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The Design Lab provides programs and opportunities for students and faculty to apply their knowledge to projects, activities, and events.

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Join the Design Lab’s amazing Faculty and Staff. Our Faculty and Staff come from all over the world ranging from academic, civic, and business industries.

We are located on the UC San Diego campus which gives us freedom to move seamlessly across all the departments, schools, and divisions of the university such as Art and Humanities, Medicine, Global Policy and Strategy, Engineering, Management, and Social Science.

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Undergraduates work with Design Lab staff on operations and communications projects.

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View job announcements from design community companies and institutions.


Learn to identify problems, ideate potential solutions, and develop prototypes.

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