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Digital Media and Design Intern

Availability: Accepting applications. 2 positions available.

Start Date: June 1, 2017

Job Title: Digital Media and Design Intern

Hours: 15 hours per week, including some weekend and evening hours.

Salary: $15/hr.

Overview:
The Teaching, Research, and Learning (TRL) division of Penn Libraries provides research, instructional, and technology support to members of the Penn community and the general public. As part of the larger TRL team, the Digital Media and Design Intern will create compelling and engaging visual assets to highlight and support the work of both the Digital Scholarship and the Teaching and Learning initiatives of the TRL directorate.

Responsibilities:
The Digital Media and Design Intern will be responsible for:

  • Designing, editing, and producing print materials (ie. posters, flyers, handouts) used to promote and support TRL events, services, and resources
  • Editing and producing digital content (ie. video tutorials, photos, infographics) for use on library websites, social media, and other digital media platforms.
  • Recording video and photographing TRL-led workshops and special events.
  • Teaching workshops, creating documentation, and providing individual consultation on digital media and design software.

In addition to the responsibilities above, the intern will provide online and in-person reference assistance at the Van Pelt Dietrich-Library Center's public services hub.

Requirements:
This position is open to all qualified graduate students with a strong interest in library/information science or higher education. Strong academic background and public service orientation. Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and/or Final Cut Pro; advanced digital media and design skills are helpful but not required. Ability to learn quickly, work independently, and face new and unexpected questions on a regular basis. Our extensive training program leads us to ask for a one-year commitment.

Preferred Experience: Prior academic research experience helpful; teaching experience preferred. Team player with excellent communication skills desired.

To apply, please submit a resume, letter of interest, and 2-3 recent examples of digital media and design work to:
Dorothy Espalto
espalto@upenn.edu
Use subject line "Digital Media and Design Internship"

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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