Design 2022 Internships

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Design internships are typically offered in the below business areas.


Graphic Design

Work alongside experienced, talented designers to create and produce a variety of corporate finished design projects, working to support our print, publications and exhibits, video, web, and production teams. You’ll also be involved in preparations for the annual Esri User Conference (Esri UC).


UX/UI and UX Research

Help drive Esri's culture of user-centered design by working alongside our UX, UI, and research teams. You'll work closely with our talented team members to craft designs or perform studies that make Esri's software, apps, and websites better for people and the world.


Program Timeline

  • Applications Accepted: September 1–January 31, 2022 at 5:00 pm PST
  • Interviews: Students selected for phone interviews will be notified by email on a rolling basis October 2021–January 31, 2022
  • Internship: 12 weeks beginning in late May or June

Note: After the January 31 application deadline, we will begin providing regular updates to all applicants on a rolling basis. Please log back into your account to view application status updates.


Basic Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year bachelor’s, master’s, or PhD program at a university in the United States; undergrads must be in junior or senior standing
  • Ability to obtain work authorization in the United States in 2022
  • Able to complete a 12-week internship beginning in May or June 2022

Additional Graphic Design Requirements

  • Link to portfolio featuring examples of interaction design work
  • Majoring in graphic design
  • Experience in design production, quality assurance, Adobe Creative Suite, and different design collateral 

Additional UX/UI and UX Research Requirements

  • Holistic thinker, collaborative worker, creative problem-solver.
  • Basic UX or UI design experience, such as conceptual ideation, wireframing, and prototyping.
  • Familiarity with various design research methodologies, such as qualitative interviewing, usability research, ethnography, or mixed method studies.

About Esri

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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