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Intern - Design (Winter Quarter)

Winter Quarter 2019
Application Due Date: November 1, 2018

Title: Design Unpaid Intern
Department/Location: Communications Department
Staff Mentor: Design Manager
Learning Objectives: The intern will work on a number of concurrent projects focused around idea and concept generation, preparation of design visuals, working with existing files to make revisions, and generally helping the designers to design, present, and prepare projects. Projects include print materials, digital design, in-gallery graphics and signage along with a variety of other hands-on activities.

Intern Tasks:

  • Design print and digital materials; participate in idea-generation sessions; make corrections and edit files; assist the designers in their tasks.
  • 12 week time commitment; minimum of 20 hours per week up to 40 hours per week, schedule flexible within M–F, 9 am–5 pm office hours. January - mid March 2019

Qualifications:

  • Must have basic graphic design skills in print materials with some knowledge of digital design. Must be confident in Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Ability to work with staff and volunteers in a professional manner on a variety of tasks.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to staff, volunteers, and public.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to ask for help and accept supervision and evaluation of your work.
  • Abide by the Standards for Museum Volunteers/Interns as outlined in the Volunteer/Intern Packet.

Physical Requirements:

  • Manual dexterity.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds


Education:

  • Working towards completing an AA, BA, or some form of higher education in any discipline.


Each application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation (may be submitted separately by the writer to internships@seattleartmuseum.org)
  • Portfolio of work (include link to online portfolio or email PDF portfolio, 15MB max, to internships@seattleartmuseum.org)
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