University of Wisconsion - Eau Claire

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Proposal

Graphic Designer - Spring Semester

30 hours


Community partner: Junior Achievement
Supervisor: Lynn Barrie
Beginning date:
2020-02-03
Ending Date:
2020-05-14

Service-Learning Proposal Description

1.

Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer In this position you will work closely with Junior Achievement's Eau Claire, WI Marketing and Development Manager in updating and creating promotional materials for special events and programming events. The community need to be addressed is: To inspire and prepare K-12 students to succeed in a global economy.

2.

What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer Junior Achievement of Wisconsin - Northwest District is a non-profit organization that presents economic life skills through hands-on education programs to area youth. JA volunteers present hands-on programs to K-12 students during the school by throughout the school year. The organization’s purpose is to inspire and prepare K-12 students to succeed in a global economy.

3.

What skills are required for this project? 

Answer Working Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop or other free online desktop publishing programs.

4.

What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer Help Junior Achievement increase community awareness of the programs offered by Junior Achievement by creating new layouts and designs for exisitng and new events. In adition to flyers and brochure, this could to include images for the organization's social media platforms. Provides hands on experience for the student to provide a portfolio building piece for a non-profit organization.

5.

What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer The scheduling for this is flexible, the student needs to log at least 30 hours over the semester. Project work could be conducted on their own time using their own computer or a UWEC computer that has the Adobe InDesign creative suite avialable.

6.

Additional information (not required).

Answer Student will have the opporunty to create professional quality pieces for Junior Achievement that they can include in their business portfolio.