Company: The Nation  (
Unpaid Internship

Duration: September – December 2014
Starts: September
Compensation: Internship position is not compensated; intern may be eligible for college credit. The Nation will offer a stipend to cover travel / meal expenses.
Hours: TBD based on program (2-3 days per week). Schedule negotiable.

About this position
We are currently looking for a Graphic Design Intern to join our team for project-based work during the fall. The candidate will work primarily with our internal Creative, Design and Branding team in our Chelsea-based NYC office.

The ideal candidate should have a clean aesthetic that works well with corporate branding. He / she should be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite for print and web. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: vector illustration, typography and editorial design, layout, image editing, presentations, and print mechanicals.

Specifications / Qualifications
– Candidate needs to be a creative thinker with a passion for aesthetics and graphic design
– Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
– Strong vector illustration skills
– Ability to take creative direction
– Must have excellent time management skills
– Ability to work on-site, on a flexible schedule
– Ability to work as part of a team or independently
– Must be organized and detail-oriented
– Familiarity with web design preferred but not required
– Sense of humor a must

– College credit
– Build your portfolio of work
– A great opportunity to learn from industry-recognized, award-winning creatives
– A chance to experience and play an active role in a collaborative environment
– Flexible scheduling

Intern can expect to learn

– The skills needed to participate in a professional, creative work environment
– The roles within a creative agency, and a better understanding of how the branding / design industry works
– Acquire further, relevant experience in the use of design programs
– Learn how to better communicate with co-workers and potential clients

Application Details

To apply
Send email to with subject line “Graphic Design Internship: Fall”. Include:
– Resume
– Link to up-to-date portfolio of work

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