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2019 US Internship - Graphic Design (12 weeks)

Do you want to experience hands-on what your dream job is like? Are you a sports lover who's ready to work in an international environment and take responsibility for your own projects? Then welcome to adidas. This is an opportunity to join a truly global business with an environment that is often described as dynamic, innovative, and culturally diverse. If you share our love for sport and competition and have the drive to be number one in what you do, then consider this option to join our winning team!


You are mobilizers who push us forward. Who challenge the status quo. The generation of ground-breakers, pace-makers and game changers. Your confidence breathes life into our brand and helps us to create unique experiences.  


We don’t have all the answers yet, that’s why we need you! Join us. Create the new.


NOTE: The application for a 2019 internship will close on November 15, 2018. We will not accept any late applications. You will receive confirmation that your applicationhas been received and we will communicate your status after the application closes on November 15. Thank you for your patience while we review your candidacy!



The Internship program includes the following elements to round out the work you do with our design teams on a day to day basis: 

  • Intern Orientation
  • Speaker Series with business leadership
  • Cross-Functional Project
  • Intern Sports League
  • Social Events
  • Mentorship


Design internships are available in the following categories and functions:

Creative Direction | Brand ID | Retail Graphics | Packaging | Typography | Illustration Apparel Graphics | Footwear Graphics | Performance | Lifestyle



  • Support team in day to day tasks
  • Support the graphics design team creating graphics for tee shirts, apparel and footwear collections for Lifestyle or Performance categories
  • Assist apparel graphic designers with artwork and handover preparation
  • Preparing technical drafts and graphic artwork for printing production



  • Trend/ Industry/consumer insights
  • Sketching / Screen Printing / Graphic Techniques
  • Storytelling - Visual/Verbal Communication
  • Color & Concept knowledge
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign  



  • Currently enrolled in a 2018-2019 full-time academic program.
  • Graduating in winter 2019 or spring 2020
  • Eligible to work in the US without restrictions.
  • Available to work full-time in Portland, Oregon for the duration of the 12-week program (May 29th-August 23rd)
  • Submit a portfolio of your design work 



We’d like to get to know you beyond a traditional Cover Letter. Please attach a 1-page PDF document to communicate to us what makes you a CREATOR. You may use written communication, images, sketches, or any other means to communicate this as long as it is on 1 page and formatted as PDF. 

File must be under 5MB and attached in place of the Cover Letter.


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