3[D]esign Lab Internship

Álvarez-Díaz & Villalón® is seeking semester interns to work with AD&V®’s 3D printing Design Lab Team. Interested in joining our team? Apply today!

About the Program

The job will require working at the firm’s state of the art 3D printing Lab, located at their headquarters in San Juan, PR.

3D printing remains a complex and intimidating process, and our goal at the AD&V 3D printing Design Lab is to bring this exciting technology to a broad variety of users in the most accessible, friendly, and empowering way possible.

As an Intern, and a member of the AD&V DesignLab Team, you will work in collaboration with AD&V®’s 3D Lab Specialist in providing support for 3D printing operations such as assisting in the creation of true-to-scale models, 3D printing, 3D scanning, and laser cutting requests. Your role will help AD&V® curate, generate and organize 3D models that highlight the firm’s design projects.

AD&V team at a brainstorming session.


You must be an active University undergrad student with at least one semester of architecture education under your belt.

We are also looking for team players with a positive attitude that are detail-oriented, self-motivated, and willing to take on any challenge, big or small.

The ideal candidate should be excited about working in a laboratory environment, has good hands-on skills, and demonstrates attention to detail.

The program length of the internship is flexible with a minimum of one month.

AD&V team member working on her computer.

Fostering Growth

We at AD&V® do not believe in hiring unpaid interns. We believe in fostering growth and making decisions that raise the bar within the profession. That is why it is important for us that everyone, including student interns, are paid for their hard work and service.

AD&V team members posing for a picture.

Required Skills

  • Hand drafting

  • Creative and Innovative mindset

  • Willing to learn and expand their knowledge

  • Mechanical and technical aptitude

  • Proficiency in MS Office

  • Cad Knowledge - basic required

  • Experience with 3D modeling, 3D printing, and laser cutting

  • Ability to work in an open office, collaborative teamwork environment

AD&V office studio.

Application Requirements

  • Resume

  • Academic Transcript

  • Faculty Letter of Recommendation

  • 1-page essay explaining goals and expectations of the internship

  • 2-page digital portfolio of work samples

  • All application requirements must be submitted in PDF format

    Want to be our intern? Send us your cover letter, resumé and portfolio to internship@advfirm.com

The AD&V Team at a project site visit.

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