3[D]esign Lab Internship
Álvarez-Díaz & Villalón® is seeking semester interns to work with AD&V®’s 3D printing Design Lab Team. Interested in joining our team? Apply today!
About the Program
The job will require working at the firm’s state of the art 3D printing Lab, located at their headquarters in San Juan, PR.
3D printing remains a complex and intimidating process, and our goal at the AD&V 3D printing Design Lab is to bring this exciting technology to a broad variety of users in the most accessible, friendly, and empowering way possible.
As an Intern, and a member of the AD&V DesignLab Team, you will work in collaboration with AD&V®’s 3D Lab Specialist in providing support for 3D printing operations such as assisting in the creation of true-to-scale models, 3D printing, 3D scanning, and laser cutting requests. Your role will help AD&V® curate, generate and organize 3D models that highlight the firm’s design projects.
You must be an active University undergrad student with at least one semester of architecture education under your belt.
We are also looking for team players with a positive attitude that are detail-oriented, self-motivated, and willing to take on any challenge, big or small.
The ideal candidate should be excited about working in a laboratory environment, has good hands-on skills, and demonstrates attention to detail.
The program length of the internship is flexible with a minimum of one month.
We at AD&V® do not believe in hiring unpaid interns. We believe in fostering growth and making decisions that raise the bar within the profession. That is why it is important for us that everyone, including student interns, are paid for their hard work and service.
Creative and Innovative mindset
Willing to learn and expand their knowledge
Mechanical and technical aptitude
Proficiency in MS Office
Cad Knowledge - basic required
Experience with 3D modeling, 3D printing, and laser cutting
Ability to work in an open office, collaborative teamwork environment
Faculty Letter of Recommendation
1-page essay explaining goals and expectations of the internship
2-page digital portfolio of work samples
All application requirements must be submitted in PDF format
Want to be our intern? Send us your cover letter, resumé and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org
What Our Interns Say About Us
UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE PUERTO RICO
I am so grateful I got the opportunity to work as an intern at AD&V. This experience helped me gain more knowledge and important skills with entrepreneurs and business owners, as well as understanding the workplace culture in a collaborative space. The AD&V team is like a second family because they received me with a warm and loving welcome.
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
My experience as an AD&V® intern has been phenomenal. Everyone has been so welcoming and warm since the moment I arrived to the firm. I feel part of a family and I am very grateful that I get to learn and grow professionally from an incredible and ambitious group of people.
UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, RÍO PIEDRAS
From the first day of my internship I have felt welcomed and comfortable, because the team transmits an incredible energy, since they are not only colleagues but also excellent professionals. Learning about what I am passionate about and gaining a new professional perspective in Architecture was a great benefit and an amazing experience at AD&V®.
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
I am really thankful for the AD&V® Team for giving me a great welcome to the firm. Since the first day, I felt very comfortable with the team. I am very content that I absorbed a lot of information and developed better architectural skills that will help me in the future. The internships opportunity has inspired me to keep studying architecture and motivated to become an architect even more. I feel more prepared for future internships as I have learned discipline, responsibility and communication in the professional world. AD&V® has an amazing team and I’m thankful for the AD&V® Team for receiving me and for always making my days at work exciting. I really appreciate the support and care everyone has given me.
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY
What I enjoyed most about the internship experience was the office culture. Being part of the Monday meetings was something that I really liked! Working on projects as part of a team and achieving our deadlines was also a great experience. Thanks to the AD&V® Team for a fantastic internship program.
LINWORTH ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM
I loved getting to learn about and experience some of my passions in a friendly and welcoming environment.
UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO AT CAROLINA
What I enjoyed the most about this internship program was the office culture. You have an awesome team! I value that as a crucial part of a good working space.
SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN
I loved the internship, the people, and learning new uses of programs I thought I knew well. Thank you AD&V®!
UNIVERSIDAD ANA G. MÉNDEZ
I enjoyed every project and task. I learned a lot and will always treasure that. I feel like AD&V® gave me an excellent opportunity to see what the interior design workforce is like. I’m very thankful for this experience!
UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE PUERTO RICO
What I loved about my experience is that now, I know so much more about how an architectural office operates. Also, the techniques that I have acquired are important tools for me to improve as an architect student. What I learned during this program will definitely improve my presentations and design processes in the future. I am very grateful that I had the opportunity to do this internship in my third to fourth year of college because I have the opportunity to improve as a student and develop the skills learned at AD&V®.