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Open call for a qualified


This unpaid opportunity is only available to current design students of registered design programs and institutions requiring an evaluated work-study experience as part of their certification or diploma criteria. All work-study practicums are limited to 2-8 weeks in duration, depending on your credit-hours requirements.

During your design practicum at GMD, you will get a better grasp of design production pipelines and how design roles fit inside a large media organization. Our goal is to support your professional development, provide an opportunity to add to your portfolio, expand your network, and help you feel a little more prepared for your big debut in the industry. 

We commit to performing your program's required evaluation and offer a Linkedin recommendation. It culminates to a team farewell lunch to fuel you up one last time before you head back to finish your studies.

Education, Qualifications and Skills

Personal Qualities

303 West 5th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1J6

  • Attention to detail
  • Fearlessness in brainstorming sessions
  • Willingness to learn
  • Self-motivated
  • Sense of humour
  • Fundamental understanding of design principals such as typography, color theory, layout, visual hierarchy, etc...
  • Comfortable with Adobe Creative Cloud software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, XD
  • Good communication skills

Position: Design Practicum Student
Office: Vancouver
Reporting to
Creative Director

Local applicants only. 

To apply for this role, please send portfolio link, cover letter and resume. 

Job Description:

  • The Design Practicum Student will assist in performing creative tasks under the leadership of the Creative Director
  • Collaborate with members of the design team, including Visual Designers, UI/UX Designers, Web Developers, Videographers, Photographers, Producers, and Social Media Strategists.
  • Learn the ins-and-outs of a digital agency + gain exposure to Western Canada's largest news and magazine publishing companies.
  • Work with creative, tech-y individuals with opportunities for pe er mentorship
  • Add new skills to your resume: receive unique training of industry software that you might not get exposed to in school
  • Our office also has free coffee and access to a candy and retro beer vending machine


Glacier Media is a Canadian business intelligence and media company. We are headquartered in Vancouver, BC.

Our digital agency ecosystem is made up of 150+ folks. We are a merry band of digital mavericks – we get things done by adapting to the ever-changing nature of the digital landscape. Creative problem solving – check.

We also endorse the growth mindset and provide resources for professional development. This includes industry conferences, online courses, software training, and peer mentoring. Constantly learning new skills – check.

  • Familiarity with Invision, Sketch, Zeplin, After Effects, Premiere, Lightroom
  • Knowledge of media publishing tools and content management systems an asset

Bonus Points