Internships – Communications, Graphic Design, and/or Social Media/Marketing/Advertising Trainees
We are pleased to provide on-the-job training opportunities and are a seeking to fill multiple, part-time internship/trainee positions in the fields of Communications, Graphic Design, and/or Social Media/Marketing/Advertising. This is a paid internship that provides on-the-job training on various projects. Candidates may either be local to the Berkeley/Oakland or San Diego area and could work from those MIG offices, or work can be performed remotely from any state in which MIG operations (CA, TX, CO, WA, OR, NY).
This is a part-time position with a variable schedule depending on candidate availability, project deadlines, and available work. Considerations will be made to accommodate parental, other work, or academic schedules. Please note that completing an internship is not a guarantee of full-time offer in the future. MIG will support any student that wishes to receive academic credit for this internship. MIG will provide any equipment (e.g. computer and software) required to perform job duties. Proof of up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination with at least one booster is required for anticipated, occasional, in-person work. The pay range for this position is $20-24/hour depending on location, skills and experience.
Collaborative Teammate: The MIG internship program will offer learning opportunities and exposure to our multidisciplinary communications and media team—our in-house full-service ad agency. You will work as part of a cross-office, cross-discipline team that provides communications strategies and marketing campaigns for public sector and corporate clients.
Meaningful Project Work: You will gain experience working with a team of communication and graphic design professionals in aspects of social and behavior change marketing; including campaign strategy development, audience identification, messaging and content development, campaign launch coordination, out-of-home media planning and coordination, digital marketing strategy and media planning, social media strategy and content development. Your work will help to increase awareness and build support for programs and initiatives that advance the public good—including traffic safety through the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s Vision Zero SF program. An ideal candidate will be able to assist our team by contributing to the following project goals:
- Broaden awareness and cultivate public engagement to promote behavior change that improves traffic safety on San Francisco streets.
- Develop a suite of traffic safety issue-specific campaigns (e.g., anti-speeding, safer left turns, distracted driving)—distributed through multimedia touchpoints to raise awareness and cultivate behavior change
- Coordinate and support community outreach activities and events—including the design and production of multicultural outreach collateral—throughout San Francisco communities and neighborhoods, especially among those along the City’s High-Injury Network
To accomplish these responsibilities, you will be able to manage competing priorities, think critically and creatively, work as part of a collaborative team in an open environment, and maintain a sense of humor and camaraderie. In addition, you ideally you would have some combination of the following qualifications:
- A high school diploma or GED (higher education/college is not required).
- You are willing to learn and are open to receiving feedback.
- You are detail-oriented and can complete tasks with accuracy and in a timely fashion.
- You can communicate verbally and in writing for coordination with team members to complete tasks.
- You are professional and can be an adaptable teammate who is willing to pitch in and help others.
- As a plus, you have software skills in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and/or Adobe InDesign or Photoshop.
- An additional plus if you are bilingual in Spanish or Chinese to review and coordinate the production of in-language materials, with the potential to communicate with Spanish-speaking or Chinese-speaking community members at outreach events.