Graphic Design/Marketing Internship

Academic Credits





$12 per hour

Hours per week

20-25 hours per week for the summer



Start Date



55 Kenosia Ave
United States


About NORD

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is the leading nonprofit organization helping over 30 million Americans who have rare diseases and those seeking to improve their lives. Since 1983, NORD’s mission is to serve as voice of the rare disease patient community, providing advocacy for fair and enlightened public policies; education for patients, their families, medical professionals and the public; and leadership and representation for rare disease patient organizations. NORD supports medical research to promote the development of safe, effective diagnostics and treatments, and it provides a broad array of patient assistance programs to assure patient access to treatments. Learn more at

Internship Summary

20-25 hours a week from a digital art student to join our non-profit Marketing & Development team. Projects will be geared toward the intern’s digital communication strengths that will help develop and add new skills they will need to build a successful career in graphic design/marketing communications.

Responsibilities Include

  • Assist in development of creative content for digital and print use
  • Research new marketing opportunities and outlets
  • Perform administrative duties for the department, as needed
  • Edit and create line extensions of current projects for print, web site, and social media
  • Organizing all shipments of marketing materials during their internship (gathering the materials, packing materials, creating labels, and getting packages out the door)
  • Website Maintenance: small updates from staff especially updates from member organizations, updating forms, uploading speaker headshots and partner logos for the summit 

Experience and Skill Set

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Coursework in marketing and communications and design
  • Creative programs like: Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
  • Knowledge in use of social media tools including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram


Flexible schedule of 20-25 hours per week

To Apply

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to Norine McArdle at: 

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to Norine McArdle at: