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Marketing and Communications Design Intern

The Community Solution Education System

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Communications & Marketing
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Description:

The Community Solution is hiring a Marketing and Communications Design Team Intern within our Marketing Design Team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has an interest in graphic design and branding, creative design and/or photography. They will be creative, eager, and agile in developing branding design tactics that engages, inspires, and resonates with core audiences. They will be highly organized in order to assist with the launch of our new DAM (Digital Asset Management) platform.

They will thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and collaborative environment. They are a team player, who is a natural communicator and collaborator, who can also maintain focus and attention when undertaking independent work or assignments. We value curiosity, problem-solving, teammates who are dedicated to applying their talents and abilities to power positive brand engagement across our System and partner institutions. The intern will also be responsible for assisting with the execution of Canva teams launch to the entire organization to support branded collateral of the entire Community Solution.

The ideal candidate will be a confident collaborator who thrives at leading and working alongside team members on projects and tasks of all levels. They will be competent and driven, adept at decision-making and problem-solving, able to project manage multiple projects, and will have a positive attitude. They will possess initiative and good judgment and will be conscientious and trustworthy.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Help assist the Marketing & Design team in organizing and retouching photos in the new Digital Asset Management (DAM)

  • Help in assisting with the execution of Canva teams launch to the entire organization to support branded collateral of the entire Community Solution.

  • Organize and manage photos in the DAM to support marketing efforts of use with photography for The Community Solution Education System and its universities.

  • Assist in creating mood boards for photo shoots.

  • Retouch photos to make them ready for use by the marketing team.

  • Assist in creating templates in Canva for use across the Community Solution and its universities.

  • Includes understanding and working within seven different brands that are unique in style and personality and following established visual guidelines for each.

Final Project

The complete transfer and arrangement of DAM assets, along with a demonstration of its functionality through selected folders showcasing the Photoshop capabilities, have been successfully implemented based on the new organizational structure.

Experience / Qualifications

  • At least three years collegiate experience (rising junior or senior)

  • Enrolled in social media, digital marketing, digital strategy, advertising, multimedia, journalism, or communications degree program(s)

  • Solid understanding of design and branding principles and tactics.

  • Skilled communicator with excellent verbal, written, presentation skills, coupled with highly developed interpersonal skills.

  • Must have solid proficiency with photo editing software (Adobe Photoshop)
    and other adobe products (Adobe Illustrator and InDesign).

  • Strong organizational skills required.

  • Content creation experience preferred.

  • Ability to work inside and outside of traditional office conditions including remote work commitment to our internship program

  • Comfortable working with software and technologies that power social media content creation, management, and analysis (i.e. Hootsuite, Canva, etc.)

Compensation & Benefits

This opportunity is budgeted at $20.00 base compensation. Additional compensation factors may impact total compensation. To learn more about our competitive benefits and additional rewards, including generous paid time-off, medical and dental insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, click the link below.

The Community Solution is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Read our Diversity Profile MISSION

The Community Solution Education System prepares innovative, engaged, purposeful agents of change who serve our global community.


Founded in May 2009, The Community Solution Education System is an entrepreneurial, not‐for‐profit educational enterprise dedicated to training professionals in high‐level, applied fields to use their knowledge and skills to serve the greater good. The System includes:

  • Specialized colleges, each focused on a distinct discipline such as psychology, education, nursing, or law;
  • A range of shared services that enable our schools to deliver industry‐leading technology and services they might otherwise be unable to afford.

Our adaptive, sustainable business model—coupled with the social change mission that unifies all of our entities—distinguishes The Community Solution Education System from any other educational system today.


The Community Solution Education System includes four specialized higher education institutions that offer an effective approach to preparing socially responsible professionals in applied fields, and a children's school that serves as a powerful training lab for our college students while delivering progressive, evidence-based curriculum to young learners.

Our collection of colleges and schools are guided by a shared mission: to prepare innovative, engaged, purposeful agents of change who serve our global community.

  • The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law
  • Pacific Oaks College & Children's School
  • The Chicago School
  • Kansas Health Science Center
  • Saybrook University

The Community Solution Education System is a nonprofit system of colleges that advances student success and community impact.


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