Design & Entrepreneurial Internship

Brooklyn NY

Seeking highly talented and creative individuals who want to learn and grow with the RBW team, under the supervision of the founding partners. Interns will contribute to a myriad of tasks to enhance the RBW brand while gaining hands-on, real-world experience working in an entrepreneurial environment.

  • Develop understanding of our business and creative process 
  • Learn via osmosis & observation, not always by participation
  • Participate based on projects we have at the time & based on your ability demonstrated in studio
  • Might be involved in design of products or components of products
  • Be constantly tasked and challenged via weekly schedule of duties and Asana task list

Key Activities

  • Marketing support (Salesforce, MailChimp, Pinterest, Instagram, Photoshop)
  • Product build
  • Building models
  • Communicating on behalf of studio
  • General project & task assistance

How We Select Interns

Please note these internships are highly competitive (limited to 4 positions per year), therefore every aspect of your application should communicate excellence in order to secure a spot.

  • Correspondence & communication ability, English fluency, clarity of thought and expression
  • Design sensibility, graphic layout, photography, product concept
  • Understanding of construction details
  • Skills, studio software: Salesforce, Mailchimp, Pinterest, Instagram, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketchup, Solidworks (if familiar, demonstrate drawings, assemblies, BOM, revisions, explodes, etc).

Your Portfolio

  • Simplicity in presentation (visual & text)
  • Concise explanations
  • Excellent photography (white balance & composition)
  • Two or three projects demonstrating appropriate use of materials, fabrication processes and fastening methods (show final idea and show components, if development necessary few pictures possible)

Upcoming Deadlines

Summer (June - Aug)
Deadline: March 12
Interviews: Thursday March 17

Fall (Sept - Dec)
Deadline: June 11
Interviews: Thursday June 18

Winter (Jan - Feb)
Deadline: Sept 10
Interviews: Thursday Sept 17

Spring (Mar - May)
Deadline: December 10
Interviews: Thursday Dec 17

Please email us with a link to your resumé and a link to your portfolio (no email attachments please):


We offer a $250 stipend per month to assist in covering costs during the internship.

Past Interns


Manika Midha. Oct - Dec 2015
Michael Phillips. Jun - Aug 2015
Gabriela Cerveira. Mar - Dec 2015
Alex Haggar. Sep - Dec 2014
Alexis Jesup. Jul - Sep 2014
Tanner Slade. Apr - Jun 2014
Eric Nelson. Jan - Mar 2014
Megan Lin. Nov - Dec 2013
Calen Knauf. Jul - Sep 2013
Fahmida Lam. May - Jul 2013
Adrienne Finzsch. Jan - Apr 2013 
Sara Jane Rin. Sep – Dec 2012 
Sarah Pease. Jun – Aug 2012
Nicholas Ozemba. Jun – Sep 2012
Ilya Brukhman. Mar - May 2012
Tim Richards. Sep - Dec 2011
Julien Cedolin. Jul - Sep 2011
Anthony Keeler. May - Aug 2011
Kate Stokes. Apr - May 2011
Fanny Serouart. Jan - Apr 2011
Frank Michels. Sep - Dec 2010
Eric Zhou. Jun - Aug 2010
Ji-Yeon Lee. Jun - Aug 2010
Izzi Galindo. Mar - May 2010
Sanis Kim. Jan - May 2010
Jeff Dundas. Sep - Jan 2010
Wyatt Little. Sep - Nov 2009
HaeYoung Kim. Jun - Aug 2009
Maria Figueira. Jun - Aug 2009
Christoffer Angell. Mar - May 2009