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GRAPHIC DESIGN & COMMUNICATIONS CREDIT-BEARING INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY


Title Description: GRAPHIC DESIGN & COMMUNICATIONS CREDIT-BEARING INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
Date Posted: 8/4/2017
Deadline: 08/28/2017
Job Number: GRAPHIC DESIGN & COMMUNICATIONS CREDIT-BEARING INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
Branch: GRAPHICS DEPARTMENT
Salary: UNPAID INTERNSHIP
Hourly Rate: UNPAID INTERNSHIP
Hours: 12-20 HOURS WEEKLY
Union Status:

WORK OBJECTIVE:

Earn credit while actively gaining work experience in your field of study… The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is a public authority serving Erie and Niagara counties. The NFTA employs 1,500 individuals and owns and operates the Metro Bus and Rail System, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport and the Niagara Falls International Airport. The purpose of the Communications Internship Program at the NFTA is to provide qualified students with practical and valuable project-based learning experiences within their related field of study. All tasks completed within the internship program are aligned with the program’s guidelines and fall under the overall objectives of NFTA’s annual marketing plan.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

DETAILS: Internship Dates: Fall semester - 2017 Compensation: Academic Credit Only (3–5 credit hours w/ college approval) Students may use Metro Bus/Rail to travel to and from internship with ID provided by NFTA Hours Per Week: 12--20 hours Days: TBD, based on availability* Office Location: Metropolitan Transportation Center, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo Duties: Student interns will assist with design and layout of print and/or web materials associated with campaign development, brand awareness, cross-promotions, public outreach, social media marketing and overall customer relations. Some market research may be required as well as other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and actively pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or related field. Working knowledge of desktop publishing tools and photo editing software required. A high level of organization, attention to detail and self-motivation is necessary. Social media promotion experience a plus. (This internship may require some lifting of promotional materials).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

. (This internship may require some lifting of promotional materials).

NOTE:

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

OTHER:

To apply for the internship please send the following:  Resume with cover letter including related experience *Candidates must submit work availability.  Please provide, at a minimum, two academic/professional references (Name, email and/or phone number)  Completed employment application available at www.nfta.com to: Karen Novo, Human Resources Director Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 or email to: Karen_Novo@nfta.com cc: Lisa_Piecki@nfta.com

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