Graphic design placements: how to make the most of your placement
Design Intern, Rhianne Hicks, tells you how to secure and make the best of your next design placement.
Work experience is so important for design graduates, so it's important to understand how to get a placement. Just remember,if you don't ask, you don't get. Confidence is key in the design industry.
Before You Apply
Persistence is key – I was really lucky with the placements I secured, but it wasn’t because I have some extraordinary portfolio... lots of people have good portfolios so make sure yours stands out. First impressions are everything, so the trick is in making your email stand out. That’s what they see before they've even decided to open your portfolio.
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