Red Hen Press is committed to publishing works of literary excellence, supporting diversity, and promoting literacy in our local schools. We seek a community of readers and writers who are actively engaged in the essential human practice known as literature.

1540 Lincoln Ave. Pasadena, CA 91103




This internship is for applicant who desire hands-on experience in design, especially related to publishing. Ideal candidates will have an excellent visual eye, a strong background in art and design, and an avid interest in literature.The Design Intern works closely with the Production Associate and Publisher to maintain Red Hen's high visual standards and established book design brand. Responsibilities may include: laying out, proofreading, and inputting corrections to manuscripts, catalogs, and galleys; presenting artwork ideas for and designing book covers; designing brochures, posters, advertisements, and other promotional materials; researching for various projects. This position will work about 32 hours a week from September to December, with option to work remotely part time.


Proficiency in Adobe inDesign, familiarity with Photoshop and Illustrator, background in digital art or graphic design

How to Apply

Please send a resume, cover letter, and a portfolio to with “LACDAC Internship” in the subject line. The portfolio can be in any format—a PDF, a website, images to download, etc.—as long as we are able to see samples of your recent design work.