Internship posted by: Fair Trade USA
Posted on: June 19, 2013
Graphic Design Intern
Fair Trade USA, a four-time winner of Fast Company Magazine's Social Capitalist award, is an entrepreneurial non-profit organization that is the leading third party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States. Our unique market-based model links 2.5 million farming families in the developing world to more than 900 companies in the United States to bring more benefit to farmers and high-quality products to consumers. Based in downtown Oakland, Fair Trade USA is a fast-paced, dynamic environment driven by a passion for doing good in the world by harnessing the power of markets and corporate partnerships.
Overview of Internship:
We are looking for a design student to play a key role in elevating Fair Trade USA's brand presence in printed and online materials. This internship will provide exposure to a variety of graphic design tasks in a nonprofit environment with the opportunity to create a portfolio of finished products. This is a critical, hands-on position in Fair Trade USA's integrated communications department, helping to ensure brand integrity in all published materials.
Design tasks include:
10 or more hours/week for a minimum of 3 months Unpaid internship, local transportation reimbursement may be possible.
Please submit a resume and a PDF of design samples, or supply a link to your online portfolio, to the attention of Ivan Blackshear through the Careers section of our website www.fairtradeusa.org