Digital Intern Spring/Summer2022

  • Alexandria, VA
  • Internship
  • Student (College)

A Digital Intern will assist Engage in all aspects of our firm's operations. You will help the operations, strategy, project management, design, and development teams where appropriate. We want our digital intern to have exposure in all departments for a well-rounded experience. Throughout the program, the intern will have an opportunity to pick areas they are most interested in to grow their skills. At the end of the internship, you will have learned dexterity vital to any job, the disciplines within the digital world, and specialized skills in the area of your choice. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with internal teams to design, develop, and implement digital products, projects, and campaigns;
  • Work and communicate effectively with the strategy and creative teams; 
  • Work on an intern project designed by you and your internship mentor; 
  • Conduct research on policy matters relevant to Engage's work;
  • Collect and sort data for client reports; 
  • Develop and execute testing criteria for new web development features; 
  • Test features in different browsers and operating systems; 
  • Assist project managers with the creation and implementation of key deliverables (creative briefs, wireframes, sitemaps, and user flows);
  • Learn how to coordinate realistic project estimates, plans and/or metrics; 
  • Learn how to schedule project milestones based on available data; 
  • Help write and edit decks and proposals; 
  • Attend meetings with project managers and client strategists; 
  • Answer phones, oversee mail deliveries and packages;
  • Assist in planning company-wide events
  • Help manage office systems: supplies, policies, maintenance, etc.;
  • Help organize and maintain office common area;
  • Run general errands.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Eagerness to learn;
  • Good attitude;
  • Ability to work autonomously;
  • Ability to meet deadlines;
  • Exceptional listening skills and a quick learner;
  • Great verbal and written communication skills;
  • Effective analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Analytical and solution-oriented background;
  • Experience with Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Currently working towards a BA or BS degree;

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience with Invision, Sketch, and Adobe Creative Suite;
  • Experience with social media advertising;
  • Experience with project management software like Basecamp;

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C/C++, PHP, HTML, CSS
  • Experience with WordPress

About Engage:

We are a full-service digital agency that is dedicated to impacting the world around us through bold strategy and innovative technology. With clients that range from political campaigns to top-level associations and advocacy groups, we use cutting-edge technology to tell the most compelling story for our clients.

About Our Work Culture:

We love being able to provide interns hands-on experience that allows them to try new things, learn new skills, and grow. Our goal is to create an environment that will hone your skills based on your interests. Our interns are extremely important to our operations and quickly become integrated into our team. We take pride in producing high quality and award-winning work, but we always find time for Nerf gun fights and team lunches. We love coming to work and think that you will too! 

Compensation:

Internship stipend is offered and college-credit may be granted.

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