The East Bay Bicycle Coalition is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Graphic Design intern. The hours for this internship position are approximately 8 hours/week and we seek a 12 to 14 week commitment starting early February.

The graphic design intern will gain hand-on professional development and valuable experience with a thriving nonprofit organization. We will challenge you with a fast-paced, quick-turnaround experience on a hard-working team.

This is a great opportunity for a creative and detail-oriented person to develop material  that will be widely distributed in the East Bay. The principal project in this internship is updating and enhancing a map of all 100+ locations hosting energizer stations on bike to work day, which is published in the East Bay Express’ Bike to Work Day Guide. In addition, the intern will assist in developing new outreach materials as part of EBBC’s rebranding process, a unique opportunity to help a local non-profit develop its new look.

Applicants should have strong people skills and enjoy working in non-profit environment. Living and going to school or having worked in the East Bay are a plus.

Skills & Knowledge to be Gained

  • Opportunity to build your portfolio by helping create great projects

  • Develop experience creating widely-seen and distributed materials

  • Academic credit, by working with your academic institution’s internship program

Requirements

Essential

  • Interest and/or experience in mapmaking

  • Good experience using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and other similar softwares

  • Possess strong organizational/multi-tasking skills, attention to detail and have an ability to meet deadlines on time

  • Be a self-starter able to take initiative on individual projects

  • Outgoing, dynamic, and flexible personality

  • Familiarity with biking in the East Bay

Helpful

  • Commitment to building a bike-friendly East Bay

  • Familiarity with KML

Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

The hours for each Bike to Work Day intern position are flexible and the East Bay Bicycle Coalition will provide a stipend of $800. Work will include time in the EBBC office. There will be opportunities to work from home or school.

Interested applicants should submit resume, letter of interest and work samples to Project Manager Cynthia Armour by January 29: [email protected].

The East Bay Bicycle Coalition was established in 1972 to promote the interests of bicyclists. Our first campaign was to gain bicycle access to the new BART transit system of the early 1970’s. Since then, our 4000+ member organization has grown and includes local chapters and organizations throughout the East Bay. In addition to advocating for better bicycling conditions, the EBBC also coordinates the annual Bike to Work Day promotion in the East Bay, has a successful bicycle safety program, supports the Cycles of Change youth bicycle after school program, and along with Transform coordinates the Bay Area’s Safe Routes to Transit Program.

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