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What advice would you give to help someone land an internship?

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10:30 AM | 30 January 2015
by Adam Oldfield
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Freelance illustrator and Founder of Red Lemon Club, Alex Mathers explains why it’s not just about you but what you can bring to the company you’d like to gain experience with.

“When you are pitching an idea or yourself... it’s much better to come from the angle of how it can help them as a business.”

Landing an internship, or even work experience is an enormously competitive area. Alex’s advice can help you stand a much better chance of emerging from the crowd and becoming a more valuable asset to the company.

Watch the full interview with Alex where he provides insights on the following.

  • Putting together a portfolio
  • Pitching for new design work
  • Balancing paid projects and personal work
  • Turning an internship into a full-time position
  • Becoming a freelancer
  • Landing an internship
  • Advice for aspiring creatives
  • Finding inspiration

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