Creative Services/Graphic Design Intern – Summer 2016

Title: Creative Services/Graphic Design Intern – Summer 2016
Department: Marketing
Reports To: Creative Services Manager
Type of Internship: Part-time internship; flexible schedule

The Creative Services/Graphic Design intern will work with the museum’s Marketing staff in support of the department’s creative projects and design needs. This internship will involve a good deal of hands-on design work as well as file organization. There are opportunities for contributing ideas about branding and design, including collateral, advertising, direct mail and email.

Key Components and Essential Functions of this role include:

  • Help maintain and organize image database
  • Help execute fast turn signage needs for various museum functions and activities
  • Assist with image research for reference
  • Assist with creating collateral for exhibition openings and special events as needed
  • Help create templates and presentations for internal usage
  • Proof reading of print and web materials


  • Assist with assembling materials across departments for creative projects
  • Assist in reviewing proofs for print production
  • Help with competitive analysis and compiling sample library
  • Organizational tasks

Salary: Unpaid internship


  • A love for art and a passion for the Gardner Museum
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to take ownership over projects and work proactively
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn and contribute to the department and Museum as a whole
  • Demonstrated ability to create beautiful communication materials
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Great eye for design and layout
How To Apply:
To Apply
Join our dedicated, talented team of employees, interns and volunteers, who are passionate about the work they do to support the Museum’s mission. To apply for this position, please use the Museum’s online application system, this is our preferred application method: Both a cover letter and resume are required
The Gardner Museum is committed to affording equal opportunities to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disabilities, marital status or sexual orientation. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply. The Museum is proud to embrace the goals of Commonwealth Compact ( and pledges to measure its progress toward those goals over time, using the Commonwealth Compact benchmarks.
We receive many resumes and kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.
Apply by:
April 20, 2016