How to transform your design internship into a job

Don’t wait until you’ve graduated to start applying for design internships – you need to be chalking up experience as soon as possible. It’s simple: the more experience you have, the more employable you are. Play your cards right during your time as an intern, and you might even get a design job out of it at the end.

So how can you make the most of your design internship while you’re there? And how can you transform an internship into a job? Here are a selection of pro tips taken from The Design Student Handbook to help you get your foot in the doorway…

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