How to get a job at

Custom Ink

Custom Ink is an American-based online retail company that makes custom apparel such as T-shirts and sweatshirts.

What

Custom Ink

Looks For

Custom Ink looks for friendly and highly-motivated individuals who understand their core values of The Golden Rule, Ownership, and Innovation. Employees think actively about these values and act in accordance with them. Custom Ink even holds an annual “Inkademy Awards” ceremony to honor the individuals whose actions best demonstrate each core value.

History of

Custom Ink

Custom Ink is more than a t-shirt company. They have been uniting groups, elevating occasions, and bringing people together through the power of custom apparel for almost 20 years. Since 2005, when Custom Ink debuted in Inc. Magazine at #55 of fastest-growing private companies in the country, the Custom Ink team has grown more than 100-fold.

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Business Development / Corporate Development
Corporate Strategy & Partnerships
Design (UI/UX)
Engineering
Human Resources / People / Talent
Manufacturing
Marketing
PR / Corporate Communications
Project Management
Sales / Account Management
industries
CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods)
Tech
office locations
Greater DC
Greater Sacramento
Greater Richmond
Greater Dallas
2019 Revenue:
$373M

Custom Ink

Internship Programs

Custom Ink Internship Programs

Custom Ink offers a variety of internships year-round for students with plenty of room for potential growth. Interns must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.

Internship Info

Number of interns (2019):
Preferred education level:
Current undergraduate or graduate student
Perks:
  • Potential growth
  • Work life balance
  • Catered lunch once a week
  • Company outings
  • Snacks
  • Flexible remote work

Custom Ink

Interview Process

1. Initial Phone Screen

The first step is a brief phone interview with a recruiter to go over your background and interests to see if you’re a good fit.

2. Phone Interview(s)

The next step is a round of phone interviews (usually two, usually about an hour each) with staff members.

How to Prepare

Use your network

Reach out to your alumni network or employees via LinkedIn and see if they can offer you insight into Custom Ink and the interview process.

Do your research

Conduct research on Custom Ink so that you can tell an interviewer exactly how your vision, ideal work environment, interests, and goals align with theirs. Have a list of questions ready to show your passion.

Check out the custom t-shirt market

Impress your interviewers with your knowledge on the custom t-shirt manufacturing market including, but not limited to, current trends, market forecasts, and Custom Ink’s market share.

Practice makes perfect

The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type questions is imperative.


Common Interview Questions at

Custom Ink

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