Tess Mendelson is an undergraduate student at The George Washington University with several years of experience in student journalism, graphic design, volunteerism and social media management. She is passionate about bringing people together through creativity and design.
As a Communications Intern at Concepts, Tess assists with the Campaign for Disability Employment. She supports the team through communications and outreach. As a new member of the Concepts team, she brings a creative perspective and background to help build a strong social media presence.
Prior to Concepts, Tess worked as the Social Media and Graphic Design Intern at The Partnership for American Democracy, where she used her marketing and social media skills to help launch the start-up organization. Using her design skills, Tess helped build the organizations’ brand and website, including logo work and promotional materials. She played an integral role in the development of the organizations’ online and social media presence.
Previously, Tess served as the Editor-in-Chief of the nationally recognized Dimensions yearbook. She managed a staff team of twenty while designing, copy-editing, and overseeing the production of a 260-page book. She also represented The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School as a Student Representative, speaking at numerous prospective family and donor events.
Tess is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with a minor in Graphic Design.