AFL: Seeking Graphic Design Intern (Summer 2021)

With Who:  AFL

Location:  Duncan, SC

Dates:  Summer 2021

Compensation:  $14/hour

Position Summary:  (This is a paid internship.) AFL provides industry-leading fiber optic products and services across the globe. Our company was founded in 1984 with a single fiber optic cable and now we manufacture over two thousand products, employ over 5,000 associates and consistently generate annual sales in excess of a billion-dollars in revenue. With our commitment to professional growth and employee development, let AFL “Connect” you to your next career opportunity!

Graphic Design Intern: The Graphic Design Intern is responsible for assisting with a wide variety of marketing projects for our various lines of business at AFL. This is an exciting opportunity for a college student to learn from industry leading creatives and designers and to gain work experience while using their education. This individual will be immersed in a variety of marketing aspects preparing the individual for a career in business, marketing, or graphic design, marketing, communications, or business.


  • Executing changes and updates to data sheets, brochures, programs, catalogs and product profiles.
  • Designing and preparing community and PR projects (flyers, posters, logos, etc.)
  • Supporting the marketing department on a wide variety other projects through implementing design solutions.


  • Must currently be a student at a four year college or university with a minimum 2.75 GPA.
  • Experience creating graphics working with appropriate tools
  • Working knowledge of digital file preparation for a variety of print media
  • Computer illustration, photography, and photo retouching experience a plus
  • Creative graphical capabilities
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.)
  • Experience with web design a plus
  • The knowledge of how to prepare digital files for a variety of print media.
  • Task-oriented with the ability to execute a given project from start to finish in a timely manner.
  • Strong ‘team player’ skills enabling collaboration within the marketing communications team as well as select interaction with the various business units within AFL.
  • All candidates must provide a portfolio of their work to Alex Wilson at
  • Available term- Summer 2021 (June 1st – Aug 6th.)

Competencies for Success: 

  • Detail-oriented with strong design skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently, but also work as a contributing member of the Marketing Communications team.
  • Enthusiasm for the design process.

Application Deadline:  Applications due by May 14, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

Apply (or request more information):  See the CofC Handshake Portal site.

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