Creative Intern

McKnight's / Haymarket Media, Northbrook, Illinois

Date PostedMarch 02, 2018
IndustryMagazines / Publishing
Job StatusIntern
SalaryNot Specified

Haymarket Media, Inc. is seeking a Creative Intern to join McKnight’s Long-Term Care News ( and McKnight's Senior Living ( This internship is located in our Northbrook, IL office.

Job Overview:

Seize this summer opportunity to work as a creative design intern for a two print magazines and websites. The summer creative design intern will assist in the full production cycles of monthly and bi-monthly magazines of McKnight’s Long-Term Care News and McKnight’s Senior Living. S/he will assist in production of print supplements and special sections appearing in the magazines.

The intern also will prepare images for the websites and magazines, assist with HTML creation, image files and work on presentations for webinars and sponsored newsletters. Other design duties will be assigned relative to experience.

This twelve-week summer internship will run approximately from May 22 through August 10, 2018, although dates are flexible. This is a paid, full-time internship.


  • Assisting on layout and art decisions for monthly and bi-monthly print magazines

  • Daily website/e-newsletter work on images and photos for McKnight’s Long-Term Care and McKnight's Senior Living newsletters

  • Working in HTML for customized newsletters and ads

  • Helping to prepare presentations for guest speakers and clients

  • Working on custom print or digital content

Skills and Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled or have recently graduated from an undergraduate program at a college/university

  • Excellent computer knowledge for MAC

  • Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (primarily Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Dreamweaver), some CSS and Microsoft Office

  • Experience working with a content management system

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Able to work well under pressure

  • Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks within identified time frames

  • Organized, dependable and detail-oriented

  • WordPress, video editing experience a plus

  • Must provide own housing and transportation to and from work

Application Instructions:

Please include your cover letter (attn: Mark Speakman), resume, three (3) PDFs of creative work as attachments and a link to an online portfolio (if possible) by Sunday, March 18, 2018.

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