Design Intern


Do you enjoy a challenge? At Bemis we see a world of endless possibility; we thrive on making the impossible, possible, and have fun as a team making it happen! For over 100 years Bemis has partnered with the world's greatest brands to make their dreams a reality. Become part of a winning team that continuously strives to be the industry leader in innovation. Bemis Associates, a leading manufacturer of heat activated films, adhesives, water proofing seam tapes, and custom films for many industries including apparel, consumer electronics, and handbags is seeking a creative, energetic and hands-on individual to join our Design team as an Intern to help us achieve our vision of replacing sewing with bonding.

Would you like the opportunity to:

  • Work closely with internal Design Team to come up with new design concepts using Bemis product lines that are attractive and functional with a clearly stated value proposition.
  • Constructing prototypes showcasing design features.
  • Present design concepts along with working prototypes to internal business units and the Design Team.
  • Meet with large global brands and facilitate conversation about design and application using Bemis product.
  • Potential to collaborate closely with target customers to achieve their design concepts.
  • Understand assembly techniques and be able to modify designs to make manufacturing possible.
  • Learn Bemis product line and understand their general properties.
  • Take an active role in product testing.
  • Find your niche and put your talents to work!


  • Knowledge of apparel construction
  • Ability to use sewing equipment
  • Desire to be hands-on
  • Proficient in Illustrator
  • Prior experience with InDesign, Keynote, and PowerPoint a plus
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Quick learner
  • Ability to manage competing deadlines
  • Must be able to lift up to 30lbs


  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with a focus on design or marketing

At Bemis, our success is driven by our innovative, hardworking, and passionate employees. We enjoy working within a casual, dynamic, and team oriented environment. Bemis Associates is conveniently located in Shirley, MA and is an exceptional location for those that enjoy a traffic free commute, picturesque countryside, and small town feel, yet still be within minutes of a major city.

Be part of a global team! You will have the opportunity to experience our exceptional compensation and benefits packages. Bemis Associates is a global company heavily focused on long term goals, teamwork, reinvesting in the business, ecofriendly products, and social responsibility.

If you are interested in joining the Bemis team, please visit our career center at to apply.

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