We Made This is a London based graphic design studio specializing in delicious print work. They also have a great blog. Today, it features their advice to prospective interns, but anyone looking for a job should read the whole post.
Often the first point of contact is an email. Some tips on that would be: always find a named person to send your email to; don’t CC all the agencies you’re applying to; and make sure you tailor your email to each company individually rather than copying and pasting (we have a stack of emails sent through from students telling us why they’d really like a placement at NB:Studio).