Web Design Intern

Saint Paul, MN 55102
United States

Computer Software
Listing Start Date
Listing End Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Security Clearance Required
Yes Background Check required
From $14.25 To $15.25
Per Hour
Employment Type
Intern - Paid
Work Schedule
No Travel

Current undergraduate and graduate students as well as recent graduates can apply up to one year after graduation.

The intern will assist with the production and maintenance of publicly facing Web resources (e.g. the main MNHS.org website and other related sub-sites and projects). Emphasis may be on design, content, coding, analytics, and/or other types of production work, depending on current needs and intern’s strengths, interests, and abilities. The intern will work with direction and assistance from professional Web staff and others from various areas of MNHS. Other projects as assigned, contributing to a range of professional experiences. Students will work in an office environment, with most of their time spent working on a computer. While many Web technologies are used, Drupal is the primary content management system.

Ideal degrees: Web design (UI, UX, IA), content strategy, computer science, multimedia production

Student Qualifications:

  • Must have basic experience working with Web design, programming, and development (HTML, CSS, content management systems, Adobe suite, etc.).

  • Drupal experience is not required, however a desire and aptitude to work with Drupal is a plus.

  • Web site information architecture knowledge is a plus.

Student Responsibilities:

  • Update existing Web resources with new content or functionality

  • Contribute to the design of new resources when needed

  • Support the ongoing maintenance of public Web resources

  • Participate as needed in discussions as part of the creative process

  • Other projects as assigned

Knowledge intern is expected to gain:

  • Practical, i.e. can claim on a resume, experience with web design, maintenance and development

  • Work samples for student portfolio

  • Experience working on Web development with museum professionals

  • Drupal and other contemporary Web-based experience

  • Learn how program staff and the Web development team function in a non-profit setting

How to apply: Send a cover letter, resume, PDF copy of school transcripts, and any required additional materials to internships@mnhs.org. Applications are open March 1-31, 2020.