The Bradford Hammacher Group

Internship- Product Development Intern Summer

Job Locations US-IL-Niles
Product Development
Temporary Position
FLSA Status


Seeking a summer internship where you can be creative, learn and have fun? 

The Bradford Exchange is a global direct to consumer product marketing organization.

We are hiring an Product Development Interns for our Paid Internship Program. 


We are looking for candidates interested in pursuing a career in the product development field who are seeking hands-on experience. The Product Development Internship will be responsible for assisting Product Development teams with concepting new products and preparing those concepts for presentation to the company. Ideal candidates should possess strong traditional artistic and illustration skills, as well as demonstrated experience using Adobe Photoshop. This is a full-time, paid internship.


What you get to do each day includes:

  • Assisting product development managers in concepting and developing product series
  • Preparing product for presentation to the company
  • Mock-ups, sculpture critiques, photo manipulation, and rough concept drawings
  • Research and other administrative project management task


  • BA, BFA, MA, or MFA, in progress or completed with a major in Art, Fine Art, Illustration, or Fashion Design, or another art-related field is required
  • Experience in a clerical and/or art/craft environment is a major plus
  • Must possess excellent organizational, project management, and communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Must be detailed-oriented
  • Knowledge of MAC/PC including MS Office and Adobe Photo Shop is required; familiarity with Illustrator and/or databases (such as File Maker Pro) is helpful

What you can expect:

  • Paid internship  
  • Network and build relationships with peers
  • Intern events, lunches, outings and more
  • Professional development and training including career tips, executive leadership and change management
  • Creative work environment
  • Insite gym and meditation room 
  • On site breakfast/lunch available at company cafe 

The Bradford Exchange is a world leader in direct marketing and provider of limited-edition collectibles, gifts, home décor, and jewelry. Founded in 1973, we have an unyielding commitment to product quality and exceptional customer service which has helped us become one of the premier direct marketing companies in today’s international economy. 


The Bradford Exchange is an equal opportunity employer.


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