Graphic Design Internship Cover Letter Sample

If your graphic design portfolio outshines your cover letter, you’re in the right place. By integrating your personality and design finesse into a cover letter, you will be well on your way to securing a graphic design internship. Review the sample below for inspiration.

Harper Kerning
123 Design Avenue
Henderson, NV 12345
(444) 444-4444


[Application Date]

Mr. Mark Stevens
Graphic Design
XYZ Magazine
Los Angeles, CA 56789

When I discovered the graphic design internship with XYZ Magazine on, I was excited by the opportunity to produce new ideas and concepts alongside a creative team of professionals. As a junior majoring in Graphic Design at University College, I enjoy tying visuals and articles together to reflect current design trends. My coursework, campus involvement, and professional experience make me a well qualified applicant for this position.

  • Coursework. I have completed courses in Electronic Media and Culture, Graphic Design, Typography, and Photoimaging. As a result, I am proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Campus involvement. For the past two years, I have been a member of the Graphic Design Club. As a 25-person student organization, we work together to create websites for local nonprofits.
  • Professional experience. As an employee with Student Activities, I design marketing materials for on-campus events such as Fall Fest, Spring Carnival, and our annual concert.

As outlined in the description, this internship requires an ability to take vague ideas from the Editor-in-Chief and turn them into reality. My experience collaborating with employers through the Graphic Design Club will be an asset if selected for the position.

My enclosed resume expands on my coursework, campus involvement, and professional experience. As I prepare for a career in graphic design, I am dedicated to gaining practical experience to complement my academics. View my portfolio by visiting Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to hearing from you soon.


Harper Kerning

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