Internships

How the HECK do I get an internship? What IS an internship anyway? How is an internship different than a job? Can I get credit for an internship? Do I NEED credit for an internship? Do I NEED an internship? Can I have multiple internships? Where do I start?

Check out the guide below for interviews between PSUGD interns and employers about their experiences. Big thanks to those that were interviewed and big thanks to A+D Projects student Whitney Mokler for organizing the design and layout of the book!

Internship Handbook

Download the Internship Zine →

 


Places and Spaces to Start Researching

Not all of the places below have internships, but it’s great to be able to identify spaces that you would aspire to work and learn more about whenever you are talking with an advisor about looking for jobs and internships. Dig in!

Adidas
ADX
Airbnb
Afterall
Airblaster
AKQA
Allied Works
Amprsnd
Amplified
AnalogFolk
Artslandia
Axiom
Beacon Quarterly
Bent Image Lab
Bible Project
Big Giant
Bitch Media
Bologna Sandwich
Borders Perrin Norrander
Brink 
Brooklyn Tweed
Bugarin Design
Caldera
Central Office
Cinco
CD Baby
Columbia 
Crib Design House
Dark Horse Comics
Design Museum
Design Portland
Daylight 
Downstream
Draplin
Ecotrust
Engin
Evolve Collaborative
Enjoy the Weather
Factory North
FINE
FISK
Floating World Comics
Fresh Consulting
Future Fonts
General Industry
Gensler
Grady Britton
Half Court Studio
HappyLucky
Harlo
Heavy Set
Helios Interactive
Hinge
Hyphn
Hovercraft
HUB
IBI Group
Instrument
IPRC
Jailbreak Studios
Jolby
J&S Sign Painters
Kamp Grizzly
Keen
Laika
Laundry Studio
Letra Chueca
Lincoln Design Co.
Loopt Works
Luma Institute 
Makelike
Manifesto
Matchless Builds
Mercy Corps
Microcosm Publishing
Murmur
Nationale
Nelson Cash
NEMO
Next Adventure
Nike
Nine Concept Creation
NORTH
Nutcase Helmets
Oblation Paper
Oddfellows
OMFGco
OMSI
Opinionated
Opus Creative
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Oregon Storyboard
Outlet
OVO
Owen Jones
Parliament
Pattern People
PICA
Pinata Post
Plastic Sunshine
Plus & Greater Than
Pollinate
Polara Studio
Portland Center Stage
Portland Monthly
Portland Timbers
Portland Trailblazers
Pow Interactive
Premier Press
RACC
Red & Co.
Render
Rejuvination
Roboboogie
R/GA
R/West
Saint Friend
Saxx Underwear
Second Story
Scout Books
Scout Story Lab
She Shreds
Shelter
Smart Reader
Smith and Connors
Sockeye
Struck
SRG
Skylab Architecture
Studio Dad
Studio Mega
Subjekt Objekt
SuperMoreBetter
Swift
Tanner Goods
The Beauty Shop
The Brigade
The Felt Hat
The Good Mod
The Portland Mercury
The Wild
Thesis
Think Joule
Think Shout
This Design
Tin House
Timber Press
True North Studios
Two Things
Upswell
Vida Design
Visible
Watson Creative
Weiden + Kennedy
Willamette Week
Work & Co
11:11 Supply
Xplane
Ziba
1338 Tyron
1000 Watt

Know of a place that should be on this list? Email kateb@pdx.edu.