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OPPORTUNITY: Paid Graphic Design Fall Internship 

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Graphic Design Fall Internship Description

Minds Matter NYC is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to transform the lives of accomplished high school students from low-income families by broadening their dreams and preparing them for college success. For 25 years, every Minds Matter students has been admitted to a four-year college.


Minds Matter seeks an enthusiastic, creative and driven marketing & graphic design student intern to join the team for a 3-month fall internship. This internship is a unique and dynamic opportunity to work with a small team making a large impact in the nonprofit sector. The intern will report to the Development Manager and Executive Director as well as work with other members of the Minds Matter team.


Hours: 15 hours per week (remote work with a once per week in-person meeting)

Pay: $12/hour for 12 weeks beginning in September


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop high-quality, visually attractive, clear engaging graphic communications for an array of documents and publications suitable for print and digital channels
  • Ability to design web ads, infographics, signs, brochures, flyers and other promotional materials
  • Create & design e-newsletter, collaborating on new website pages and email marketing campaigns
  • Ability to closely adhere to organization look, feel, tone and design/font standards
  • Maintain and grow social media presence (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)



  • Must be a graphic design student with one year of graphic design experience
  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop (knowledge of WordPress is a plus)
  • Access to a computer and graphic design software is required
  • Strong proofreading skills and ability to edit copy
  • Must have excellent time management skills
  • Ability to keep projects on track creatively and in accordance with production deadlines
  • Proven success with managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must have ability to work independently as well as in partnership with a team
  • Must be able to define and work within hard deadlines
  • Belief in the mission of Minds Matter NYC


To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume and portfolio to Hannah Patridge at with subject heading “Graphic Design Fall Intern”

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