"The Graphic Design Internship has allowed me to learn and explore all aspects of graphic design while getting one-on-one contact with all of my clients"

- Tory Balent

Internships

Internships

We are now hiring for web internships for the spring semester! Interviews begin the week of November 28, 2011.

Web Services Internships

Internships are available to students who have passed, or are currently enrolled in, a beginning-level web design course. An internship with Web Services can provide real-world web experience in a creative and supportive atmosphere. Web Services designs, creates, and maintains websites for the campus community including the University website, administrative units, and academic departments. During the internship you'll

  • refine your web programming skills including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP
  • learn to utilize new web technologies
  • learn to work in a web content management system
  • learn to work with timelines
  • improve software strategies and troubleshooting abilities
  • learn to work in a fast-paced, always changing, environment

Interviews are held the semester prior to the internship. To learn more, contact Laura Kling at 530-898-5460.

What to bring to the interview:

  • Your latest and greatest résumé (required)
  • A portfolio of sites that you've worked on (highly recommended)

Internships in Graphic Design Services

Graphic Design internships are available for Department of Communication Design students who have passed portfolio review and are currently enrolled in, or have completed, Type I. Under the guidance of the studio art director, a year-long internship will help you to

  • refine design and typographic skills
  • develop skills for working with printers, editors, photographers, and clients
  • plan a project from start to finish
  • work with budget and timelines
  • learn how to set up documents for a printing press and develop pre-press skills
  • improve software strategies and troubleshooting abilities
  • create portfolio pieces and gain confidence in your work

Students applying for internships will have an opportunity to show their work and participate in an interview. Interviews are held the semester prior to the internship. Please contact Ron Linzy at 530-898-4393 for more information. 

What to bring to the interview:

  • Your latest and greatest résumé (required)
  • A portfolio of what you consider your best work.
    Please include some projects from your Type I and Letterforms classes. Portfolio may be all or partially digital. We'll have a computer available
  • A good sense of humor!