SUMMER 2020 UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY 

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION

DIGITAL (GRAPHIC DESIGN), NY 

The Digital, Tech & Analytics Department of the National ACLU Digital Team has an opening for a Graphic Design undergraduate internship in New York. 

For 100 years, the ACLU has been our nation’s guardian of liberty, working in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Whether it’s ending mass incarceration, achieving full equality for the LGBT community, advancing racial justice, establishing new privacy protections for our digital age, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion, the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties and civil rights cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach. With more than one million members, activists, and supporters, the ACLU is a nationwide organization that fights tirelessly in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C., for the principle that every individual’s rights must be protected equally under the law, regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, and record of arrest or conviction. 

INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW

The digital team is searching for a Graphic Design intern who will support the work of the Creative Team within the Digital Department.

  • Time Commitment: The internship requires a full-time commitment of 35 hours per week.
  • Internship Duration: Internships are a 10-week period. Summer interns are expected to start on June 1 or June 22
  • Stipend: A stipend is available for those students who do not receive outside funding and/or course credit. Arrangements can be made with educational institutions for work/study or course credit.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Support photo and video asset management system
  • Website and multimedia graphics and design collateral
  • Social media promotional design; memes
  • Online advertising design support; buttons, banners
  • Print project support
  • Creative process coordination as directed by Digital Design lead
  • Other duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Interns should possess the following:

  • Digital design and/or print experience on Mac (PC okay).
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Premiere, After Effects or video editing skills welcome.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced working environment.
  • A commitment to civil liberties, civil rights, and social justice.
  • Commitment to the mission of the ACLU

 

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and accepted until the position is filled.

 

This posting provides a general but not comprehensive list of the opportunities of the internship. It does not represent a contract of employment. The ACLU reserves the right to change the posting at any time without advance notice.

The ACLU is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance applying online, please e-mail benefits.hrdept@aclu.org.  If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.

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