Graphic Design Intern

Company Name:
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), with offices in Arlington, VA and Lincoln, NE is the trade association for over 900 consumer-owned electric cooperatives serving more than 42 million people. NRECA is committed to harnessing the strength of America's electric cooperatives into a single powerful voice. NRECA has won the following awards over the past few years:
100 Best Places to Work - ComputerWorld Magazine
50 Greatest places to Work - AARP
50 Best Places to Work - The Washingtonian
CARE Award Recipient - Recognizing organizations that promote a positive work-life balance
At NRECA, we work with people who are leaders in their fields, they are down-to-earth, hardworking professionals committed to helping our members serve their communities. Our work is interesting and constantly evolving and requiring new skills to meet the evolving needs of a dynamic industry. In this collegial, inclusive work environment, united around the compelling purpose and history of electric cooperatives, we thrive. And topping it off, NRECA cares about each person's overall well-being, encouraging health, financial security, and a sustainable work/life balance.
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NRECA''s creative services team is looking for a passionate, innovative, creative thinker with strong design skills to work on a variety of print, digital, interactive and motion projects. The graphics design intern will work on projects with senior designers to produce compelling print and digital multimedia including promotional materials, infographics, large scale event signage, social media graphics, presentations and more.
Purpose and Mission
The Graphic Design intern will assist senior designers with the following projects:
NRECA regional meetings
Devleop show looks and promotional and on-site materials for 5 regional meetings occuring throughout late summer, early fall.
Coopertative Action Network
Develop social media graphics, infographics, bill stuffers and handouts to support grassroots advocacy efforts and associated campagins suchs as .
Straight Talk multimedia
Develop multi-purpose infographics, web banners, maps and other conent to supplement editorial content provided to cooperative communicators via Straight Talk.
Other projects as needed.
Requirements and Qualifications
Preferred Degree Program: Communications; Marketing; Graphic Design; Digital Arts
Ability to work easily in both large team environments or independently
Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects)
Print production experience a plus
Must present online portfolio of work
This is an intern position. 3.0 or above GPA required and Must be a rising junior or senior.
Dates: May 19th thru August 8th, 2014
Wages: $17 per hour
Amount of Travel
Job Title : Graphic Design Intern
Location : Arlington, VA, US

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