Graphic Design/Communications Intern

Wage

Interns receive a stipend for the semester

Hours per week

25 hours/week fall and spring/winter; 40 hours/week summer

Published

10/22/2018

Address

1000 Vermont Ave, NW
Suite 500
Washington
DC
20005
United States

Description

The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) is accepting applications for a Graphic Design/Communications Intern for the Spring 2019 (January-May) semester, Summer 2019 (June-August) and Fall 2019 (September-December) semester. Interns are highly valued and fully integrated into our staff work. We seek students passionate about social justice issues, with excellent writing and interpersonal skills.


This is a combination Graphic Design/Communications Internship position, where the intern will design projects such as social media images, posters, and factsheets; produce videos for the upcoming Annual Forum and Leadership Reception; and update content on the NLIHC website. The intern will also will prepare and distribute press materials, assist with media research and outreach for publication releases, work on social media projects, and maintain a media database and tracks press hits. Graphic design and Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) experience needed. Applicants MUST provide 3 design samples (or link to online portfolio) in addition to a writing sample in order to be considered for this position.


Interns are expected to work 25 hours a week for the Spring and Fall Semesters and 40 Hours a week for the Summer Semester. Two semester placements are possible. NLIHC provides modest stipends and flexible working hours for interns that are taking classes.


A cover letter, resume, 3 portfolio samples (or link to online portfolio) and writing sample must be submitted for consideration. In your cover letter, please specify the position(s) for which you applying and that you are interested in the Spring 2019, Summer 2019 or Fall 2019 internship.


Interested students should send their materials addressed to: Ellen Errico, Creative Services Manager, National Low Income Housing Coalition, 1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20005 eerrico@nlihc.org.

How To Apply

eerrico@nlihc.org

Applicants MUST provide 3 design samples (or link to online portfolio) in addition to a writing sample in order to be considered for this position. They should be included as attachments to your email. In your cover letter, please specify the position(s) and semester for which you are applying.


Interested students should send their materials to: Ellen Errico, Creative Services Manager, National Low Income Housing Coalition, 1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20005 at eerrico@nlihc.org. No phone calls please.


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