Limited Shopping Plus Ltd
Design Systems Ltd Sou Fujimoto Architects
dwpSRG Ltd Spacebar Ltd
Girimun Ltd Spiral Architecture Design Ltd
Goodcon Design Ltd Steve Leung Designers Ltd
GroundWork Studio doT
Hangzhou Palace Interior Design Co., Ltd Studio Plus Ltd
hataarvo architects Stylus Studio Ltd
Hintegro Ltd The Dairy Farm Co., Ltd (IKEA)
HK Museum or Art The Gettys Group Ltd
HO & Partners Architects Engineers & Development Consultants Ltd Tiron Interior Architecture Ltd
Hsin Chong Interiors (HK) Ltd Urban Environments Lab, SD, PolyU
Huayi Design Consultants Ltd via architecture limited
In-between Design Office Vpang Architects Ltd
J.J. Pan and Partners, Architects and Planners wakestyle vision bono Space Design Group
James Law Cybertecture Wall Studio Ltd
JATO Design International Ltd Wooyo Design Co., Ltd
Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation Worktecht Hong Kong
Jun Igarashi Architects XJ Studio 相即設計
Kent Lui Tactics Ltd XRANGE
KF Development ltd Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects
L'atelier Fantasia Z Group International Ltd
Liquid interiors Ltd ZUO Studio

Product Design

22 Design Studio Lamex China Investment Ltd
25TOGO Design Studio Co Ltd Land Fortune Industrial Ltd
3rd Stone Design Lil' Nika Ltd
Abel Design Markan Industrial Group Ltd
Alice Wang Design Material ConneXion
Asian Lifestyle Design Research Lab, SD, PolyU Mattel Asia Pacific Sourcing Ltd
BAMBOA HOME Mattel Operations Asia
Biaugust Creation Office Milk Design Ltd
Bingo Corporation Ltd MisoSoupDesign
Bona Best Ltd Native Union
Boris Design Studio Ltd One Object Design Studio
Build Republic Ltd Otter Controls Ltd
Chenghai Energysource Toys Co Quantified Operations Ltd (HK) & Wobbleworks, Inc (USA) / 3Doodler
Contact Design Ltd Run2Tree Creations
DeLonghi Kenwood A.P.A. Ltd SCALe
Design Studio Tsai & Fanchiang Studio Mango
Di-mensions Living Studio MIRO
Dongdao Design and Branding Consultancy Co., Ltd The Cave Workshop
DXNK Ltd the design labo inc.
G.O.D. Ltd TooManyDesigners
haoshi design Co. Ltd ToyNerv
Hasbro Asia Pacific Marketing Ltd Vibram China
Hedgehog Design Ltd Wei's Furniture
HKMADE Co-operates Limited YIH Wood Studio
Homer Concept Co Ltd Young Once Ltd (Huzi Design)
Innosphere Product Development Ltd 外口設計有限公司
Kool Limited