Graphic Design and Production Internship
January–June (Application Deadline - October 1st)
March–August (Application Deadline - October 1st)
July–December (Application Deadline - Open until filled)
Job Description: The NOLS Design and Production Internship is a six-month position in the creative department at an international nonprofit. The internship provides an opportunity to experience a wide range of design and layout projects. Candidates must have a strong sense of design and bring production abilities and an enthusiasm for communicating in an effective and lively manner. You'll be an integral part of creating printed pieces from conception to layout to press.
Location: NOLS International Headquarters, Lander, Wyoming
Internship term: 6 months
- Strong production skills a must. Experience with Quark Xpress, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
- Graphic design or related experience preferred
- NOLS graduate preferred
- Assisting with layout and production of The Leader, the NOLS alumni newsletter
- Layout and production of staff and donor newsletters
- Layout and production of alumni reunion posters
- Layout and production of marketing materials
- Layout or design of other publications and projects as assigned
- Assisting with administrative duties for the publications department, including but not limited to photographer photo payments.
Personal, Educational and Professional Development Opportunities:
- Add printed pieces to your design portfolio.
- Gain experience with preparing layout files for press, and become more familiar with the larger process of printing by bidding projects with printers, reviewing printer proofs, and attending a press check.
- Receive a staff discount on a NOLS course of one month or shorter and attend staff seminars where openings exist.
- Receive one additional week off to be applied towards a personal wilderness trip.
- College credit available if requested.
Contact: Applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and at least three design samples to:
Samantha Baker, Senior Graphic Designer
National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)
284 Lincoln St.
Lander, WY 82520
Electronic applications preferred. Mailing design samples in addition to electronic submission is acceptable.