IDEO Product Development

IDEO Product Development is an internationally recognized product design firm with world-class clients, offices on three continents, and a group of amazingly talented people developing really cool products.  We’re looking for summer interns who have a taste for variety, creativity, and chaos.  Our work environment appeals to self-directed, flexible team players who have great interpersonal skills, learn quickly, work smart, and play hard.

We’ve developed products ranging from voice activated appliances, to sophisticated medical instrumentation, to hand held computers and PDAs, to cellular messaging systems, …..even whales ! (seen Free Willy ?). 

Work/play along side mechanical, electrical, and software engineers, industrial designers, human factors specialists, interaction designers, and manufacturing types.  Get a feel for what it means to blend all these disciplines in the creation of highly innovative, successful products.

If you are interested in a summer internship with IDEO, please e-mail a resume to or send a hard copy to:

Recruiting Coordinator

IDEO Product Development

700 High Street

Palo Alto, CA  94301