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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Fall 2024 Graphics Design & Emerging Media Intern in Johnston, Iowa

Fall 2024 Graphics Design & Emerging Media Intern

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Fall 2024 Graphics Design & Emerging Media Intern


$12.00 Hourly


Johnston - 50131 - Polk County, IA

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285 Iowa PBS

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7/22/2024 11:59 PM Central

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Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey with Iowa PBS, where your passion for creativity meets the power of media?

Iowa PBS, Iowa's only statewide television broadcasting network, is searching for one Fall 2024 intern to split their time between our dynamic Communications & Emerging Media divisions. If you're a college student with a passion for creativity and a desire to make a real impact on the world, our internship offers an experience that will help you achieve just that.

About Us:

At Iowa PBS, we're not just a network; we're on a mission to educate, inform, enrich and inspire viewers across the state. We're the folks who bring you those unforgettable local programs, broadcast services, and innovative educational initiatives that shape the future of our communities. Our strength lies in our diverse, talented, and dedicated team members who are at the heart of our mission. When you join us, you're not just an intern; you're a future leader in the making.

Role Overview:

Iowa PBS is seeking an exceptional Fall 2024 intern that will split their time between our Emerging Media and Communications divisions. As the Graphic Design-Emerging Media intern, you’ll gain experience with graphic imaging for TV broadcast and online media, including the creation of internal and external communications promoting statewide network programs and events. The goal of this internship is to empower you to expand your graphic design, web design and social media communications and promotions experience:

  1. Campaign Support: Prepare visuals received from PBS, Iowa PBS producers, Friends of Iowa PBS Foundation and local partners for use across multiple platforms and distribution models.

  2. Image Editing:Grow your knowledge in editing and color correcting images for 300 dpi cmyk use as well as 72 dpi rgb use.

  3. Video Editing: Gain experience in editing video files for length, color quality and crop ratio, and preparing images to support a variety of network or foundation campaigns, projects and initiatives.

  4. Team Collaboration:Work closely with a diverse team of professionals, refining your collaboration, communication and project management skills

  5. Communication Skills: Develop effective communication skills for conveying brand messages and maintaining a consistent tone across various channels.

    In addition, you can expect to learn about how local public television networks collaborate with their national network, production houses and independent producers to produce and promote their programming and services. By the end of this internship, you'll emerge with a well-rounded skill set and portfolio, ready to excel in the world of graphic design, video editing, and social media promotions, offering a meaningful impact in your future career.

    Why Iowa PBS:

    Choosing Iowa PBS for your internship isn't just about gaining experience; it's about making a difference. It's about becoming a part of something bigger than yourself. Here, you won't just find a place to work; you'll find a community that values you for your unique ideas and perspectives you bring to the team. We're not just offering an internship; we're offering an enriching experience where every day is an opportunity to grow and shine.

    Ready to start your adventure with Iowa PBS?

    Join us as we educate, inform, enrich, and inspire Iowans. If you're passionate about driving positive change and have the dedication to excel in this role, we invite you to become part of our team. Don't miss out on this chance to be a catalyst for positive change and contribute to our vibrant community.

    Apply now and kickstart your rewarding internship at Iowa PBS today!

    Iowa PBS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We're committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and we welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

This is a non-merit internship position. Positions in this class are exempt from the screening and referral requirements of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprises.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants for positions in this class must be currently enrolled students in a degree program at an accredited educational institution, as determined by the Iowa Department of Administrative Services – Human Resources Enterprise.

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285 Iowa PBS


6450 Corporate Dr

PO Box 6450

Johnston, Iowa, 50131



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