Dubai Design Week returns to Dubai Design District (d3) for its ninth edition from 7-12 November 2023.

Be a part of the region's largest creative festival; Dubai Design Week and its highlight event Downtown Design, the Middle East's leading design fair, is looking for event and design driven enthusiasts to join and support the team as part of its traineeship and volunteer programmes.

The Traineeship Programme
Are you a young professional looking to gain experience in the design and event industry? Dubai Design Week’s Traineeship Programme offers an intensive three to six month placements for creative and passionate professionals to gain dynamic and multi-faceted experience in the lead up to the festival. Explore opportunities within a range of departments including: marketing, graphic design, event operations and programming.

Traineeship opportunities are only available for those 18 years old and over, and based in the UAE.

To apply and find out more about each of the open traineeship opportunities, click below links:

Volunteer with Dubai Design Week

The Volunteer Programme provides individuals with an opportunity to get involved in all aspects of Dubai Design Week and experience its events first-hand. Our dedicated volunteers serve as the ambassadors of the fair and play a vital role in ensuring the successful execution of the event. Volunteers are given opportunities that involve working with diverse teams across Dubai Design Week as well as operating welcome desks, interacting and providing information to visitors and other specialized tasks within different programmes and areas.

We are looking for dedicated volunteers to serve as ambassadors throughout the week who play a vital role in ensuring its successful execution.

What Can Volunteers Expect?

  • To develop skills with various opportunities, ranging from interacting with the public to working with design brands
  • Experience what its like to work at Dubai’s leading event company
  • A participation certificate at the end of the event
  • We would love to hear from you if you:

    • are energetic, passionate, have an appetite to learn
    • have excellent time management and communication skills
    • are able to work as part of a team
    • are flexible and dynamic
    • want to be part of a fun, creative event

    Our volunteers are highly valued and are the backbone of the festival.

    To apply and be part of the exciting volunteer programme, please reach out to [email protected]