Design Intern (Fall 2024)

Employer Weber Shandwick
Location Washington, DC
Type Internship
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Posted on July 10, 2024


As part of a dynamic content creation team our Design Intern will work with all members, including senior leadership, creative directors, designers, art directors, copywriters and producers.

From creative brainstorming to day-to-day execution, Weber Shandwick’s Interns form the foundation of a talented team that generates groundbreaking, award-winning programs. During the program, you will work on campaigns for iconic brands and companies that you likely encounter every single day.

What’s in it for you? Our Interns will earn practical experience as fully integrated members of account teams and will receive coaching from team members to help advance your career goals.

How to apply:

Candidates are required to submit the following supplements. Incomplete applications will not be eligible for consideration.

  1. Resume
  2. Portfolio link or relevant work samples (share anything that conveys the way you think or approach assignments, even if it was never produced; we like chicken scratches)

More about the position:

What you’ll do on a daily basis:

  • Create: Work within a creative team and collaborate actively with account managers and strategists to produce campaigns from conception to completion
  • Design: You know your way around Adobe Creative Suite and can bring ideas to life in a visually engaging way—from 360° brand platforms to video, social, experiential, print, tech, and more
  • Engage: Share big ideas in brainstorms and with teams
  • Plan: Assist in event coordination and logistics
  • Hustle:  You bring fresh thinking, elevated creativity and great ideas to every assignment.
  • Monitor: Track brands in traditional and social media

What we’re looking for from you:

  • Thinking: Do it out of the box. Actually, it’s best if you’re wholly unfamiliar with the concept of boxes
  • Digital: Know all the old school and the latest social media platforms, what brands are
    doing on them and what they should do next
  • Communication: Speak, write and edit succinctly and compellingly
  • Management: Meet deadlines, put out fires and multi-task. Work fast, and work well
  • Detail-oriented: Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering clear and precise work is a must
  • Technical: Proficient knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, primarily Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Dynamic: Ability to work in a fast-paced agency environment
  • Spark: Understand what sets you apart 

What you’ll get from us:

  • Buddy: All new hires are paired with a buddy dedicated to making your time with us amazing
  • Built-In Mentorship: Access to former interns through panels and learning sessions who can give insight into what their experience was like, and advice on making the most of your summer
  • In-person trainings and coaching: You’ll be invited to workshops and ongoing trainings in-person to introduce you to the latest and greatest in the industry
  • A possible career: Internships have the possibility of growing into a full-time position
  • A paycheck! Interns are paid hourly, at 40-hours per week


  • Recent college graduate or related experience
  • Availability: 40 hours a week from September to December

Washington DC Salary range: $20.00 – $20.00