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We’re hiring interns

August 2nd, 2011

One of the best parts of working at a university is the opportunity to work with talented and motivated interns.  This year we graduated a crop of excellent interns who will be taking professional work samples into the job market. Most have already landed great opportunities.

We’ll be hiring a Web Content Intern and a Motion Graphics/Design Intern. Descriptions are below. Email us with any questions or send your resume if you’re interested in applying.

Web Content Intern

The Office of Web Communications at Oregon State University is seeking an intern with strong writing, multimedia and web skills to edit, create and update online content. Our office is responsible for the central online marketing and communications efforts of the university, and we provide an excellent opportunity for students interested in new media communications, journalism or marketing to develop a strong portfolio of work samples.

Web Communications offers a flexible, fast-paced work environment, and our interns immediately engage in real world projects ranging from advertising campaigns to site maintenance.

This intern performs a range of tasks, from writing feature content, creating page layouts using our Drupal content management system, migrating websites and creating and updating multimedia elements.

Applicants should have most of the following qualifications:

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Basic HTML
  • Experience with content management systems (Drupal, WordPress or similar)
  • Experience selecting, cropping and editing photos

Additional qualifications:

  • Video or multimedia production skills
  • CSS and PHP programming capabilities
  • Strong photography skills
  • Graphic design for the web
  • Flash or After Effects

Motion Graphics/Design Intern

The Office of Web Communications at Oregon State University is seeking an intern with strong motion graphics and design skills. Our office is responsible for the central online marketing and communications efforts of the university, and we provide an excellent opportunity for students interested in motion graphics to produce a portfolio of professional work.

Web Communications offers a flexible, fast-paced work environment, and our interns immediately engage in real world projects ranging from broadcast commercials, web videos and animations for the OSU Jumbotron.

Applicants should have most of the following qualifications:

  • Excellent design skills
  • Fluency in a range of Adobe CS applications
  • Experience with After Effects, Flash or both
  • Design for the web

Additional qualifications:

  • Photography
  • Video production
  • Video editing in Final Cut Pro
  • Print design skills

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