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Design Internship - Cleveland Magazine Custom

Department: Art/Design | Updated: October 01, 2019

Great Lakes Publishing Company, Publishers of Cleveland Magazine, Lake Erie Living, Ohio Magazine and several hundred other custom publications is continuously seeking eager design interns for our art department to learn, build their personal portfolio and contribute to magazine and event content.

The ideal candidate should be at least a junior in good standing; recent graduates are also welcome to apply. These are unpaid internships. However, we do reimburse for parking or bus passes. Scheduling and hours are flexible. You will be carefully monitored by our art directors and given regular feedback, as well as, constant information about our industry and company that will help you make more informed career decisions. In this fast-pace environment, you will be allowed, and expected to give input that can provide positive outcomes for our subscribers, clients and staff. The internship, even though it includes actual operation of the facilities of Great Lakes Publishing Company, is similar to training which would be given in an educational environment


  • designing of small sections of Cleveland Magazine client driven publications
  • assisting on magazine collateral/marketing materials
  • attending and assisting photo shoots (on location and in-house)
  • Photo research
  • Retouching and color correcting images
  • Archiving files and artwork
  • Assisting, while being supervised, on staff projects that involve web content


We are looking for a student who carries themselves professionally, and is eager to improve their design skills. Experience with page design and an interest in entering the publishing field is a must. An ideal candidate is punctual, can work independently, and is responsible.

Contact Information

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and 4-6 low-resolution design samples to or mail to: Great Lakes Publishing Company, c/o Intern Coordinator, 1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 730, Cleveland, OH 44115