Graphic Design Intern for Ashoka's In-House Creative Studio

Media & Communications Arlington, Virginia


Position at Ashoka

Graphic Designer Intern for Ashoka's in-house creative agency The Creative Studio

** This role is unpaid but a great opportunity to train under a Creative Director.

General hiring info

Starting date: As soon as possible 
Duration: 6 months 
Part-time: 10-20 hours a week 
Location: Remote, with a preference for EST 

About Ashoka

Ashoka is on an audacious mission – to create a world where everyone is a changemaker, where everyone has the agency and skills to make a positive change in their families or communities. It is only in such a world where the solutions will outrun our social problems.  

With its global network of over 3,700 leading social entrepreneurs (Ashoka Fellows), 10,000 youth ventures, 180+ changemaker schools, and 30+ changemaker campuses – as well as a community of 20,000+ innovators on – Ashoka works with strategic partners to empower people with the skills to create solutions for the good of all in a world of constant change. 

The ideal candidate:

  • Completed a program at an accredited university or currently enrolled soon to graduate
  • Comfortable working and writing in English 
  • Has experience in graphic design, able to use Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign 
  • Is able to multi-task and innovate efficiently in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment 

The candidate will work closely with and train under our Creative Director, with flexible working hours (attendance of team meetings at 12pm est Monday-Friday is mandatory) and autonomy to assist with ad hoc graphic design projects that she/he/they is interested in. The intern will be expected to help with projects such as the following:

  • Concept Development
  • Graphics such as logos & icons
  • Report layout/design 

How to Apply 

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and your graphic design portfolio to Michelle Moyes: [email protected]. In your cover letter, please address the following:

A) What kind of graphic design projects have you worked on?

B) Discuss your aesthetic and portfolio development.

C) What is like to work with you as a creative team member?

D) What is your learning style?