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Communications And Graphic Design Intern

Job Type: Unpaid internship
Hours: 15-20 hours per week

This internship will provide key work experience in graphic design, marketing, and communications working as part of an in-house design team at a nonprofit organization. This internship offers the opportunity to build a client-based portfolio while working in an active, upbeat organization.

Duties & Responsibilities
Projects may include, but will not be limited to:

  • Concept to print/distribution process including design, layout, photo editing, copy-editing and research of printing and distribution methods 
  • Help write content for brochures, annual reports, newsletters and other materials as assigned.
  • Coordinate regularly-scheduled photo shoots
  • Prepare artwork files for print
  • Perform marketing research and general administrative tasks as needed.

Skill Requirements

  • Internships are open to college juniors and seniors or recent graduates majoring in an appropriate field
  • Experience or coursework of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator) or similar graphic design program required
  • Strong proficiency in both writing and editing. Excellent design skills with a strong focus on typography and layout
  • Must show a portfolio of previous applicable graphic design work
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Experience/strong interest in writing and editing copy for marketing materials
  • Resourcefulness, problem-solving skills, ability to take initiative and to work both independently and as a team is vital
  • Experience in using the Internet to conduct research
  • Interest in philanthropy and/or nonprofit administration

Additional Info:
Prefer a six-month commitment

How to apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Marketing & Communications Associate

Make-A-Wish® Minnesota
1919 University Ave W
Suite 415
St. Paul, MN 55104
(612) 767-9474