Graphic Design / Multi-Media Internship

Fall, Spring and Summer Internship positions available

Looking for an internship where you can make a difference in the lives of others?

Ready to be challenged in a fast-paced, forward-thinking environment? Want to learn the ins and outs of non-profit marketing and put your creativity to work while earning college credit? The Y might be the place for you!


Please send your cover letter & resume to:

Julie Eaton, Director of Marketing and Communications:


Our interns learn basic public relations and marketing skills that allow a different view of the 
world while building their portfolio. Interns learn basic design and production skills 
along with hands-on technical experience. He/she will also exemplify the character values of 
caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in the performance of all job duties.



  • Maintain the Y brand by developing, implementing and maintaining consistent, accurate and 
    professional publications and promotional materials. Maintain the integrity of the Y logo by 
    adhering to the graphic standards set-forth by the YMCA of the USA.

  • Opportunity to contribute creative ideas.

    • Working with in-house clients to brainstorm design ideas.

  • Build Software experience in Adobe Creative Suite and Macromedia (PC)

  • Photography & Social Media Experience
  • Grow familiarity with photography and editing, as well as various media platforms.

  • Create Templates for Sports, Swim Schedules, Group Ex, Holiday Hours, etc. for online 

  • Proofing process to take a job from idea to production.

    • Design and develop visually consistent annual publications including but not limited
      to tri-fold brochures for each branch within the association, multiple-paged brochures for Camp Wakonda and sports programs; informational graphics, booklets, forms, applications, letterhead and envelopes.

  • Work with Executive Directors and Departmental Directors to develop promotions for special 
    events, including but not limited to invitations, banners and programs, signage, etc.​

  • Meet all production deadlines.

  • Other duties non-specified, as required.