Photo Studio - Art Direction Summer Intern


The Express Summer Internship Program is a 10-week paid program that offers undergraduate Juniors and Seniors the opportunity to work with and learn from experienced professionals while gaining exposure to various aspects of a retail fashion company. The Summer Intern class will include students interested in hands-on experience in an area of interest and exposure to cross-functional collaboration as well as gaining valuable professional development.

The 2023 program runs from June 5th to August 11th, and positions will be available in our Columbus, Ohio headquarters.


  • Work alongside Express' Photo Studio professionals
  • Pull inspirational social and photography swipe to support the seasonal concepts
  • Assist in the creation of social campaign from casting, ideating, assigning looks and capturing and editing content
  • Learn on-set art direction for on-figure and off-figure, reviewing final edits with Art Director
  • Attend monthly Style Out meetings
  • Assist in organizing monthly assets for each month
  • Available to attend photoshoots if necessary
  • Additional duties as assigned

Key Attributes
  • Interested in a career in fashion retail or a specialized department
  • Curious and eager to learn
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Mature, responsible, reliable
  • Strong computer skills -Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Basic knowledge of Google Drive
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexible and adapt to change quickly

  • Availability to work full time (40 hours per week)
  • Preferred GPA at or above 3.2


As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class. Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.

Notification to Agencies: Please note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.