Print Intern

What we do

  • Design printed ephemera, websites, exhibition graphics and various other promotional materials for SVA.
  • Maintain a unified identity for SVA while communicating the College's diverse messages.
  • Collaborate with SVA staff to concept and develop major promotional and recruitment initiatives for the College.

What you'll learn

  • How to conceptualize and execute dynamic solutions to design problems.
  • How to work expressively with typography in a way that vividly promotes SVA and all it's various endeavors.
  • How to work in-depth with typography, grid systems and layout to effectively organize complex levels of information.
  • Expand your technical proficiency of Adobe software beyond what is possible in the classroom.
  • Time management, workflow solutions and best studio practices.
  • Working in a collaborative environment.

What's the deal?

We're interested in meeting new candidates for VAP's print internship to eventually join the VAP Intern Hall of Fame. Good design skills are a must. The candidate must be proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. This is a paid position for 15–20 hours per week during the school year, 30 hours per week during the summer. Interns also have the option to receive credit for this internship. The intern will have the opportunity to work under the art director to conceptualize and develop design ideas that further extend and enhance the SVA brand. This will also be a good opportunity to learn how to work in a studio environment by juggling multiple projects, collaborating with SVA staff members as well as learning how to increase your productivity by establishing a professional process and workflow. You can get a fuller sense of what we do by checking out our work here. To apply, e-mail bsmith4@sva.edu with a cover letter, résumé and links to your work online.