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New internship opportunities in marketing, design at UMBC

Posted on August 7, 2007 3:03 PM |Permalink |Comments (0)

Marketing Internship
The Office of Student Life, Office of Institutional Advancement, and The Commons, commonvision are seeking student interns to be a part of the marketing agency. This agency is responsible for marketing and publicity for major campus programs and student life under the guidance and supervision of the Associate Director of Student Life, the Associate Director of Marketing, Coordinator of commonvision. There are two different opportunities within this internship – designers (print and multimedia) or project managers.
Job Description:
Interns will have the opportunity to develop and sharpen skills in a variety of areas including:
conducting social research
writing and editing
developing a marketing campaign
creating publicity pieces
working on a team
attend campus events
strengthening communication skills
balancing student needs with the Office of Student Life needs in regards to marketing
using various graphic software programs
participating in weekly team meetings

Designer Qualifications:
We are seeking interns who have some familiarity with marketing concepts. Candidates must be
creative, have good oral and written communication skills, and be able to work effectively with others as a team. Ideally, candidates will have experience with graphics software programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark/InDesign. Multimedia software knowledge is a plus (web and video programs). GPA requirement 2.5.

Project Manager Qualifications:
We are seeking interns with good interpersonal, organization and management skills. Project managers should be creative thinkers who can organize a team and have an interest in learning about branding and marketing techniques. Candidates must have good oral and written communication skills, and be able to work effectively with others as a team. GPA requirement 2.5.
Hours: Each intern is expected to work between 12-15 hours each week. Schedules may change some from week to week depending on the status of each project in relation to the pre-established time-line.
Interns may receive academic credit for the internship through the Shriver Center/academic department or receive payment starting at $7.50 an hour. Interns either receive pay or credit, not both.
Lee Calizo 410-455-1754
Dave Daniel 410-455-6885
Laura Schraven 410-455-1884

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