Design Internship - Spring
Perfect Search Media - Chicago IL

Internship Category: Paid

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  • Design Internship – Spring

    What’s This Position All About?

    What’s This Position All About?

    Are you looking to hone your design skills through real-world experience? Do you know the basics of Adobe Creative Suite but you want to learn from an awesome senior designer in order to improve your style? Are you dying to understand how your field of study fits into the marketing picture? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re in the right place.

    Perfect Search looking for a part-time design intern to join the time for three months. The ideal applicant is a college junior or senior. Students must be available full-time or at least two full days per week between Monday-Thursday, beginning April 9th. This internship is unpaid.

    This design internship will allow you to get formal training and experience in applying design theory to marketing campaigns all while learning advanced techniques for software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

    You will need to submit at least 3 (but no more than 5) work samples from different categories, e.g. print, digital, illustration.

    What You’ll Learn

    Create graphics and design layouts for display, remarketing, and social media ads

    Illustrating blog images

    Learn some SEO and PPC skills to understand how your work fits into the bigger marketing picture

    Collaborating with other team members to understand design requests

    What Past Participants Have to Say About Our Program

    What Past Participants Have to Say About Our Program

    “The level of autonomy is perfect: they are willing to answer any questions and help as much as you need, but will not just feed you the answer.”

    Luke Piatek
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Class of ’16

    “My experience at Perfect Search has helped me learn a part of marketing that is growing at a rapid pace and I will always be grateful for being exposed to such great information so early on in my career.”

    Lizzy Michan
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “Learned how to do client reports and the mock calls are really helpful.”

    Sadie Winters
    Loyola University Chicago – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search has a cohesive, dedicated and welcoming environment, which made me enjoy and look forward to coming into office.”

    Kimberly Fishman
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “The company culture is passionate and diligent but fun-loving and inclusive”

    DJ Oh
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    “The Perfect Search internship gave me all the skills I needed to land my next three positions – you’ll definitely learn a lot”

    Chase Wilson
    University of Chicago – Class of ’16

    “In the end, I even got to report to a real client. That kind of experience is rare for most internships.”

    Helen Liang
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work.

    “I enjoyed this internship because of the people that work at Perfect Search. Everyone was so willing to help me with any questions I had about PPC, SEO, or the program in general. The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work. I felt included and welcomed from the start of day 1 until the end of the program! I learned a ton and can’t wait to apply what I learned to future jobs and experiences.”

    Courtney Culligan
    DePaul University – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team.”

    “During my time as an intern at Perfect Search, I was able to learn so much information to help further my career. With a mix of instruction and hands-on projects, the learning experience was top notch. Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team. All of these elements combined made my internship a satisfying and rewarding few months that gave me skills that will last a lifetime.”

    Joe Langhenry
    University of Illinois – Class of ’16

    “The level of autonomy is perfect: they are willing to answer any questions and help as much as you need, but will not just feed you the answer.”

    Luke Piatek
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Class of ’16

    “My experience at Perfect Search has helped me learn a part of marketing that is growing at a rapid pace and I will always be grateful for being exposed to such great information so early on in my career.”

    Lizzy Michan
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “Learned how to do client reports and the mock calls are really helpful.”

    Sadie Winters
    Loyola University Chicago – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search has a cohesive, dedicated and welcoming environment, which made me enjoy and look forward to coming into office.”

    Kimberly Fishman
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “The company culture is passionate and diligent but fun-loving and inclusive”

    DJ Oh
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    “The Perfect Search internship gave me all the skills I needed to land my next three positions – you’ll definitely learn a lot”

    Chase Wilson
    University of Chicago – Class of ’16

    “In the end, I even got to report to a real client. That kind of experience is rare for most internships.”

    Helen Liang
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work.

    “I enjoyed this internship because of the people that work at Perfect Search. Everyone was so willing to help me with any questions I had about PPC, SEO, or the program in general. The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work. I felt included and welcomed from the start of day 1 until the end of the program! I learned a ton and can’t wait to apply what I learned to future jobs and experiences.”

    Courtney Culligan
    DePaul University – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team.”

    “During my time as an intern at Perfect Search, I was able to learn so much information to help further my career. With a mix of instruction and hands-on projects, the learning experience was top notch. Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team. All of these elements combined made my internship a satisfying and rewarding few months that gave me skills that will last a lifetime.”

    Joe Langhenry
    University of Illinois – Class of ’16

    “The level of autonomy is perfect: they are willing to answer any questions and help as much as you need, but will not just feed you the answer.”

    Luke Piatek
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Class of ’16

    “My experience at Perfect Search has helped me learn a part of marketing that is growing at a rapid pace and I will always be grateful for being exposed to such great information so early on in my career.”

    Lizzy Michan
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “Learned how to do client reports and the mock calls are really helpful.”

    Sadie Winters
    Loyola University Chicago – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search has a cohesive, dedicated and welcoming environment, which made me enjoy and look forward to coming into office.”

    Kimberly Fishman
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “The company culture is passionate and diligent but fun-loving and inclusive”

    DJ Oh
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    “The Perfect Search internship gave me all the skills I needed to land my next three positions – you’ll definitely learn a lot”

    Chase Wilson
    University of Chicago – Class of ’16

    “In the end, I even got to report to a real client. That kind of experience is rare for most internships.”

    Helen Liang
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work.

    “I enjoyed this internship because of the people that work at Perfect Search. Everyone was so willing to help me with any questions I had about PPC, SEO, or the program in general. The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work. I felt included and welcomed from the start of day 1 until the end of the program! I learned a ton and can’t wait to apply what I learned to future jobs and experiences.”

    Courtney Culligan
    DePaul University – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team.”

    “During my time as an intern at Perfect Search, I was able to learn so much information to help further my career. With a mix of instruction and hands-on projects, the learning experience was top notch. Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team. All of these elements combined made my internship a satisfying and rewarding few months that gave me skills that will last a lifetime.”

    Joe Langhenry
    University of Illinois – Class of ’16
    What You’ll Need

    Junior or senior in an undergraduate program (do not necessarily have to be studying graphic design)

    Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite required

    Basic knowledge of graphic design principles

    Attention to detail

    Enthusiasm and creativity

    Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

    Knowledge of digital marketing a plus

    Ping pong skills a plus

    Perks

    Lifestyle Perks

    Unlimited vacation days
    Work-from-home (WFH) Fridays
    WFH the week between Christmas and New Year’s
    WFH the Monday after Lollapalooza (A.K.A when you need it the most)
    Flexible schedule
    Weekly team-building
    Birthday treats (go wild!)
    The ability to DJ in the office
    Volunteer opportunities
    Fitness challenges
    Quarterly social events
    Quarterly ping-pong tournaments
    Company Perks

    Healthy (and occasionally not-so-healthy) snacks and drinks provided
    Wednesday breakfasts
    Access to the Perfect Search library
    Casual dress code
    Employee recognition program
    Location Perks

    Prime River North location
    A short walk from the Grand Red Line station
    Access to a beautiful courtyard, perfect for lunch on nice days
    Near Jewel, Trader Joe’s and the Post Office
    Too many lunch options (Eataly, Shake Shack, Sweetgreen, Chipotle, the list never ends”�)
    Technology

    Personal work laptops
    Dual monitors
    Laptop stands
    Standing desks
    Resume
    Please upload at least 3 (but no more than 5) work samples from different categories, e.g. print, digital, illustration.
    Additional file upload
    Third file upload
    Optional file upload
    How did you hear about us? *

    Online search
    From a friend or co-worker
    Facebook ad
    LinkedIn ad
    School’s job board
    Other
    Submit Application
    Apply

    Design Internship – Spring

    What’s This Position All About?

    What’s This Position All About?

    Are you looking to hone your design skills through real-world experience? Do you know the basics of Adobe Creative Suite but you want to learn from an awesome senior designer in order to improve your style? Are you dying to understand how your field of study fits into the marketing picture? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re in the right place.

    Perfect Search looking for a part-time design intern to join the time for three months. The ideal applicant is a college junior or senior. Students must be available full-time or at least two full days per week between Monday-Thursday, beginning April 9th. This internship is unpaid.

    This design internship will allow you to get formal training and experience in applying design theory to marketing campaigns all while learning advanced techniques for software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

    You will need to submit at least 3 (but no more than 5) work samples from different categories, e.g. print, digital, illustration.

    What You’ll Learn

    Create graphics and design layouts for display, remarketing, and social media ads

    Illustrating blog images

    Learn some SEO and PPC skills to understand how your work fits into the bigger marketing picture

    Collaborating with other team members to understand design requests

    What Past Participants Have to Say About Our Program

    What Past Participants Have to Say About Our Program

    “The level of autonomy is perfect: they are willing to answer any questions and help as much as you need, but will not just feed you the answer.”

    Luke Piatek
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Class of ’16

    “My experience at Perfect Search has helped me learn a part of marketing that is growing at a rapid pace and I will always be grateful for being exposed to such great information so early on in my career.”

    Lizzy Michan
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “Learned how to do client reports and the mock calls are really helpful.”

    Sadie Winters
    Loyola University Chicago – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search has a cohesive, dedicated and welcoming environment, which made me enjoy and look forward to coming into office.”

    Kimberly Fishman
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “The company culture is passionate and diligent but fun-loving and inclusive”

    DJ Oh
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    “The Perfect Search internship gave me all the skills I needed to land my next three positions – you’ll definitely learn a lot”

    Chase Wilson
    University of Chicago – Class of ’16

    “In the end, I even got to report to a real client. That kind of experience is rare for most internships.”

    Helen Liang
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work.

    “I enjoyed this internship because of the people that work at Perfect Search. Everyone was so willing to help me with any questions I had about PPC, SEO, or the program in general. The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work. I felt included and welcomed from the start of day 1 until the end of the program! I learned a ton and can’t wait to apply what I learned to future jobs and experiences.”

    Courtney Culligan
    DePaul University – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team.”

    “During my time as an intern at Perfect Search, I was able to learn so much information to help further my career. With a mix of instruction and hands-on projects, the learning experience was top notch. Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team. All of these elements combined made my internship a satisfying and rewarding few months that gave me skills that will last a lifetime.”

    Joe Langhenry
    University of Illinois – Class of ’16

    “The level of autonomy is perfect: they are willing to answer any questions and help as much as you need, but will not just feed you the answer.”

    Luke Piatek
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Class of ’16

    “My experience at Perfect Search has helped me learn a part of marketing that is growing at a rapid pace and I will always be grateful for being exposed to such great information so early on in my career.”

    Lizzy Michan
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “Learned how to do client reports and the mock calls are really helpful.”

    Sadie Winters
    Loyola University Chicago – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search has a cohesive, dedicated and welcoming environment, which made me enjoy and look forward to coming into office.”

    Kimberly Fishman
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “The company culture is passionate and diligent but fun-loving and inclusive”

    DJ Oh
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    “The Perfect Search internship gave me all the skills I needed to land my next three positions – you’ll definitely learn a lot”

    Chase Wilson
    University of Chicago – Class of ’16

    “In the end, I even got to report to a real client. That kind of experience is rare for most internships.”

    Helen Liang
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work.

    “I enjoyed this internship because of the people that work at Perfect Search. Everyone was so willing to help me with any questions I had about PPC, SEO, or the program in general. The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work. I felt included and welcomed from the start of day 1 until the end of the program! I learned a ton and can’t wait to apply what I learned to future jobs and experiences.”

    Courtney Culligan
    DePaul University – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team.”

    “During my time as an intern at Perfect Search, I was able to learn so much information to help further my career. With a mix of instruction and hands-on projects, the learning experience was top notch. Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team. All of these elements combined made my internship a satisfying and rewarding few months that gave me skills that will last a lifetime.”

    Joe Langhenry
    University of Illinois – Class of ’16

    “The level of autonomy is perfect: they are willing to answer any questions and help as much as you need, but will not just feed you the answer.”

    Luke Piatek
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Class of ’16

    “My experience at Perfect Search has helped me learn a part of marketing that is growing at a rapid pace and I will always be grateful for being exposed to such great information so early on in my career.”

    Lizzy Michan
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “Learned how to do client reports and the mock calls are really helpful.”

    Sadie Winters
    Loyola University Chicago – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search has a cohesive, dedicated and welcoming environment, which made me enjoy and look forward to coming into office.”

    Kimberly Fishman
    Northwestern University – Class of ’17

    “The company culture is passionate and diligent but fun-loving and inclusive”

    DJ Oh
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    “The Perfect Search internship gave me all the skills I needed to land my next three positions – you’ll definitely learn a lot”

    Chase Wilson
    University of Chicago – Class of ’16

    “In the end, I even got to report to a real client. That kind of experience is rare for most internships.”

    Helen Liang
    Northwestern University – Class of ’16

    The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work.

    “I enjoyed this internship because of the people that work at Perfect Search. Everyone was so willing to help me with any questions I had about PPC, SEO, or the program in general. The structure of the training was great, with constant one-on-ones with team members and hands-on tasks that are used for actual clients, instead of just busy work. I felt included and welcomed from the start of day 1 until the end of the program! I learned a ton and can’t wait to apply what I learned to future jobs and experiences.”

    Courtney Culligan
    DePaul University – Class of ’17

    “Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team.”

    “During my time as an intern at Perfect Search, I was able to learn so much information to help further my career. With a mix of instruction and hands-on projects, the learning experience was top notch. Perfect Search also has a very positive work culture that allowed me to feel comfortable and part of the team. All of these elements combined made my internship a satisfying and rewarding few months that gave me skills that will last a lifetime.”

    Joe Langhenry
    University of Illinois – Class of ’16
    What You’ll Need

    Junior or senior in an undergraduate program (do not necessarily have to be studying graphic design)

    Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite required

    Basic knowledge of graphic design principles

    Attention to detail

    Enthusiasm and creativity

    Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

    Knowledge of digital marketing a plus

    Ping pong skills a plus

    Perks

    Lifestyle Perks

    Unlimited vacation days
    Work-from-home (WFH) Fridays
    WFH the week between Christmas and New Year’s
    WFH the Monday after Lollapalooza (A.K.A when you need it the most)
    Flexible schedule
    Weekly team-building
    Birthday treats (go wild!)
    The ability to DJ in the office
    Volunteer opportunities
    Fitness challenges
    Quarterly social events
    Quarterly ping-pong tournaments
    Company Perks

    Healthy (and occasionally not-so-healthy) snacks and drinks provided
    Wednesday breakfasts
    Access to the Perfect Search library
    Casual dress code
    Employee recognition program
    Location Perks

    Prime River North location
    A short walk from the Grand Red Line station
    Access to a beautiful courtyard, perfect for lunch on nice days
    Near Jewel, Trader Joe’s and the Post Office
    Too many lunch options (Eataly, Shake Shack, Sweetgreen, Chipotle, the list never ends”�)
    Technology

    Personal work laptops
    Dual monitors
    Laptop stands
    Standing desks
    Resume
    Please upload at least 3 (but no more than 5) work samples from different categories, e.g. print, digital, illustration.
    Additional file upload
    Third file upload
    Optional file upload
    How did you hear about us? *

    Online search
    From a friend or co-worker
    Facebook ad
    LinkedIn ad
    School’s job board
    Other
    Submit Application
    Apply
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