Virtual Reality Design Intern - Summer 2024


Job Description

Position Overview

Join us at Torch Technologies, a pioneer in virtual reality solutions, as a Virtual Reality Design Intern for our Summer 2024 program. This position is an extraordinary opportunity for students passionate about creating immersive, interactive 3D environments for VR platforms. As an intern, you will work alongside industry experts to design virtual spaces, user interfaces, and experiences that are both intuitive and engaging. This role is perfect for students who are interested in blending technical skills in 3D modeling and animation with a deep understanding of user interaction in virtual spaces. Applications for this position may involve gaming, training simulations, or interactive experiences.

Learning Opportunities

  • Develop skills in designing immersive and engaging virtual environments.
  • Work with a team of professionals on real-world VR projects.
  • Gain experience in creating intuitive user interfaces for VR applications.
  • Learn to blend artistic design with technical 3D modeling and animation skills.
  • Exposure to diverse applications of VR technology, including gaming and simulations.

Duration and Location

  • This is a summer internship, lasting 12 weeks.
  • Huntsville, Alabama

Key Responsibilities

During your internship, you may...

  • Design and develop 3D models and environments for virtual reality platforms.
  • Create user-friendly interfaces and interactive experiences for VR applications.
  • Collaborate in the development of VR games, training simulations, or other interactive experiences.
  • Utilize technical skills in 3D modeling, animation, and virtual environment design.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to integrate user feedback into design enhancements.
  • Document and present your design processes and decisions in team meetings.
  • Ensure the creation of VR experiences that are accessible and engaging for all users.


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university pursuing a degree in Graphic Design, Computer Science, Game Development, or a related field with a focus on virtual reality.
  • Experience or strong interest in 3D modeling, animation, and virtual environment design.
  • Basic understanding of user experience (UX) principles in virtual reality.
  • Familiarity with VR software and development tools (e.g., Unity, Unreal Engine).
  • Creative problem-solving skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills.
  • Eagerness to learn and adapt in a rapidly evolving field.


  • US Citizen.
  • At least 18 years old.
  • Actively enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in an accredited educational institution.
  • In good academic standing with a grade point average of 3.0.
  • Commitment to a full-time schedule during the internship period.
  • Must have portfolio of prior projects worked to show during an interview.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts through the Torch Technologies careers portal. Selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.