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Graphic Design Intern
Date inactive: 1/1/2013

Name Of Requesting Organization:  Charles County Government   www.charlescountymd.gov

Address:  200 Baltimore Street.  La Plata, MD.  20646.  Contact Person:  Nikki Bradburn, Recruitment Administrator.  email:  bradburn@charlescounty.orgPhone:  301-645-0585

When Is Internship:  All Semesters

Description Of Internship:  Excellent opportunity in an unpaid internship for ambitious student(s) to learn more about the functions of County Government while earning college credit. As a Graphic Design Intern for Charles County Government's Media Office, the Intern will play an important role in creating materials for marketing and promoting events, programs, and services. The Graphic Design Intern is responsible for assisting with print design and final production. Projects include flyers, posters, advertisements, brochures, invitations, and other print collateral. The position will be mentored and supervised by the Media Specialist. Skills Required Strong portfolio of previous print projects. Knowledge and experience using design applications such as Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat. Design, create, and prepare final production-ready artwork for collateral, advertising, online media and promotion support materials. Determine project objectives in detail and prepare specifications for production and obtain cost estimates as needed. Review press and pre-press samples to ensure specified quality and production meets standards. Proof completed jobs before and after the printing process. Maintain job orders and samples. Participate in organization's identity and brand reviews. Serve as advocate for adherence to brand guidelines and usage. Positive attitude to contribute to a successful team environment. Organized and detail oriented. Desire for consistent professional development and eagerness to accept new challenges. This internship requires 16-24 hours a week. Students from any majors and any year in college will be considered. This is an unpaid internship. Interns may qualify for college credit and should consult with their college Career Center for eligibility. To apply: submit a Volunteer/Intern Application and resume to the Department of Human Resources, Charles County Government Building, P.O. Box 2150, La Plata, Maryland 20646. Applicants with special needs, please contact the Department of Human Resources voice phone number 301-645-0585 or MD Relay Service TDD 711.

Qualifications:  Graphic Design major

Application Procedures:  You can download an application at www.charlescounty.org , then fax to 301-645-0586 or mail it to CCG/HR Attn.: Nikki Bradburn P.O. Box 2150 La Plata, MD 20646. Or you may e-mail your resume to: bradburn@charlescounty.org

Pay:  Unpaid