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Graphic Design Intern – Edmonton

Closing Date: May 24, 2022
Location: Edmonton, AB
Job Type: Contract(Summer Internship), F/T or P/T
Schedule: Monday to Friday – Day Shift

The Graphic Design Intern coordinates the design of visual materials to support staff training and student engagement. This position is only for 8 weeks starting in June, it is only open to students currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution in Canada. This is an unpaid position; this is designed for students wanting to gather work experience over the summer. Can be part-time or full-time.

The position also focuses on developing visual materials to accompany staff training and online student orientation in residence, such as infographics, and interactive elements of education modules that enhance engagement and information retention. Furthermore, the successful candidate will also be responsible for designing various visual systems and applying them to various collateral for events and promotional campaigns. This includes logos, print material and digital material.

This position is designed as an advanced student work opportunity for those interested in gaining experience in graphic design, photography, and educational technology in a student affairs context.


Assisting the marketing team, which includes:

  • Help design collateral materials for student or staff training based on a given theme including logo, swag items, stickers, newsletter template, Google Slides template, etc.
  • Assist in developing and updating course graphics and catalogues, ensuring the course maintains a consistent style guide
  • Occasional Photograph sessions and activities during student staff training for future use in promotional materials
  • Updating and editing existing content based on research, staff feedback and current trends
  • Assist with the development and execution of social media content and engagement, including social media posts, stories, Instagram Lives, photography and illustrations for blog posts, etc.
  • Designing and distributing informative and educational newsletters to residence staff using MailChimp
  • Support the development and design of collateral materials and messaging for student recruitment campaign, including posters, newsletter graphics, photography, and social media content


  • Studying a Diploma or Bachelor’s degree from a reputable Canadian College or University with areas of study such as Adobe Creative Suite, Google Apps, E-Class/Moodle, and web design
  • Education in a Design or digital arts field is an asset but not necessary
  • Communicate effectively to groups and individuals (verbally, in writing, and visually)
  • Strong collaboration, critical thinking, and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to self-manage, organize, and prioritize independently, care for one’s own health and wellness, and be open to continued learning and development

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