Industrial Design Intern

Clio - Newton, MA



Clio Designs Inc.


Product Design Intern


Newton, MA USA


Consumer Products

Job Type

Part Time

Years of Experience

< 1

Education Level

Current Student in Bachelor’s level program or recent graduate looking to gain experience

About the Company

Clio is a design-forward consumer products company dedicated to fusing style, quality and performance at affordable prices. Established in Boston, MA in 2002, the company designs, manufactures and markets personal-care products sold under the Clio® brand and various other private-label / OEM brands in over 30 countries worldwide.

About the Job

Clio is seeking an employee to serve as Industrial Design Intern. This individual will work in a fast-paced team setting revolving around the design, development, manufacturing, and sale of new and existing personal care products. The Product Design Intern is responsible for assisting with the execution of a broad range of tasks in a time-sensitive and efficient manner. As part of a cross-functional team, the Product Design Intern will interact directly with design, engineering, sales, and marketing in an effort to move products from idea conception to realization on the retail shelf. This position is suited for a proactive, self-starter who is comfortable taking on a variety of responsibilities and learning new skills quickly. This is a paid internship, 30-40 hours per week.

Major Responsibilities

  • Support the Lead Industrial Designer with day-to-day tasks and responsibilities
  • Serve as a contributing and collaborative member of the product development team
  • Participate in Quality Control and Quality Assurance programs to reduce defectives and improve performance
  • Assist in product innovation and new ideas
  • Product Design
  • Instruction Manual writing
  • Structural packaging design
  • Create prototypical packaging mockups
  • Generate 3D renderings of products, packaging, point of purchase displays, etc.
  • 3D printing


  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s level design program (industrial design, product design) or recent grad.
  • Experience with design software: Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Solidworks, Keyshot, other 3D design applications.
  • Knowledge of or interest in retail and merchandising a plus
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong multi-tasking capabilities (ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously)
  • Ability to understand and interpret technical and often complex material
  • Ability to maintain focus in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Willingness to take on responsibilities outside primary job description


Candidates who are not US citizens or permanent residents need to have authorization to work in the US in order to apply. Local candidates only please (no relocation is provided). No recruiters, agencies or 3rd parties please. Clio Designs is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Internship

Work Location:

  • One location

Internship Compensation:

  • Pay
  • College Credit


  • Monday to Friday