Graphic Design Interns

Chicago Transit AuthorityChicago, IL

3 months ago


2023-2024 Yearlong Outreach and Engagement Graphic Design Intern - ( 2300009B ) Description Chicago Transit Authority is the second largest transit system in the country! Our college internship program offers summer and year-long internships that provide students with valuable work experience, professional development, and mentorship. Students receive exposure to the discipline of the workplace and are guided by subject matter experts who assist them in acquiring the skills, knowledge, and experience needed to perform in today's technically demanding careers. Interns at CTA work in a range of departments across the Authority. Our internships are project-based; therefore, the skills that we seek vary based on the needs of the projects during each term. All majors are welcome to apply, but please see education experience/requirements for specifics about what disciplines each internship project is seeking. Internships are part-time (15 hours per week) during the school year and full-time (40 hours per week) during the summer. In this role within the Outreach and Engagement unit, interns will: Develop concepts for recruitment materials to help promote CTA jobs and careers Design and update social media posts, video and ad content for employee engagement initiatives and programs Format designed materials for different types of print and digital media Qualifications Educational Experience/Requirements: Preferred Major(s): Graphic Design, Visual Design, Visual Arts, Animation, Advertising, Marketing, or related major Preferred Level of Education: College Junior and Above Required enrollment status: Full-time (as defined by your academic institution) in a degree program at an accredited college or university Physical Requirements: The demands associated with the normal office environment Must be able to comply with office policy to work on-site twice a week Light physical activity, including walking outdoors and climbing stairs Chicago Transit Authority requires all employees to be COVID-19 vaccinated. If you are offered employment, proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required as a condition of employment and as part of the hiring process. Visit for full notice. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong Microsoft Office and computer skills Good oral and written communication skills Good analytical and critical thinking skills Good organizational skills with attention to detail Good project management skills Adobe Creative Suite (PhotoShop, InDesign, AfterEffects, PremierPro, Illustrator, etc.) Additional Details: Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate and may be higher or lower than target. Applicants, if hired,must comply with CTA's residency ordinance. CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, unfavorable military discharge, disability or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws; except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for our workforce and supporting the communities we serve. CTA will make reasonable accommodations for the known disabilities of otherwise qualified applicants for employment as well as its employees, unless undue hardship would result. If you require an accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact prior to the submission of your application or upon notification of your actual test date. CTA will work with you to determine if an accommodation can be provided. Primary Location : USA-Illinois-Chicago Job : Internship Job Posting : Aug 15, 2023, 4:52:33 PM Position Type: : Part-time Temporary (PTT) Req ID: 2300009B
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  • Graphic Design42%

  • Communication9%

  • Fine And Studio Arts7%

  • Design And Applied Arts7%

  • Advertising4%

  • 225 other majors29%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Apple
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Anthropologie
  • IBM
  • Target
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Chicago, IL | $4,214/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,264

  • Miscellaneous$909

  • Food$439

  • Transportation$328

  • Utilities$274


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