This is an exciting opportunity for an internship in Washington, DC., with the dynamic, creative team at Throughline, a premier visual information design firm.
Throughline Inc. is an enterprise design & strategy firm headquartered in Washington, DC. We are strategists, designers, and communication experts committed to building powerful visual tools that inform and inspire stakeholders to work toward the success of their organization. Throughline is a 2016 Davey Award winner and a seven-time recipient of Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies.
You are an undergraduate/graduate student interested in joining us for a Spring/Summer 2024 Internship. You are a savvy go-getter with experience and further interests in business administration, communications, content strategy, graphic design, information design, marketing, or technology. You have a related major and a demonstrated history of initiative and achievement. You are organized, enthusiastic, smart, and personable. You actively demonstrate an eagerness to learn. You are a self-starter adept at taking direction and working semi-autonomously in a hybrid work environment.
We are looking for interns to help with communications support, research, and special projects. There will be administrative and creative support across departments. Duties will vary widely and grow with the specific talents and interests of the intern selected. Interested candidates should submit a resume and a brief cover letter displaying how they meet the following requirements:
- A creative/entrepreneurial spirit
- Strong work ethic, exemplary communication skills, and good decision-making skills
- Ability to work well under pressure while putting forward quality work and meeting deadlines
- Interest in cutting-edge, creative work for commercial and federal government clients
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite; PowerPoint and Excel a must, experience with Adobe suite a plus.
- A self-starter, able to take direction, run with a task, ask good questions, and enhance a project
- Ability to work remotely (proper set up to take calls and meetings, technology, internet, etc.)
We are seeking multifaceted, talented, intellectually curious interns who bring a strong sense of determination to projects. We encourage all team members to contribute to our company's culture and the evolution of our work from their perspectives and experience. Many of our brightest interns have been brought on with career intentions within our company. We aim to make the internship experience valuable to everyone involved: interns, sponsors/mentors, peers, and the company at large. An internship project will be agreed upon between the sponsor and intern based on their area of interest and company needs.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and a brief cover letter displaying how they meet the above requirements. Please note that a cover letter is mandatory, and applicants without one will not be considered for this role. Please include how many hours per week and/or specific hours you are available for this semester (a minimum of 20 hours per week is required). If you would like to share a portfolio or example work product, you may, if applicable.
Throughline is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D.