Graphic Design Internship

Category: 
User Experience/Graphic Design
Status: 
Internship
Post Date:  
10/05/2017
Contact Email: 
Description: 

EnterpriseWorks & University of Illinois Research Park
Graphic Design Internship

Are you a talented student studying graphic design who loves working in both print and digital formats? Do you enjoy working with different types of people? Do you thrive in a fast paced, team oriented atmosphere?

On our team you will have the opportunity to take the lead on meaningful, high-impact projects. You will collaborate and network with high-level executives and entrepreneurs alike as well as other interns from a diverse spectrum of disciplines. Past UIRP interns have gone on to work for companies like Infosys, Boeing, PwC, the Denver Broncos, and Capital One.

We Have:

  • A technology hub for corporate research and development operations.
  • An award-winning incubator that focuses on science and research-based startup companies commercializing technology from the University of Illinois. 
  • A multifaceted team of professionals and interns dedicated to helping our startups and corporations thrive in the Research Park.
  • An internship program that encourages professional development through project-based learning. 

You Have:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Ability to work in presentation software such as PowerPoint and Prezi
  • Experience in many different types of design, such as print and digital
  • Ability to quickly solve new design problems
  • Strong layout and typography skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environments and balance multiple projects
  • Ability to work on short deadlines
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Graduating no earlier than May 2018

You Might Also Have:

  • A major in Graphic Design or similar field
  • Writing and editing skills
  • Experience with campus printing services
  • Photography skills
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS

Does this sound like a job for you?  What are you waiting for?!

To apply: Submit your cover letter, resumé, link to your portfolio and a sample of graphic work to Associate Director of the University of Illinois Research Park, Laura Weisskopf Bleill, lwbleill@illinois.edu. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, we are looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

Compensation: Hourly wage will be $12-$14.00/hour based on experience, and will be paid by the University of Illinois.

Reporting: Position reports to Assistant Director of Talent and Programming.

Timing: Student is expected to work approximately 10-15 hours per week during the academic year and full time over Summer Semester 2018 pending successful performance reviews.

For more information, please visit www.researchpark.illinois.edu .