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Flexsteel Industries Furniture Design Intern in Dubuque, Iowa



Flexsteel Industries is looking for a creative and enthusiastic intern to join the Product Design team. In this role, the Furniture Design Intern will have an opportunity to design furniture across multiple categories and businesses. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to translate high-level furniture ideas into conceptual sketches and garner a better understanding of how products are developed from start to finish. We are focused on innovation and this internship is an opportunity for the right candidate to share and grow overall product knowledge within case and upholstered goods categories.

Key deliverables at the end of this internship are:

  1. A ‘seek to understand’ mentality by laying a foundation of research and business knowledge before designing a solution.

  2. Enhanced understanding of the deliverables required to start product development including sketches, renderings, 3D modeling, CAD drawings, and follow-up.

  3. A better grasp of design for manufacturing and how to implement smart leverage.

  4. Growth in designing for the customer while putting aside personal preference to create products that generate volume.

  5. Provide Flexsteel Industries ideas on how to be a more sustainable company.


Proficient in design programs such as Solid Works, AutoCAD, Keyshot, Adobe Suite, Sketchbook Pro, etc.

Experience in a related role is preferred.

Please note that this is a paid, internship with flexible start and end dates.


  • Pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in Furniture design, Industrial design, Interior design, or related field.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal




  • Bachelors or better in Interior Design

Flexsteel is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, protected veteran or disability status. For more information visit the United States Department of Labor website