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Stories

Our Stories are produced for and by students and young professionals to confront the most important issues in the world of creative careers. We believe in quality over quantity, and we pay all our contributors because their work has value.

Illustration by Calum Heath for Intern ©

Epic Fail

Laura Gordon explains why failure is vitally important for creativity and why education's framing of it is deeply counter-intuitive

Illustration by Sumena Owen for Intern ©

Whitewashed

Jaheed Hussain has never been taught by a tutor, visiting lecturer or industry professional of colour in his time at university so far. Now he's pushing for change

Jack Turits photographed by Edith Young for Intern ©

The House That Jack Built

We talk about creative process with self-confessed 'obsessive', New York City-based filmmaker Jack Turits and discover why big isn't necessarily better

Natasha Arselan of AucArt photographed by Clara Nebeling for Intern ©

Art for All

Sai Villafuerte meets Natasha Arselan of AucArt to learn how she plans to make the art market accessible for student and graduate artists

Hygge, But Louder

Siobhan Leddy meets Culture Works to see what drives the youthful agency who devise and deliver events around the world that bring creative people together

Original illustration of Stefan Sagmeister by Tomas Dogg for Intern Magazine - Beg, Borrow and Steal ©

Beg, Borrow and Steal

Stefan Sagmeister shares his characteristically cavalier tips for starting out a career in the creative industries with Rosie Flanagan

Photograph by Sophie Lee for Intern Magazine, 2017 ©

Paddle Against the Flow

We meet the creative team at sustainable outdoors brand Millican to find out how their lifestyle, work ethic and company values challenge convention

Photograph by Lauren Macabee for Intern

A Dirty Word

Kate Moross always pays interns and has little time for those who don't. Alex Hacillo and Lauren Maccabee visited Studio Moross to discuss their stance

Rising Tide

Gripped by four years of financial crisis, Portugal became a challenging environment for young people looking to start their careers, but in Porto, a new creative community is turning adversity into opportunity