Virtual Graphic Design Intern

Closing Date: 
12/2/2020 11:59 PM Central
Job Description: 
All applicants must apply through this link: 
Attachment of resumes and cover letters is highly encouraged.

Our Mission

Iowa PBS educates, informs, enriches and inspires Iowans.


Iowa PBS is Iowa's statewide public broadcasting network. Approximately 100 full and part-time employees work at Iowa PBS serving our audiences with local programs, broadcast services, and education and outreach initiatives that contribute to our mission. Our organization is made strong by highly-qualified, diverse and talented staff members who are vital to Iowa PBS's future. Working at Iowa PBS will provide you the opportunity for robust career development. We consider the employees at Iowa PBS to be our most valuable resource.

Virtual Graphic Design Internship

Department: Communications

Job Description:

Iowa PBS is seeking a virtual intern looking to expand their graphic design skills. This intern will gain experience working with industry professionals, designing graphics for a variety of platforms in an educational environment mentored by communications professionals.

Preferred Candidates:

One year of undergraduate study in Graphic Design, Journalism or related field
A full understanding and working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign)
Experience and knowledge of design fundamentals and principles
Familiar with designing across multiple platforms; print and on-air
Reliable access to internet

General Requirements:

Ability to work with a diverse group of people and be open to the ideas of others
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong appreciation for customer service
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
Ability to work with a highly skilled team and independently
Ability to perform under tight deadlines

This is a paid internship position, offering a flexible schedule, working approximately 10 hours per week.

Due to the pandemic, this internship will be conducted virtually through Spring term.



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.

For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description.