Unpaid LSI Marketing Graphic Design Internship - Spring 2024

Lutheran Services in Iowa

Art-Photog.-Journalism, Other | College Internship | Hybrid | Des Moines

Posted: 1/8/24

Job Description

Lutheran Services of Iowa is a social services nonprofit that is looking for a talented student to join our team. You'll work with a team that enjoys working hard to meet goals and exceed expectations while also having fun along the way. This internship will provide opportunities for experience in print and digital media, an in-office and remote-work hybrid schedule, and building and fostering relationships with multiple internal and external clients. The ideal candidate will be ready to jump in, eager to learn and grow, receive feedback, and engage with the team in a meaningful way.

Graphic Design Intern Duties and Responsibilities

Create, edit and update graphic design on internal and external marketing and communications projects. Agency projects include, but are not limited to, print publications, electronic publications, fundraising materials, advertisements and display materials.
Adhere to LSI brand and logo guidelines.
Complete projects according to deadlines.
Use graphic design software including Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator)
Collaborate with the marketing director and communications coordinators.
Provide graphic design services for a variety of customers in a multi-cultural setting including donors and potential donors, volunteers, general public, LSI staff, LSI clients and more.
Position Requirements

Pursuing Graphic Design major preferred; marketing or related field also considered
Basic knowledge of layouts, typography, line composition, color and other graphic design fundamentals
Experienced in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Compelling portfolio of graphic design work, if available
Enjoys working closely with a team while also completing individual projects

In addition to position specific training, all LSI Interns will have access to our online training materials and modules provided to staff. Further training and support may include;

Mandatory Reporter Training
Universal Precautions Training and Certifications

Internship Requirements

In order to qualify for an LSI internship position the following is required;

Must be 18 years or older
Currently enrolled and working towards academic credit or a course requirement
Be able to pass and maintain an acceptable background check and driving record
Maintain a valid driver's license and meet agency insurance coverage requirements
Be able to lift 40 pounds
Be able to climb stairs, push and pull, bend/stoop, crouch and kneel
Depending on the position, location and service there may be additional requirements that will need to be met prior to or during an internship
At LSI a diverse and inclusive workplace is one where all team members and volunteers, whatever their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other classification, are welcome and respected.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


Deadline to Apply 3/2/24


Travel Required

Resume Required


Contact Person

Lutheran Services in Iowa

Deadline to Apply 3/2/24

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