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Kristy's Story: Design Internship in New York

This is Kristy!

Kristy graduated from Southern Adventist University in 2021 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. Through the ArtBound Initiative program, she landed an internship at Reflexgroup in New York and later secured a position as a Designer there.

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What was your Design Internship like?

My internship was with Reflexgroup, a boutique creative agency based in Manhattan, working with renowned luxury brands. As a design intern, my tasks were to create a brand guideline for clients as well as other visual communications.

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How did this experience affect your career?

I've always dreamed of working in a place full of creatives and design. During the 3 months internship at Reflexgroup, I learned to create freely in the industry and work proactively.

Being surrounded by a creative environment has helped me grow professionally and personally. I gained more confidence in my design and was able to collaborate with well-known brands, working from behind the scenes and releasing the work I assisted on a digital platform was a fulfilling experience.

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ABI was the bridge to my dream career. It helped me get out of my comfort zone and improve my professional and creative skills. I can already see how much I've grown in a span of 3 months and I couldn't be any more grateful for this opportunity and the support I was given throughout my internship.


Design Internship | Reflexgroup

See Kristy's work here.


Interested in the program but don't know where to start? Check your eligibility here!

ArtBound Initiative is a fee-based global internship program for creatives. We prepare students for their careers through an online coaching curriculum and by helping them secure an internship in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Berlin, Melbourne, and Sydney. With an expansive network of leading creative companies, our program provides access to creative industries that are notoriously insular.

Read more about ArtBound Initiative New York Internships here.

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