Communications/Graphic Design Intern

Offered By: 
Glasshouse Policy
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Unpaid
Job Description: 
Glasshouse Policy is working to modernize politics by creating a space for unbiased, informed policy making. We believe removing the gap between citizens and policymakers will help create an engaged citizenry and a more responsive and representative government. By creating a forum for the general public, we are able to facilitate debate and compromise among policymakers, academics, and all other interested stakeholders to help craft crowd-sourced policy solutions. Ultimately, Glasshouse Policy works to introduce new ideas, new voices, and new constituencies into the political space. More information can be found at www.glasshousepolicy.org. This fall, Glasshouse Policy seeks an intern to assist with graphic design and social media outreach focused on bipartisan collaboration and crowdsourced public policy. The intern will be part of a Glasshouse Policy's policy collaborative between the public, academics, and stakeholders to find mutually agreeable policy solutions to some of Texas' most pressing policy issues. -Grow social media presence. As a Glasshouse Policy intern, you will manage Glasshouse Policy’s social media presence. On a day to day, you will assist by writing blogs, social media posts, and newsletters. - Execute graphic design projects. Glasshouse Policy utilizes infographics as a way to simplify complex policy issues. The intern would need to have some experience creating and designing data visualizations and infographics. - Program support. Glasshouse Policy interns will help execute programming by assisting with event promotion, media strategies, and general support. What qualities and abilities does being a Glasshouse Policy intern require? - Experience managing and growing social media presence - A background in graphic design - Strong writing skills. - The ability to multitask. - A strong commitment to public policy creation and public interest work. - A particular interest in how state government policies affect the lives of individuals and communities. Glasshouse Policy interns are generally undergraduate or graduate students and are encouraged to obtain academic credit for hours worked. Intern supervisors provide ongoing training throughout the internship. Previous political or policy experience is a plus. Interns will work about 10 hours per week as agreed upon between the intern and supervisor.
Application Instructions: 
Interested students should submit a cover letter and resume to Kasey Corpus at kasey@glasshousepolicy.org. Please use the subject "2017 Fall Internship".
Degree Status: 
Current Student
Contact Information: 
Contact Kasey Corpus at kasey@glasshousepolicy.org or call (512) 309-5774 for more information.
Type of Internship: 
Non-Profit
Posted By: 
Kasey Corpus
Expiration Date: 
Friday, September 1, 2017