2U, Inc. Design Intern Salary in the United States

How much does an Design Intern make at companies like 2U, Inc. in the United States? The average salary for Design Intern at companies like 2U, Inc. in the United States is $92,602 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $82,263 and $102,940. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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What does an Design Intern do at companies like 2U, Inc.?

Why Join Us?

At 2U, Inc., we share a common belief that education can change lives. So when you work for 2U, you become a part of that. A team whose guiding principles are comprised of striving for excellence, having fun, being bold and fearless, and cherishing each opportunity. Want to head into work knowing you’re part of a purpose-driven company and your hard work has an impact on lives? Join us.

The 2ternship

2U’s internship program, the 2ternship, has been a critical part of 2U's growth since the inception of the company. Many individuals, including some executive leaders, started their careers as 2terns and continue their tenure today here at 2U.

A 2ternship allows students to build skill sets in their area of interest, gain real world business experience and receive ongoing feedback to maximize their professional development. 2terns experience this all while being a part of a diverse and inclusive organization that is working towards one common mission - making education more accessible and global.

As 2U grows, we aim to continue attracting top talent to this program. Check out #LifeAt2U on Instagram and Twitter to see what our culture is like and more of what our 2terns experience on a daily basis.

This is a full-time paid summer internship which will expose you to the world of EdTech. The internship period runs from June 1 through August 16 for 40 hours a week.

Content Design Team

The 2U design teams include multimedia, creative, graphic design and motion design teams. These teams produce web layouts, graphics and other creative items as a part of overall marketing efforts. As a Design Intern, you will work with writers, editors, marketing coordinators and other designers to create high quality work that is grounded in the values of our University partners to support 2U’s digital marketing platforms.

Key Role and Responsibilities:

  • Create conceptual designs for marketing collateral such as infographics, editorial content, videos, and presentations
  • Ensure visual differentiation by actively exploring new visual solutions for our 2U partner programs.
  • Create and maintain the visual identities for our partner programs and ensure consistent application of identities across channels
  • Manage requests for new creative refinements
  • Work with internal marketing teams, designers, copywriters and multimedia experts to design high-quality marketing assets for our university partner programs
  • Partner with front-end developers to create innovative solutions to help propel our web designs forward
  • Be agile in assisting with administrative tasks as per the business' needs

Things that should be in your background:

  • Currently enrolled or have recently completed a bachelors or masters degree.
  • Majors in graphic design, art, UI/UX and web design are preferred
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud software
  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS coding
  • Foundational knowledge of typography
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to research and understand technical documents
  • Focus on achieving defined results, by being detail-oriented and exceeding goals and objectives
  • Ability to multitask, switch priorities, collaborate with colleagues and be flexible

Other attributes that will help you in this role

  • Knowledge of multiple paid social and display channels such as Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. including a firm understanding of creative best practices in various paid advertising channels
  • A passion for digital design and/or web development
  • Strong knowledge of web applications and basic software
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment while working with a diverse team
  • Ability to thrive in an environment of change while constantly adapting and evolving with our organization

These are just some of the benefits:

  • Sought-after industry experience
  • Team and company events
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks in the office

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

Eliminating the back row in higher education is not just a metaphor–it’s our mission. For more than a decade, 2U, Inc., a global leader in education technology, has been a trusted partner and brand steward of great universities. We build, deliver, and support more than 250 digital and in-person educational offerings, including graduate degrees, professional certificates, Trilogy-powered boot camps, and GetSmarter short courses. Together with our partners, 2U has positively transformed the lives of more than 150,000 students and lifelong learners. To learn more, visit 2U.com. #NoBackRow

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same.

Why It’s Great to Work at 2U

2U offers a high-energy work environment that’s both challenging and fun. We work hard, but our offices are casual and social places. We wear jeans to work and fuel brainstorming sessions with snacks and seltzer. 

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay and dismissal.

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The chart shows total cash compensation for the 2U, Inc. Design Intern in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $82,263 to $102,940 with an average total cash compensation of $92,602. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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