Applying for a Product Design Internship? 3 Portfolio Tips

What Hiring Managers Look for

Eric Burns
Feb 12, 2019 · 6 min read
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How excited I feel for a student when I see their fantastic design portfolio, because I know they have a bright future. Photo by Mert Guller on Unsplash

Put your best foot forward and get that interview.

First, nail the basics.

Secondly, don’t doom your chances. Avoid common mistakes.

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How I feel when I see intern candidates making the same portfolio mistakes over and over again. Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash

Lastly, demonstrate an authentic desire to grow.

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How I feel when I see design intern candidates pursuing challenging creative pursuits and crushing it. Photo by 张 学欢 on Unsplash

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