Approved Virtual Internship Provider: ArtBound Initiative


ArtBound Initiative connects students and recent graduates with key players in the creative industry. With a network of over 200 companies, artists and designers, they offer customized internships for our participants to launch their careers.

Earlham’s new partnership with ArtBound initiative offers remote internships through students using their EPIC Advantage funding. Once your internship placement has been confirmed, you will need to submit your application for EPIC Advantage funding.

Internship Length: 2 to 3 months

Internship Host Countries:

  • New York
  • London
  • Paris
  • Berlin
  • Melbourne
  • Hong Kong

Internship Fields:

  • Graphic Design
  • Animation
  • VFX
  • Illustration
  • Content Creation
  • Social Media Management
  • Editorial
  • Journalism
  • Marketing Research

Host Company Types:

  • Creative Agencies
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Digital Agencies
  • Art Studios
  • Art Fairs
  • Media Companies
  • Production Companies
  • Animation Studios

Program Includes:

  1. Internship Placement

  • An internship tailored to your career goals
  • Company interview guidelines
  • Mock company interviews with our advisors
  • Workplace and internship orientation
  • Pre-internship training: business etiquette and main skills sought after by employers
  1. Personalized Coaching

  • Career development workshops
  • Resume/CV coaching and review session
  • Portfolio review and/or Industry professional coaching session
  • Soft skill training: networking, online brand and elevator pitch
  1. Network & Online Events

  • ABI Networking App for our international network of participants and alumni
  • Access to career resources, networking events and monthly job lists
  • Webinars with industry professionals
  • ABI curated online events
  • ABI Guide on the local creative scene


Application Process:

The application deadline is Wednesday, November 3rd at 11:59 PM EDT

  1. Submit an application form directly through ArtBound Initiative
  2. Connect for a Skype interview and the ArtBound Initiative committee will review your application.
  3. If your application is accepted, you will then to apply for the EPIC Advantage funding through Earlham College.
  4. Make sure to indicate, in your application, that you utilized ArtBound Initiative’s services to secure your internship.  This will ensure that Earlham will pay the program and application fees on your behalf.Note: If you withdraw from the program after the withdrawal date you will be responsible for reimbursing the College for the confirmation deposit that was paid on your behalf.