Internships in the Graphic Design & Digital Media Major
Create a Highly Marketable Graphic Design & Digital Media Resume
Because you'll follow an in-depth curriculum in the Graphic Design &Digital Media major starting in your first semester, you'll be qualified sooner for internships. During your sophomore year, you will go through our Sophomore Review, where you'll gain feedback, guidance, direction from the full-time faculty members who teach in the Graphic Design program, along with critiques on where you're at in the program. In your final year, you'll complete a professional level design portfolio of your creative works and have it rigorously and individually critiqued during the Senior Portfolio Review by a panel of guest designers from top large and small design firms as well as in-house corporate design centers. When you begin to apply for internships and jobs, you'll have the tools you need to stand out in a highly competitive market.
Recent Internship Locations for Graphic Design & Digital Media Majors
How We Prepare You to Land Internships
Great internships don't just happen. You need to have developed some valuable skills, you need a good resume, you need expert guidance, and you need an "in." At Champlain, we make sure you well prepared in all four areas.
- The Upside-Down Curriculum allows you to get extensive classroom learning and hands-on experience with industry professionals in your major in your first year, which gives you the real world skills and qualifications to begin taking internships as early as the summer after the first year.
- The Office of Career Services and the Life Experience Action Dimension (LEAD) program will help you develop your professional resume and teach you interview skills.
- Your professors will become your reliable mentors, pointing out the strategic academic and co-curricular activities they will help you build your professional skill-set and enhance your resume.
- Local and national employers turn to Champlain for college interns because they are universally better prepared to work in professional environments than the majority of their peers from other institutions. Many Champlain Graduates receive full and part-time job offers from the organizations where they first took their internships.
Read more about Champlain graduates' Career Success.