Hilton Design Internship, July 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom

Position Summary:

We are looking to hire an undergraduate student to support our Interior Design team for Europe on a 12-month internship. An excellent opportunity for an undergraduate student with a small amount of practical experience, who is looking to propel their career within a world leading Hospitality Company. You will support on a range of design projects for our hotels across Europe reporting to the Director of Director for Europe with an opportunity to learn on the job, and gain practical understanding of interior design in the hospitality.

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

With thousands of hotels in over 100 countries and territories, Hilton offers countless opportunities to delight. From an open door to a welcoming smile and an exceptional experience, we offer the millions of travellers who stay with us every year a welcome they will never forget. If you appreciate the impact global travel can have on the world you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Hilton Team Member. Because it’s with Hilton where we never forget the reason we're here: to delight our guests, Team Members, and owners alike.

What will I be doing?

This role includes generic design support across the design team and will allow you to own and manage your own small projects over the course of your internship.

Main accountabilities for the intern role can be broken down as follows;

•Supporting with design for projects across Europe, including new developments, conversions and renovations of existing hotels.

•Working closely with the Director of Design to establish design direction and key brand identity elements specific to Europe.

•Preparing design narratives and material boards.

•Meeting suppliers.

•Managing the fixtures, furnishings and equipment (FF&E) library.

•Managing the project image library for EMEA.

What are we looking for?

An undergraduate student currently working towards a interior design related degree with a applicants strong desire to progress a career in the hotel industry. European language in addition to English would be advantageous although not essential.

If you are a bright, energetic student, with the determination to succeed, who is seeking an exciting challenge for your placement year, then we have an exceptional opportunity for you.

What benefits will I receive?

Your benefits will include a competitive starting salary and holiday entitlement. As an employee you will become a member of the Go Hilton Team Member Travel Program, which provides reduced hotel room rates for you, your family & friends! We look forward to explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from a global hotel organisation like Hilton.


The successful candidate will have a keen eye for detail and a passion for delivering projects to the expected Hilton standards as well as be:

•Proactive with a strong willingness to learn, prepared to work unsupervised or with minimal guidance

•Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to clearly communicate via email and powerpoint

•Good at planning, keeping records and attention to detail

•Passionate about driving the right first-time approach to project development

•Strong in Microsoft Office tools, particularly Excel and Powerpoint

•Able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills

•Above all you must have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude, be proactive and resilient.

What's next?

This is a 12 month internship starting in July 2019, so ideally you will be an undergraduate currently working towards a bachelor’s degree. If you would like to be considered for this internship then please first ensure that you have spoken to your university to check that your degree program can support you being out on placement for 12 months from the above date. You will then need to submit your application online and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch with a response as soon as we’ve been able to review your application after position closing time.

Job: Digital Design and Development

Title: Design Internship, July 2019

Location: null

Requisition ID: EUR013L1