Graphic Design Intern

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Georgia Sports Foundation
po box 2043
Kennesaw, GA
Posted: November 07 2014
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Full-time, Paid

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Georgia State Games
(Georgia’s Grass Roots Olympics)
Graphic Design Internship

Organizational Description
The Georgia State Games is one of the largest Amateur Olympic-Style Sports Festivals in the country. We rely HEAVILY on top quality interns to operate many of our sporting Events Projects and Programs.

Student Requirements:
• We are seeking top level, organized, team oriented, talented, aggressive, outgoing and innovative interns to assist in the preparation and implementation for this year's events. Housing is also available.
• This internship is NOT for the student looking to get by, be a social butterfly or to party for the semester.
• All applicants must have strong graphic design skills and experiences in various computer software programs.

Potential Benefits of a Georgia Games Internship:
This is a tremendous experience! We have tons of interns from across the country last year. The interns get a GREAT, HANDS-ON experience. No fetching coffee. Real life planning AND implementation of public relations activities and programs is what they will experience.
• Earn academic credit.
• Great Portfolio opportunity with at least 50 projects.
• Real life on-the-job experience with BIG time responsibilities that other internships do not provide.
• Internships include semester-long positions.

Internship History:
• Internship program has been offered for over 22 years
• Students have come from the following US States: AK, AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MS, MN, NC, ND, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI and WV and from the countries of Canada, England, Germany and Hungary just to intern with the Georgia Games.
• Internships are first offered to students completing the internship for academic credit.
• Interns have turned down the United State Olympic Committee, Professional and College programs to intern with the Georgia Games.


General Description
The Graphic Design Interns are responsible for designing a multitude of projects and assisting 20 other staff members with all of their projects.


• Design artwork for 40+ different sporting events to be included on merchandise, posters, fliers, etc.
• Design annual report to be submitted to State Legislator
• Design various award certificates for sportsmanship awards, scholastic sports Olympiad, etc.
• Design and produce the promotional booklet, schedule card, and Official Programs as needed
• Design and Co-Produce a newsletter that reaches volunteers, sponsors and sport organizations. List includes over 40,000+ circulation.
• Oversee all outgoing publications and promotional materials.
• Coordinate with Event Operations, PR and website staff to ensure compliance with all needed activities.
• Assist with on-site event management at designated events
• Complete all other duties as assigned.


Requirements / Placement:
• Should have an extensive knowledge of graphic design software.
• Priority will be given to those students completing the internship for academic credit and/or for a graduation requirement.
• Priority will be given to students currently enrolled in college.
• Should have a basic knowledge of many of our sports.
• Helpful, but not required, to have some experience in t-shirt printing or knowledge.
• Work well with others as pat of a team
�� Solid work ethic, able to meet tight deadlines

To Apply:
Go to under internships and complete an:
1) Application
2) Sports questionnaire
3) Resume
4) Cover letter.
5) Sample graphic design work

Submit ASAP via email to:

Offered throughout the year:
Beginning in one of three semesters: January, May and August Semesters.

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