Substance 151 Design Internship

April 12, 2010

Design Internship Opportunity

Substance151 is a brand design + strategy firm for organizations on the edge of evolution – whether that evolution is inspired by growth, changing conditions, stronger competition, new customers, products and services, or a desire for a stronger, more relevant brand. With a primary focus on professional services companies and green/social enterprise organizations we help clients harvest the power of thought-based design and evolve their brands to meet today’s challenges through our thoughtful analysis, eye for opportunity and unwavering commitment to excellence in execution. For more information please visit

Design Internship

Our design Internship program offers junior- and senior-level college students, enrolled in Graphic Design programs, the opportunity to experience real-world situations while learning from award-winning senior-level creatives.

The internships are for academic credits only and run in parallel with academic semesters.


»   Work closely with one of the Creative Directors to develop design concepts and follow design projects through completion.

»   Participate in design critiques and the iterative process.

»   Offer support to the internal Substance151 team: assist in preparing for client presentations, awards submissions and other Substance151 marketing activities.

Who Should Apply

»   You are a 3rd or 4th year undergraduate student, or a graduate student, enrolled in a Graphic Design program at an accredited school or university

»   You are passionate about design, eager to learn from others, and able to take the initiative and learn from your own research and analysis.

»   You always go the extra mile, beyond the “must-haves” outlined in the given assignment, and you are able to demonstrate broad intellectual curiosity and creativity.

»   You are an excellent communicator, have impeccable attention to detail and commitment to quality of execution.


»   Working knowledge of basic software applications, such as Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.

»   Understanding of print and interactive media; web experience is a plus.

»   Previous professional design experience preferred, but not required.

Only applications accompanied by a design portfolio will be considered – please email a cover letter with a link to your portfolio to

2304 E. Baltimore Street

Baltimore Maryland 21224