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Summer 2019 Art, Photography and Design Internships

Are you looking for a way to boost your credentials while still enjoying your summer? Art, photography and design internships summer 2019 are perfect for students who want the best of both worlds. With an international internship, you’ll be able to travel and learn about new cultures and languages. However, you’ll also be immersed in a professional organization abroad, learning directly from real-world professionals.

Many students and young professionals aspire for a career in the creative industry. In order to break into the field, you’ll need to start by developing a strong set of key skills. Art, photography and design internships summer 2019 can allow you to develop your abilities to think outside the box and problem solve. You’ll also have the chance to practice your more technical design skills and start to build up a professional portfolio.

Art Photography and Design Internships Summer 2019

Top Cities for Creative Internships

When you’re considering where to apply for internships, there are a few cities that stand out as creative hubs. Experience in any one of these cities stands out on a CV, and will be a key element in getting a job down the line. Of course, one of the most important benefits of interning abroad is being able to network. Developing a wide community of valuable contacts in your industry is the best thing you can do for your career. Interning in one of these key cities is the perfect way to develop and maintain relationships, and to find a mentor.

Tokyo, Japan

Japan’s capital is a city unlike any other. It is at the forefront of technology, design and innovation. It is an excellent destination for interns in nearly every field, and is particularly perfect for design. Tokyo has an incredible amount of creativity to offer young professionals. It has high-tech modern designs right alongside the designs of ancient Japanese culture.

Art Photography and Design Internships Summer 2019

London, England

London is a top destination for young professionals across all creative industries. Whether your interests lie in photography, graphic design or interior design, the top experts in your field can be found in London. In addition, it is a major business capital, making it the perfect place to get your foot in the door and build a network.

Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne is known globally as a creative hub. It is a very young, colorful and vibrant city, making it the perfect place for art, photography and design internships. Summer 2019 is the perfect time to gain experience here. It is continuously ranked as one of the world’s most livable cities, in part because of its creative and entrepreneurial environment. In addition, Australia has plenty to offer interns who have caught the travel bug. It is an enormous country with beaches, deserts and national parks.


Apply now for art, photography and design internships summer 2019!


  1. Photo from The Intern Group
  2. Jaehee shows us pain, by Juhan Sonin, CC BY 2.0
  3. とんかつ, by Fabian Reus, CC BY-SA 2.0


Photos and blog by Maeve Allsup

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