College Intern - Graphic Designer

Perkins Eastman Perkins Eastman Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Apr 18 '19Posted on:

Perkins Eastman is a global architecture and design firm guided by the belief that design can have a positive and lasting impact on people’s lives. With more than 1,000 employees in 17 locations around the world, we collaborate seamlessly across borders, barriers, and disciplines to connect people and ideas. Whether conceiving of new healthcare models, reviving a local landmark as a boutique hotel, or helping communities become more resilient, we are united in a dedication to progressive and inventive design that enhances the human experience. If everything is design, everything we do is HUMAN BY DESIGN.


We are looking for a creative and self-motivated college student to participate in our internship program. As a Graphic Design intern, you will be an integral part of our team, working side-by-side to provide support for the marketing department through a variety of channels: print, digital, and others as assigned. The Graphic Design intern will report to the Marketing Manager and In-House Graphic Designer and will assist with the development and design of core creative tasks and collateral needed for the office, pursuits, events, interviews, proposals, and more.

The design intern should have a keen eye for typography, composition, layout and color theory. The ideal candidate will be dedicated, organized, motivated, and passionate about design with attention to detail. We are looking for an individual who is hard working, dependable and able to handle multiple, simultaneous projects under various deadlines.

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Assist with collateral and supporting material updates
  • Maintain the Perkins Eastman brand by implementing the firm-wide graphic standards
  • Create marketing materials including advertisements, brochures, presentations, signage, firm-wide template updates, cover and tab designs for proposals, award submissions, resume updates, and other marketing collateral.


  • Currently enrolled incoming junior, senior undergraduate student or recent college graduate whose education has been focused in Graphic Design, Digital/ Interactive Design, Fine Art or related field.
  • Portfolio showcasing branding, printed collateral, digital assets, and student work
  • Excellent computer knowledge for PC environments
  • Must be proficient in basic design programs including Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office (Specifically InDesign, Photoshop, and PowerPoint)
  • Organized, dependable, and detail oriented
  • Team player, quick learner, and efficient
  • Complete assigned tasks with a high sense of urgency and able to work well under time sensitive deadlines 
  • Excellent communication and administrative skills, displaying professionalism with all levels of staff, works well without supervision.

How to Apply:

If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged, please visit our career page and apply with your cover letter, resume and/or portfolio (Adobe PDF preferred). No phone calls please.

Link: Human By Design

Perkins Eastman is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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