Design Intern

Our design intern works closely with the art department on San Diego Magazine and Exquisite Weddings Magazine. The intern will receive general training in art direction, design techniques and the production process. This is a fantastic opportunity for a student interested in publishing.


  • Students MUST RECEIVE SCHOOL CREDIT through a university for the internship
  • Students must be proficient on Mac computers
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Interest in print design and magazine production
  • Graphic Design experience through school or otherwise
  • Good attitude and ability to work with a team

Big plus (not required)! Knowledge of HTML/CSS, Dreamweaver,  Flash, WordPress, Photography

Learning opportunities

Duties involve assisting the magazine’s art department with day to day design duties, including stock photography research, marketing and promotional design (postcards, banners, flyers, name tags, etc.) and assisting on photo shoots. This internship works closely with four designers. Interns have the opportunity to develop portfolio pieces. Intern assignments will vary in order to provide the student with experience over a broad range of subjects.

Company Description

San Diego Magazine gives readers the insider information they need to experience the Best of San Diego — from the best places to dine and travel to the style, businesses, and people that shape the region. This is the magazine for San Diegans with a need to know. As an enthusiastic group, our company enjoys working together and constantly looks to one another for ideas and inspiration. Teamwork and collaboration are at the core of our success.

Submission Details

If you believe you meet the requirements and have a genuine interest in the field, please apply by sending your resume and design samples to Please be cautious of file size when submitting your application.