Graphic Design Intern
Job Details
Participate Learning - Chapel Hill, NC
Graphic Design Intern

Hours: 15-25 hours/week

Position Summary:

The Graphic Design intern will report to the design manager and will work closely with the marketing and design teams to manage tasks that support all areas of our company. Your skills will be used to create print and digital assets, social media ads, email marketing assets, and additional needs that support our school and teacher programs. Participate Learning offers a fun company culture that supports innovation and self-sufficiency. You will also leave your time at Participate Learning with a portfolio of real-world experience. As a proud Best for the World, B Corporation, this role is a key contributor to helping Participate Learning promote engaging learning environments, and empower teachers and inspire students to create impact on a global scale.

Who you are:

  • Passionate about crafting engaging designs and interested in growing as a well-rounded designer

  • Comfortable giving and receiving design feedback

  • Enrolled in or a graduate of a Graphic Design or Visual Communications focused program at a university or equivalent work experience

  • Must have a portfolio demonstrating your abilities in design, typography, color theory and layout

Key Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop

  • Self-starter that can take basic instructions and get the work done

  • Great attitude and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Must be organized and detail-oriented

  • Comfortable working in a small team dynamic

  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS a plus


Essential Functions: 

  • Create a wide-range of creative assets using Adobe Creative Suite

  • Create and maintain appropriate naming and archiving conventions

  • Familiarity with Google Suite and Mac OS


Due to the nature of our work with teachers and schools, COVID-19 vaccine is a requirement for new hires, however the company will consider accommodations for disability and religious reasons.