Job summary

We are looking for an independent graphic design intern looking to get a headstart in their career. This role is a unique entry into the publishing world, but we know there’s someone unique out there who can fill it.

GradAustralia is a fast-growing start-up with a big mission to place every student in their perfect job. This is not easy, but we’ve already made big steps with a national publication distributed to 50,000+ students annually, careers guides, bespoke industry guides and a new website with reams of insider content and interactive tools to give students the edge they need to make their biggest decision. 

We’re looking for an independent self-starter who feels equally comfortable taking direction and making the work their own. You’ll need to be ready to juggle priorities, learn publishing processes and  Take this opportunity to put your creative skills to work in real-world publishing, both print and digital. 

You’ll need to have your head around InDesign and Photoshop, so you can focus on helping us create both magazines and digital content. Ideally, you’re university/college (or in the process of becoming) qualified. Any knowledge of coding (html/css) will be looked upon favourably, but isn’t essential. Any existing publishing experience will be highly regarded.

This is a great opportunity to:

  • Get hands-on graphic design and publishing experience,
  • Build your portfolio,
  • Get credits for your course work,
  • Get to know the publishing industry.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you!

  • Intermediate InDesign and Photoshop skills,
  • A focus on quality and an eye for detail,
  • Work autonomously from direction,
  • Multitask and prioritise,
  • Meet deadlines,
  • A passion for graphic design and publishing.


As a graphic design intern, you’ll be gaining first-hand experience with a start-up. It’s an inside track opportunity you can take as far as you like, limited only by your enthusiasm. You’ll help our team create content, which will include:

  • Creating content
  • Learning industry best practices and trends
  • Tracking trends and researching what type of design sparks engagement
  • Learning to write simple code
  • Monitoring, managing, and updating company pages
  • Collaborating with team members to develop design strategies


1 day per week or equivalent (flexible hours).
4-6 month commitment.

Remuneration: Stipend

Applicants must include a covering letter, CV, and at least three samples of design work.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter telling us a bit about why you think GradAustralia could be the place you want to work and outlining your relevant experience. Please include a CV, covering letter and three samples of design work from your portfolio.