Creative Arts/Communications Internships

If you have ever asked,  “I am creative, but I am not sure I want to be on stage—where do I serve?” then an internship in the Communications Department on the Creative Arts Team at College Heights might be the opportunity for you!

 
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These internships are designed to provide an opportunity to experience the real-life, day-in-day-out, year-round ministry in the church.  You will gain an overview of the different aspects of Creative Arts/Communications ministry, participate in planning and evaluation of events, and develop the skills, experience, and accomplishments to prepare you for your next season of service.

The internships will also stretch your creative and entrepreneurial skills. You will work with Amy Miller, Communications Manager, to pioneer a new initiative within the church that doesn't currently exist. We want to equip you to meet needs that you see in our community as well as help you develop as a leader.

These internships are for people who want to serve the church with artistic ability. This may include journalism, photography, graphic design, social media, website development, as well as promoting the arts within our church community.

The internship runs from October 2017 through August 2018. The weekly commitment is 15-20 hours per week. We have two different internship positions available in the Communications Department on the Creative Arts team for 2017-2018.

 
 

Preferred Availability (but flexible to work with your schedule)

  • Sundays (8:00-12:30) —4.5 hours
  • Monday afternoons (1:30-4:30) —3 hours
  • Tuesday mornings (9:30-11:00) —1.5 hours 
  • Thursday afternoons (1:30-4:30) —3 hours
  • Other —2-8 hours 

Preferred Behaviors

  • Positive
  • Teachable
  • Available
  • Flexible
  • Reliable

Benefits (because this is not a paid position)

  • Hands-on learning experience
  • Development of skills, accomplishments, and portfolio
  • Interaction with church leadership and staff
  • Free Starbucks at least once a week
  • Sometimes we feed you
 
 
 
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Concentration on Graphic Design

Preferred Skills:

  • Good eye for design
  • Proficiency in inDesign and Photoshop
  • Photography skills
  • Familiarity with Macs
  • Dislike for Comic Sans & Papyrus fonts

Types of Tasks:

  • Designing the Worship Guide
  • Designing our Ministry Catalog
  • Designing banners, etc.
  • Creating graphics for events and sermon series, as needed
  • Creating website graphics

 

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Concentration on Journalism & Social Media

Preferred Skills:

  • Good with people
  • Good writing skills
  • Photography skills
  • Familiarity with Macs
  • Currently active on social media 

Types of Tasks:

  • Interviewing people for blog and social media campaign
  • Writing blog posts
  • Running social media campaigns (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)
  • Updating the website
  • Helping plan and coordinate a Creative Arts Festival in the spring