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  • Ohio Environmental Council
    My Summer Graphic Design Internship
  • I spent the summer after my junior year of college experiencing a professional graphic design internship with the Ohio Environmental Council. They help to protect and keep clean the environment and wildlife of the entire state of Ohio. I had the privilege to work in the same room with the Marketing and Communications Director in an office with around 16 people. I was working as their sole graphic designer, doing projects for them that would have been done by a design firm if I wasn't there. My design work had to be flexible enough to match their brand guidelines, but I got to take on pretty much every project that had to be printed. I learned almost more about practical design from my internship than I did from design school. This is why I encourage every student to take on internships even if they aren't required for graduation. You don't learn everything about the real world just from school. This was a worthwhile experience for me because some of my major pieces were printed and sent out to partners and sponsors of the organization. What I accomplished may not have changed the entire world, but it did help to make a difference in Ohio.
  • Poster Design: Movie Poster Size to advertise the OEC
  • Hotcard: Page 1, Small sturdy postcard-sized handout to advertise an environmental film as part of the Green Screen series. These were passed out at places such as all the Whole Foods in Ohio.
  • Hotcard: Page 2
  • Hotcard: Page 1
  • Green Gala Invitation: Page 1
    This was a way of advertising an annul event that was sent out to the members of every partner and sponsor of the OEC. It was also printed on recycled paper.
  • Green Gala Invitation: Page 2
  • Green Gala Response Card: Page 1
  • Green Gala Response Card: Page 2
  • Envelope Design: goes with the Green Gala Invitation and Response Card