Graphic Design Internship combining art & social activism
PCASC is seeking a creative and self-motivated graphic designer, strongly interested in combining the arts with social activism. The internship provides a unique opportunity to produce original body of work (to be incorporated into artists’ personal portfolio). Interns will gain practical and valuable experience in design, while learning to work in a vibrant grassroots community-organizing environment.
Deadline: Wed, Sept 14th.
Assist in the design of PCASC’s Fall newsletter, to be distributed to over 2000 people
Develop graphic design layout to be used as primary newsletter layout for the foreseeable future.
Produce logos and/or graphics for use in PCASC general publications.
Devise creative strategies for using arts to promote activism.
Work collaboratively with the PCASC team.
Strong personal interest in human rights and social justice advocacy.
Self-motivation, organization and strong communication skills.
Proficiency in Adobe CS3, Adobe Software and WordPress. Knowledge of Open Source software recommended.
Spanish language proficiency a plus.
Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
Hours: 6 – 10 hours per week as their schedule allows.
Compensation: Unpaid position but will accept inquiries for academic credit.
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: 2 months minimum commitment, newsletter is scheduled to go to print in mid-October
Apply: Please email resume, cover letter and portfolio (or link to portfolio) firstname.lastname@example.org