Graphic Design Intern
Job Details
Entry
AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION - WASHINGTON, DC
Internship
4 Year Degree
Day
Design
Graphic Design Intern

About AGU 

AGU is a global community of 130,000 Earth and space scientists, advocates and experts. As the Graphic Design Intern, you will be part of a dynamic association that publishes peer-reviewed journals and scientific books and convenes the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world. Through our initiatives, such as mentoring, professional development and awards, AGU upholds and fosters an inclusive and diverse scientific community.   

AGU offers our employees great benefits, including flexible work schedules, retirement savings options, as well as health, dental, life and disability insurance. AGU also provides exciting opportunities for professional development and tuition support.  

Graphic Design Intern 

  • Conceptualizes, designs, executes and effectively communicates the strategic intent for creative solutions that consistently and clearly communicate AGU’s brand identity, vision and values and messaging to a variety of critical target audiences.  

  • Creates designs for marketing materials, events, digital properties, social media and other visual assets to support AGU’s goals, programs and initiatives. 

  • Researches, develops and designs magazine spreads, covers, in-house advertising and web assets for Eos, AGU’s award-winning monthly news magazine, adhering to established production standards, schedules, deadlines and budgets. 

  • Works collaboratively and openly with the Strategic Communications and Marketing  department on projects, ensuring that all work meets programmatic goals while following AGU’s brand standards. 

  • Other duties as assigned. 

  • Position Type:  Full-Time (3 months) 

     

Skills Requirements
  • A Bachelor's degree in graphic design and/or current student or graduate graphic design program 

  • Ability to convey complex ideas through imagery and design to support the achievement of key marketing and communications goals. 

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat, as well as the Microsoft suite of products. 

  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects at the same time on a tight deadline. 

  • Takes direction well and can excel in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment. 

  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail a must. 

  • Strong portfolio that exhibits a proficiency of graphic design principle

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