Graphic Design Intern

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Upperthinking, LLC
Laurel, MD
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

Upperthinking, LLC, a DMV-based lifestyle and retail brand, is currently hiring interns for the 2012-2013 academic year. These positions allow undergraduate students to spend their academic year gaining priceless hands-on experience with an independent brand in the fashion retail industry while receiving credit toward their degree programs. The Upperthinking Internship Program comprises five interns in five different positions, providing opportunities for undergraduate students of various majors and interests.

COMPENSATION
The internship positions are unpaid, but students may receive academic course credit for their work. Interns are required to notify the Upperthinking team of their institution’s requirements for receiving credit.

TO APPLY
Please send your résumé, cover letter and portfolio to info@upperthinking.com with the subject line: “Upperthinking Internship Application 2012-2013,” and be sure to include the position for which you are applying. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone for an interview. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.*

Responsibilities

Intern will work with Upperthinking’s Creative Director to:
• Assist with preparation of graphic promotional material (print and web) – includes but is not limited to: print and web advertisements, photo editing, outgoing imprinted material, web updates, etc.
• Complete all work to the best of your ability in a professional and timely manner*

*While Upperthinking promotes academic excellence and believes in making education a priority, representatives are responsible for managing their time wisely and communicating with the administrative team when complications arise (and before a deadline arrives).

Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• All applicants must be currently enrolled undergraduate students in good standing.
• All applicants must have at least 10 hours a week to dedicate to the program.
• All applicants must have proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.
• All applicants must have basic knowledge of CSS and HTML languages.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – Applicants should:
• Work well independently and as a team member
• Be reliable and organized
• Possess strong analytical and writing skills
• Be a member (and active user) of social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
• Have access to the internet, cameras and other applicable technology
• Experience with video editing

How To Apply

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