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Graphic Design Intern
County of San Mateo, San Francisco/Peninsula

Graphic Design

For more info contact:
rsoo@smcgov.org
(650) 363-1915
Close Date: May 15, 2013
Salary: $12.00 Hourly

 


SAN MATEO COUNTY PARKS

Graphic Design Internship

Summer 2013




Intern Position: Graphic Design, Parks Sign Shop


Department: San Mateo County Public Works and Parks


Location: San Mateo


Term of Assignment: Part-time (20 - 30 hours/week) for a duration of 10 – 12 weeks.  Work schedule Monday through Friday; flexible start dates: May/June.


Salary: $12.00 per hour


Intern Supervisor: Ty Kang, Supervising Ranger




The Position

The graphic design intern will work directly with the supervising Ranger who operates the Park Sign Shop to produce directional, informational and educational signs and banners for San Mateo County Parks and its customers.  Under the direction of the ranger, the intern will produce a variety of sign styles and types using state of the art equipment. The intern will learn how to operate equipment responsibly and safely and will create signs based on needs and requests.  This is an opportunity for a student of graphic arts and design to develop hands-on experience.


Ideal Candidate

Applicants currently in the process of earning an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts, Graphic Arts or recent graduates are encouraged to apply.  Candidates with the following skills are sought:


- A basic understanding of design methodologies and typography

- Ability to create designs using: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

- Ability to operate or learn how to use sign making equipment

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Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Strong organizational and project management skills

- Interest in learning about local government


Hours

The internship runs 8 – 12 weeks at about 20 to 30 hours per week. The start dates and work schedule are flexible.


How to apply

Interested applicants must submit an application online on
www.calopps.org , and include a resume and cover letter, by 4:30pm Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Please upload resume and cover letter as one document.


Contact

For questions/comments/issues relating to the application process and material submissions on www.calopps.org, please contact Regina Soo at (650) 363-1915 or rsoo@smcgov.org 

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