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, 353KB)
• Guidelines for Workplace Supervisor
• Workplace Supervisor's Report

Internship Pack for Student
Download HERE (Zip file, 665KB)
• Internship Guidelines
• Internship Contract
• Workplace Supervisor's Report

Read about some of the past Intern Experiences

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

Advertising Design

AIR Concepts Medium Rare
Alto Plus Design Solution Group Ltd METTA Communications
Auditoire Moodmenfont
BBDO Narrow Door Ltd
BBH Shanghai New Media Group
Breakup Tours Noah Workshop
Cool Japan TV Ogilvy
Create and Yay Publicis Hong Kong/ Shanghai
Curious Few Co., Ltd Rooftop Tokyo
Demium Startups School of Everyday Life
Durian Ltd Secret Tour
Elite Tactics Serviceplan
ESA Communications Ltd SivanS Ltd Japan
Ewell Stonewood Designlab
Foote, Cone & Belding Stunz Creative Ltd
Frengers Communications SUGOI
GoodPeopleBasically (GPB) Shanghai Swire Properties Ltd
Grey Advertising Hong Kong TBWA Hong Kong/ Shanghai
Havas Worldwide Hong Kong Tetra Optima
Ho Communication The Bread Digital
Hong Kong Police Force The Kitchen Ltd
Improvide Co. Ltd The Langham Hong Kong
J. Walter Thompson Bangkok (Degree) The NINE Creative
J. Walter Thompson Co. Ltd. The Right Side Hong Kong
Leo Burnett Hong Kong Ltd Tomorrow Communications
Life TV Limited Trend's Alliance
Lifeheath Group Limited Turn Creative Ltd
M&C Saatchi Spencer Hong Kong Limited Whizoo Media Limited
McCann World Group Hong Kong wowwowtank Co. Ltd
McGarryBowen  Young and Innocent

Communication Design 

327 Creative Studio Lda Matter Matters Studio
alonglongtime Ming Island Branding
Amazing Angle Design Consultants Mososisi
AN BRANDING Muse Group Limited
Arcon Marketing Communications Never-Never
Art Museum, CUHK Nike 360 Holding B.V.
Beams Creative Nina QuaxCreative Studio
Birdintree Creative Studio No Company
Blackmilk Media Mumbai Ocean Park Conservation Foundation
Block Studio Onanoff Ltd
Blow Design Limited One Bite Design Studio Paperwhite Studio
CADG Transportation Consulting Center Beijing Pengguin
Carbon Limited Pill & Pillow Ltd
Cheeer Studio PlayBrain
Collectionstock Ltd PONG Product
Count to Ten Power-nap Over Design Studio

Create and Yay

Print Studio Ink'Chacha
Cymballe Limited qu'est-ce que c'est design
Cypher Martin Systems Ripen Limited
Dana Dijkgraaf Design Rong Design
Dentsu Hong Kong School of Everyday Life
DuttonBRAY Design Limited Sciencewerk
Edmond Wong Studio Segno Creations
EF Education First Seoul Co-Lab for 7 Generations/ Kurikindi Center
Eggshell Creative Seoul National University
emmanuellemoureauxarchitecture + design Sixstation Workshop
eMotionLAB Ltd Soon
Enesco Asia Ltd Sosomoongoo

Fitch Design

South China Morning Post
Galaxy (Asia) Limited Spicy Banana
Grafica Concepts Ltd Studio Najbrt
GrowthRing & Co Teleport Press
HALO Design Studio The Brandy Company Ltd
IOIO Creative The Press Room
IS Creative Studio The Tapestry Workshop
JaM Group TMR Hong Kong
Korean Cultural Center in Hong Kong TNOP Design
LIE Design & Art Direction Today Studio
LLAB Design Ltd
Turn Creative Ltd
Longevity Design House Viction Workshop
MAJO Design Vision Desire Ltd
Make a Difference (MaD) Young & Innocent

Environment and Interior Design

AB Concept Ltd Links Interior Limited
Adapa Architects Lvgeng Center for Advancement of Rural-Urban Sustainability
Alto Plus

Max Lam Designs

Beige Design Ltd Meta4 Design Forum Ltd
Beijing Fini Misosoup Design Taiwan
Bill's Design New World Development Company Limited
Brash Lui Limited NowHere Design Ltd
China New Rural Planning and Design Oft Interiors
DFS Group Pang Architect
Editecture Place Architects
Edmond Wong Studio PMDC Interiors
eLandscript Limited Region Design & Contracting
Eva Wong Architects Ltd Rocco Design Studio Ltd
Feb Interiors Ronald Lu & Partners
Golucci Interior Architects Room Five Concept
Groundwork Architects & Associates Samson Wong Design Group
HASSELL Shadow Design
Heng Wah (HK) Decoration Company Ltd Spatial Concept Limited
Hintegro Ltd Steve Leung Designers
HIR Studio Studio Adjective
HOK Studio Zhai Limited
Homify Engineering & Design Limited SUARCHITECTS
INHK Design The Block
JATO Design The Oval Partnership
JJ Acuna | Bespoke Studio Three Dogs Studio
J.J. Pan and Partners Torafu Architects Japan
Joyce Wang Studio Turenscape
Jun Igarashi Architects Watt-Studio
Kei Ip Engineering Ltd WESTAR Architects Macau
Kent Lui Tactics Xiao Feng Design
Lead 8 Yuan Architects
Links Interior Limited

Product Design

25TOGO Design Studio Co Ltd Maxconcept Enterprises Ltd
Antique Footwear McCann Worldgroup Hong Kong
Artop Group Milk Design
Black on White MisoSoup Design
Boris Design Studio Ltd Mufun Design Studio
Brownie Toys NicoDesign
C7DESIGN Hong Kong Onanoff Limited
Carpenter Handmade Workshop Taiwan Origami Labs
Chu Kong Optical Mfy. Ltd Playback Concept
Coxper Ponti Design Studio
Di-mension Living Qi Diagnostics
Edmond Wong Studio Rio Lindo
Fab Lab Barcelona Ryota Yokozeki Studio
Fashion Interiors Manufacturing Incorporated Sand & Birch Design
Furrion Shanghai S Point Industrial Design Co. Ltd
Green Strike International Shenzhen Qianhai Homerun Smart Technology Co., Ltd
Haoshi Design Shenzhen Renrenzhuang Technology Co., Ltd
Hara Design Institute Sino Group
Harmonic Health Pharmaceutical Co Stickyline
Hasbro Far East Ltd Studio Doozy Ltd
Hiroaki Nishimura Design Inc. Studio Julian Appelius
HOT Design Hangzhou That's Chong Limited
InnoSphere Ltd The Coop Idea Ltd
KacePack Think Thing Studio
Kingfisher Tints Development (H.K.) Limited
Koo Design TooManyDesigners
Kool Limited Toyeast Limited
Kwdezn VF Asia Ltd
Loop Wonder Hobbys Limited
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Yu Matsuda Design

Social Design

5% Design Action Liber Research Community
Alice Wang Design Make A Difference Limited (MaD)
Asian Lifestyle Design Lab, School of Design, PolyU Making On Loft Limited
Concern for Grassroots Livelihood Alliance Office of Ken Tsang Kin Chiu
Eunoia Design School of Everyday Life
Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
Land Education Foundation Limited Zuni Icosahedron