Graphic Design Intern

US-RI-Johnston
Job ID
2017-6870
Category
Internship/Coop - Other

Overview - External

Work with a global leader

FM Global is one of the world’s largest business property insurers, whose clients include more than one out of every three Fortune 1,000-size companies in more than 130 countries. For nearly two centuries, clients have worked with FM Global to develop robust property insurance and engineering solutions to protect their business operations from fire, natural disasters and other types of property risk.

Responsibilities - External

Through FM Global’s hands-on, paid corporate graphic design internship program, students compete for a unique opportunity to work alongside a corporate graphic design team that creates the worldwide graphic identity of FM Global and designs and prints FM Global publications globally.

 

Experience you will gain

Unlike internships at other companies, FM Global’s graphic design interns gain meaningful, real-world experience in the production design phase of current initiatives. As an intern, you will receive excellent mentoring and supervision and gain real world graphic design and production support experience in a corporate environment. Your qualitative and quantitative contributions will play an integral role in assisting the graphic design team and give you the opportunity to be a part of an in house agency.

At FM Global, you can expect to develop confidence and marketable skills by engaging in or assisting with many of the following activities:

  • Shadow a designer to learn the design process for various projects
  • Learn how to art direct on photo shoots
  • Attend team meetings
  • Assemble design mockups
  • Exposure to corporate brand standards
  • Work with digital asset management system to upload electronic files
  • Process PDFs and collect files for print
  • Attend press checks and help review and approve print jobs at commercial printers
  • Supply files to translation layout vendor

Qualifications - External

To be considered for FM Global’s summer graphic design internship, you must:

 

Maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher;

Be a candidate for BFA in Graphic Design or BS in Communications (or related program)

Must be junior going into senior year

Have strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat

Must be planning to pursue career in graphic design

 

The FM Global graphic design internship is a full-time summer internship (with the possibility of extending part-time through the school year), offered at the company’s corporate offices in Johnston, R.I.

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