Graphic Design Summer Internship

The Organization
Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is an international non-profit organization that promotes peaceful resolution of conflict. With headquarters in Washington, DC and a European office in Brussels, Belgium, SFCG’s mission is to transform how individuals, organizations, and governments deal with conflict - away from adversarial approaches and toward cooperative solutions. SFCG seeks to help conflicting parties understand their differences and act on their commonalities. With a total of approximately 600 staff worldwide, SFCG implements projects from 56 offices in 35 countries, including in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States.  The organization is an exciting and rewarding place to work, with dedicated and enthusiastic staff who loves their work.  You will be joining a highly motivated staff with a good team spirit and there will be opportunities to grow in the role.
Search for Common Ground’s Children & Youth Division works to empower children and youth to be true agents of conflict transformation in their communities. Our programs range in topic from peace education, youth-focused TV and radio shows, leadership training, and sports clinics. In all of our youth projects, we help young people show the world that they are leaders for peace.
Summary of Position
The Children & Youth Division seeks a full time or part time Graphic Design intern for Summer 2016. This intern will help support the C&Y team’s programmatic and policy work through document design, graphic creation, and other functions.
  • Design documents (such as toolkits, case studies, reports) for print and digital publication.
  • Create infographics to share information about youth programs.
  • Edit images or create other visual products to share on social media.
As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position-holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (particularly in Design and Illustrator).
  • Background in graphic design.
  • English language competency.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in graphic design
  • Interest and knowledge of international issues and conflict resolution
 Salary:  This position is not paid.
 To Apply:  Please send a cover letter, resume, and samples of design work  through our application system  https://sfcg.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=483 Submit materials for consideration by April 27, 2016. Please be sure to include projected start date, preferably in early to mid-May, 2016. No phone calls please. Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. Please see our web site www.sfcg.org for full details of our work.