Apr 14, 2010

TerraCycle Internships

TerraCycle has several (unpaid) internship opportunities available. Check this link for more information. Two opportunities are listed below:

Product Design Intern:

Are you good at making things, have eco-style as a sixth sense, and get excited at an opportunity to dive into a project and get your hands dirty? When you look at garbage, instead of seeing waste, do you see tote bags, lamps, chairs, and more? If you answered "YES!" then the TerraCycle design department is where you belong! We're looking for energetic product designers with a passion for all things green. Responsibilities will include making prototypes, creating digital mock ups, brainstorming new products, researching existing products and photo-documenting product prototypes

Ideal candidates would:
• Have a design background
• Have a basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
• Be enthusiastic about recycling and sustainability
• Sewing and AutoCAD skills are a plus

Please email your resume and several portfolio images to: brad@terracycle.net

Sample Making Intern:
TerraCycle is an environmentally friendly, highly publicized, fast-growth start-up company that creates consumer products from scrap materials. We seek an energetic sample maker with a passion for green design.

Responsibilities include:
• Creating production-quality sewn samples from flexible recycled materials
• Designing and adjusting patterns for purses, backpacks, messenger bags, cell phone cases, and other fashion accessory items

About you:
• Must have experience sewing with leather-type goods
• Able to create and adjust patterns and from existing styles
• Must be extremely handy with crafting, cutting, recreating and manipulating samples
• Have a background in creative field, craft areas and/or sample making

Please email your resume and several images of sample projects you’ve done to lori@terracycle.net.

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