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Graphic Design Intern / Sports Management


Georgia State Games Commission


The Georgia State Games is one of the largest Amateur Olympic-Style Sports Festivals in the country. We rely HEAVILY on top quality interns to operate many of our sporting Projects and Programs. Most of our interns come from across North America.

Student Requirements:
-We are seeking top level, organized, team oriented, talented, aggressive, outgoing and innovative interns to assist in the preparation and implementation for this year's fund raising campaigns. This internship is NOT for the student looking to get by, be a social butterfly or to party for the semester.
-All applicants must have strong writing skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
-Ability to juggle multiple tasks
-Past experience in sales or marketing a plus;

Potential Benefits of a Georgia Games Internship:
This is a tremendous experience! We have tons of interns from across the country last year. The interns get a GREAT, HANDS-ON experience. No fetching coffee. Real life planning AND implementation of public relations activities and programs is what they will experience. These internship positions will provide someone with substantial experience in nonprofit development and management, grant writing, researching donor prospects, solicitation strategizing, in addition to gaining valuable office experience working in a non-profit.

-Compensation: Great apartment complex with Housing and partial meals being offered.
-Earn academic credit
-Real life on-the-job experience with BIG time responsibilities that other internships do not provide.
-Internships include semester-long positions

Internship History:
-Internship program has been offered since 1990
-Students have come from the following US States: AK, AL, AR, CA, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MS, MN, NC, ND, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI and WV and from the countries of Canada, China, England, Germany and Hungary just to intern with the Georgia Games.
-Internships are first offered to students completing the internship for academic credit.
-Interns have turned down the United State Olympic Committee, Professional and College programs to intern with the Georgia Games.

Placement:
* Priority will be given to those students completing the internship for academic credit and/or for a graduation requirement.
* Priority will be given to students currently enrolled in college.

The Graphic Design Interns are responsible for designing a multitude of projects and assisting 20 other staff members with all of their projects.

Activities/Tasks

-Design artwork for 40+ different sporting events to be included on merchandise, posters, fliers, etc.
-Design annual report to be submitted to State Legislator
-Design various award certificates for sportsmanship awards, scholastic sports Olympiad, etc.
-Design and produce the promotional booklet, schedule card, and Official Programs as needed
-Design and Co-Produce a newsletter that reaches volunteers, sponsors and sport organizations. List includes over 40,000+ circulation.
-Oversee all outgoing publications and promotional materials.
-Coordinate with Event Operations, PR and website staff to ensure compliance with all needed activities.
-Assist with on-site event management at designated events
-Complete all other duties as assigned.

Go to www.georgiagames.org under internships and complete an:
1) Application
2) Sports questionnaire
3) Resume
4) Cover letter.
5) Sample graphic design work


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