Graphic Design Internship – Assumption Athletic Department
The goal of the Assumption athletics graphic design internship program is to provide students with hands-on experience in a variety of areas with the marketing and promotion of the College’s intercollegiate athletic programs. This program will allow the department to increase its promotional efforts, both on and off-campus, both from a communications and marketing point of view. The ideal intern candidate will possess skills in graphic design that will allow for an immediate impact to be made in the image put forth by Assumption Athletics and also be willing to brainstorm and work independently in creating new ideas. This program will be managed by the Athletic Communications Office.
Internship Responsibilities - Development of printed materials to be used in the promotion of Assumption Athletics, including but not limited to game programs, schedule posters and various special event posters - Provide creative ideas and graphics for use on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.) - Create graphics and other promotional opportunities to be utilized on the TV’s located throughout Laska Gym and also in the dining halls on campus, promoting upcoming games, special events, significant accomplishments, etc. - Provide weekly updates on projects and new ideas that are being implemented. Also, the intern should plan on meeting with the three supervisors when needed for brainstorming of ideas, updating of different projects and general oversight of the intern.
Internship Hours - Intern will work in the office for three hours on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Organizational Structure - The graphic design intern is a key contributor within the marketing and communications of the athletic department. The intern aids the Assistant AD and reports directly to that person, often getting feedback from other upper level administration on large scale projects.
Level of Independence & Supervision - The graphic design intern is given a broad framework in which to work. She works within the Athletic Communications office, however, she has autonomy and independence to work on projects without someone looking over his/her shoulder. The intern is given an idea to work with and can use their own skill an expertise to create the design as they best see fit.
Method of Evaluation - Evaluation will be three pronged.
· Attitude: The intern will be evaluated by the attitude which they bring to the office on a daily basis.
· Timeliness: The intern will be evaluated on completing projects by the deadlines which are established when each project is assigned.
· Originality and Quality: The intern will be evaluated on the quality of the projects which are completed. Also originality and creativity will also be considered when examining the final product.