Invitation Design Intern

Emily Rose Ink

Position: Invitation Design Intern
Compensation: Unpaid Internship

Who We Are

Emily Rose Ink, a boutique wedding stationery and calligraphy studio based in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago, is looking for a summer graphic design intern.

As an intern, you will: 

  • Enjoy a highly creative and interactive work environment and work on an exciting array of projects (wedding stationery, editorial photo shoots, industry events, etc)
  • Gain experience designing for print
  • Learn techniques for digitizing hand-drawn or painted illustrations or lettering
  • Gain hands-on experience working for a small, growing business
  • Learn about running a business, graphic design, print, and weddings


The intern's duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and shipping sample orders
  • Packaging, shipping, and assembly of invitations
  • Typesetting
  • Entering customer information into pre-made design templates
  • Assisting with styling and editing product photo shoots


Applicants must be:

  • Local to Chicago
  • Available 10-15 hours/week starting mid-May (roughly)
  • A student (preferably studying graphic design) able to work for school credit
  • Able to commit for 3 months

The ideal candidate has the following skills and attributes:

  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • Understanding of typography
  • Fluency with Google Apps (sheets, drive, docs)
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Experience with photography and/or using a DSLR is a plus

To Apply

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis; we are looking to make our decision ASAP. Please submit resume and cover letter to