College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Graphic Design Intern

Office of Sustainability at the University of Maryland  |  Posted: Nov 20 2014


Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

A Graphic Design Intern is needed to enhance the Office of Sustainability's on and off-campus identity and better promote campus sustainability efforts. Responsibilities include developming graphics, layouts, fliers, logos, brochures and content for the campus sustainability website (www.sustainability.umd.edu), Office of Sustainability programs and initiatives and a campus sustainability tour. The intern will also help the Office of Sustainability with general outreach at campus events and perorm other duties as assigned. 

The Graphic Design Intern will work 10 hours per week through Spring 2015. 


Qualifications:

The Graphic Design Intern must have an excellent eye for art, able to coalesce complex topics into succinct graphic layouts. Photography skills preferred to help the Office document campus events and projects. Familiarity with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Dreamweaver is a bonus. Art and graphic desgin students are strongly encouraged to apply though students in all majors with the requisite skills will be considered. 

Interns must be a current University of Maryland graduate or undergraduate student with at least a sophomore standing. A minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA is recommended. Interns are expected to have a strong interest in sustainability, a professional work ethic, and a desire to make the campus more sustainable. In addition, interns must be disciplined and self-motivated as they will take the lead on their own projects. 


Application Instructions:

Please send a cover letter and resume to sustainability@umd.edu. The one page cover letter should address the following questions: Why do you want to be a sustainability intern? What are your qualifications for the Graphic Design Intern position? What are your plans for after graduation? 


Position Closing Date:

Friday, December 5, 2014


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