Intel Ireland Internship Opportunity

Internship: Interaction Design
Health Research & Innovation Group, Intel Labs, Ireland.

Responsibilities and Details

In this position, you will be part of the European team in Design Research, Interaction and Innovation based in Dublin, Ireland. You will be working with a team to invent and test new product concepts, strategies, and capabilities for healthcare from the hospital to the home. Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

–       Working closely with the Social Science and Systems Engineering teams
–       Delivering interaction concepts to create usage models for new modalities in healthcare and disease prevention
–       Interacting with institutional research teams and partners
–       Creating test methodologies for concepts and interactions
–       Developing innovative project materials and collateral

To date, interns in this group have been integrated into a range of local and international projects and can expect to join multidisciplinary teams of technologists, social scientists, business and health specialists, and designers in the TRIL Centre – Technology Research For Independent Living.
There is the real opportunity of putting design thinking, social science theory and enquiry and hands on design prototyping into application. Our aim is to give interns a central position in projects. Internships are paid positions and typically run between six and eleven months.

You must currently be enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree program or Ph.D. in a design course (industrial and/or interaction) at an accredited university within the European Union. Additional qualifications include:
–       Ability to work within interdisciplinary teams

–       Able to provide meaningful contributions and work well with social scientists and systems engineers to help move concepts from exploratory fieldwork to pre-product prototypes that can be tested with real people in home environments

–       Extensive experience with software prototyping tools (e.g., Silverlight, Flash, Azure, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects)

–       Highly developed skills in visual and graphic design, and be adept at structuring information and interaction schemes

–       Excellent communication and presentation skills, ability to speak major European languages desirable

–       Demonstrable interest in developing healthcare related concepts, prototypes, or products would be an added advantage

Candidates should submit applications (including CV/resume, cover letter, 2-3 references, and work portfolio/sample) in digital format to Dr David Prendergast ( The earlier candidates can apply the better. Review will begin April 1st  and continue until position is filled. Interns must work in the Dublin area, Ireland.

Business Group
Intel Labs is the company’s world-class, industry leading research organization, responsible for driving Intel’s technology pipeline and creating new opportunities. The mission of Intel Labs is to deliver breakthrough technologies to fuel Intel’s growth. This includes identifying and exploring compelling new technologies and high risk opportunities ahead of business unit investment and demonstrating first-to-market technologies and innovative new usages for computing technology. Intel Labs engages the leading thinkers in academia and industry in addition to partnering closely with Intel business units.

David Prendergast, PhD
Senior Researcher
Health Research & Innovation
Intel Labs
Intel Ireland Ltd
Tel: ++353 (0)87 9095185