Tingalls Internship Program

About our Internship Program

Tingalls 12 week internship program is perfect for graphic design students in their last semester of school or recent graduates beginning their career to enhance their personal portfolio. Our interns polish their software skills, collaborate and brainstorm with our design team, attend client meetings and teambuilders, tour local printers, and more.


The following qualifications are required to be considered for the program:

  • Only students who are in their last semester or who have recently graduated with a degree in graphic design, graphic arts, or website design will be considered
  • Candidate needs a strong portfolio demonstrating talent in various design layouts including logo design, stationery, brochures, websites, and illustration (similar to the work produced at Tingalls Graphic Design)
  • Experience using the Adobe Creative Suite in an Apple environment
  • Self-motivated; Able to work with little design direction or supervision
  • Ability to multi-task and design quickly with high attention to detail

What you will gain:

  • At least one full design suite including a logo, print collateral, website design, social media, and more (see samples below)
  • Enhanced skills within Adobe Creative Suite
  • Learn about the design process in a professional (yet fun!) office atmosphere
  • Tour local print companies and learn about the prepress/printing process

Schedule & Compensation:

Our internships are between 8-15 hours per week (with more hours depending on workload and availability). Our office hours are Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm.

This is an in-house position.

How to Apply:

1. Complete our online skill set submission.

2. Email  with the following:

  • Cover letter or email with 3 reasons why you’re the best candidate for our internship.
  • A VERY creative resume design
  • 5 or more of your best design samples showcasing your corporate design experience (similar to the work produced at Tingalls)
  • Testimonials or letters of recommendation

Testimonials from Past Interns:

“I learned more in this internship than in any class I’ve ever taken, which attests to the value of the employees and the company.”
– Andrew H.

“The Tingalls internship program really supplemented the knowledge and skills from school and began to develop them professionally. Extremely worthwhile.”
– David B.

“Tara welcomes new ideas from the team and has selected her group of employees carefully, making the office that much more of an inviting environment. I looked forward to coming in and often wanted to stay longer than scheduled.”
– Hannah L.

“I liked the sense of community I felt with my co-workers, not only during team building events but also being able to receive feedback in the middle of design projects.”
– Samantha M.

“Aside from designing, I was able to also sit in on staff and client meetings. I also found it very helpful to see how documents were formatted to proof out to clients and to learn an organized filing structure.”
– Tiffany R.

Below are samples of suites completed by prior design interns:

A mock suite of logo design, branding, and web design for A & P Properties by Tingalls intern Jamie Seroogy.