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Design Foundry-One YR Footwear Design Apprentice / Sports Equipment

New Balance

Job Description
The New Balance one year Apprenticeship Program is all about taking young talented designers and molding them into future design stars. Our internship program, The Design Foundry, will give you the opportunity to work as part of the global design team and learn from industry veterans. You will be immersed into one of our business units that include running, speed, domestic, training, color, lifestyle and innovation. Your work at the Design Foundry will range from true inline projects to advanced concepts. You will be asked to create a portfolio project that will consist of sketches, renderings, models and prototypes. This project will take you through all the aspects of footwear design and development. You will be assigned an experienced mentor that will help you understand the many tasks involved in the design process. At the Design Foundry, you will truly have a unique experience that only New Balance can offer. Your internship will be at the Research/Design center and Manufacturing facilitylocated in Lawrence, MA. New Balance is the only brand that manufacturers footwear in the United States. As part of your experience you will see and work in our sample room and factory. This will be a true hands on experience.
We are looking for talented and self motivated designers to be part of the New Balance team. Sketching, rendering and proficiency in illustrator is a must. We are looking for juniors, seniors or recent grads for a one year Apprenticeship starting in June.

In addition to applying online and to be considered, you must send your portfolio to

We're happy to provide traditional benefits, but to us, the greatest benefit of working at New Balance is taking advantage of additional programs that will enhance your life at work and at home as you grow with our business. Each associate is encouraged to take ownership and mold their development process. To guide you in the process we offer traditional and nontraditional development opportunities, including mentor programs, to help you move your body or career, in which our executives participate as mentors. We also offer customized team sessions, on and off-site seminars and tuition reimbursement.

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Equal Opportunity Employer:
New Balance provides equal opportunities for all current and prospective associates and takes affirmative action to ensure that employment, training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment are provided without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap, genetic information and/or status as an Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, qualified disabled veteran or other protected veteran.

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