Paid Design Internship 2018 at NIKE

Deadline: 12 February 2018
Open to: graduate students
Internship: paid internship


Nike, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories, and services. NIKE  Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives on embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders, and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike is offering Design Internships in the following areas:

  • Product/ Footwear Design;
  • Apparel Design;
  • Graphic Design;
  • Communication Design;
  • Color Design;
  • Retail Design;
  • Material Design;
  • Digital Design.

Internships are open to students from around the world. As a Nike Design Intern, you’ll create or refresh existing designs that reflect Nike’s design philosophy and inspire targeted consumers. You will execute design projects with the intent that they will go to market. You’ll have the opportunity to research consumer/athlete and market needs based on a design brief. You also work on an individual design project that will culminate in a Design Gallery Show and a cross-functional project that will be presented to Nike Executive Leadership at the end of the program.


In order to complete the application process, you need to send a portfolio. The following information outlines the submission requirements.

  • You must be a full-time graduate student concentrating in one of the following fields: Apparel/Fashion, Textile, Product, Interactive/Digital, Graphic or Architecture design;
  • Skilled at utilization of design programs, such as Adobe Creative Suite products;
  • Excellent communication, organizational and project management skills;
  • Ability to organize thoughts and project details under time constraints;
  • Strong presentation skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.


  • In Nike’s paid internship program, you will get a full immersion into the brand’s culture of curiosity and innovation;
  • As an intern you will get to interact with top company leaders, tackle complex business challenges, and build relationships and skills that endure far beyond your several months at Nike;
  • You can work on teams such as Design, Global Communications, Digital and Technology, Finance, Supply Chain and practically every other area of the company;
  • You will gain access to Nike’s world-class facilities and employee benefits, including product discounts.

How to apply?

For more information, please fill the application.

For more information, please visit the official web page.