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Graphic Design Internship (Fall 2022 Semester)

Museum of Science Internships
Boston, MA
  • Expired: July 26, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Graphic Design Internship

Museum of Science, Boston

Program Description:

Integrated Marketing Communications, a department within the Marketing Division, is responsible for implementing and managing the Museum brand initiatives, designing the majority of products required by Museum staff and partners, editing the Museum website and email communications, and producing a wide range of digital products used for marketing and promotional purposes both in-house and through social media.

Position Summary:

This internship will be part of our Integrated Marketing Communications team. The role will assist with designing and/or updating print and digital marketing and communications collateral, as well as other institutional projects, in accordance with our established brand standards.


  • Graphic and production print design for directional/event signage
  • Graphic and production print design/layout for postcards, brochures, flyers, and a variety of other promotional products
  • Digital design for web (image resizing) and social media use (design IG, FB posts/online banners, etc.)
  • Assistance with print production (set up files, archive, etc.)
  • Participate in meetings and brainstorming sessions for upcoming projects

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a relevant higher education degree, a recent graduate (within a year), or a career changer
  • Ability to work on Apple Macintosh OS platform
  • Demonstrated experience in Adobe Creative Cloud applications: Illustrator, InDesign, AND Photoshop
  • Demonstrated experience in layout design and typography including Microsoft Word
  • Verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to prioritize and manage simultaneous tasks and projects for multiple internal clients/stakeholders
  • Demonstrated organization skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • A printed or digital (i.e. electronic PDF or online) portfolio is required for candidacy

Special Skills: (Preferred but not required for candidacy)

  • Experience with database software such as Asana
  • Experience with animation software like Adobe AfterEffects, Final Cut Pro
  • Hands-on production skills (i.e. making paper comps)
  • Experience with commercial print vendors
  • Photography skills including shooting, photo selection, and manipulation

Location: Hybrid; onsite day(s) location: 1 Science Park Boston, MA. Note: The Museum will supply technology (e.g. laptop and software) required for this position for hybrid schedule)

Length of Internship: Fall semester Sept.- Dec. 2022

Work Schedule: 2-3 full days a week (14-28 working hours with an unpaid lunch hour each day) between Monday-Friday 9a-5p. Hybrid options: If 2 days a week, 1 office/1 work from home (wfh); if 3 days a week, 2 office/1 wfh.

  • Note: The Museum will supply the technology (e.g. laptop and software) required for this position for a hybrid schedule)

Pay Rate: $14.25 for undergraduates, $14.50 for individuals who have graduated a higher education program.

Application Notes:

  • This Graphic Design Internship application requires 1. cover letter 2. resume 3. a printed or digital (i.e. electronic PDF or online) portfolio.
  • The Museum will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities who need an accommodation to fully participate in the application and/or interview process. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact the Internship Office via email:
  • No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within four to six weeks of initial application.

Special Notes: Intern benefits include free parking in the Museum garage, close proximity to the Green Line, free admission, discounts in the Museum store and café and much more!

The Museum of Science is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability or protected group status. Federal and State law prohibit employment discrimination.

It is the Museum of Science's policy when recruiting, hiring, training, promoting, and terminating employees to comply with those laws which prohibit discrimination as to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, citizenship status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability, military status, status as a disabled, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or other covered veteran or any other protected status under applicable law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees, interns and volunteer are treated with respect and dignity.

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02114 USA


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