Marketing Content Writing Intern

POSTED: June 9, 2022
BUSINESS: Purdue Research Foundation
START DATE: Immediate Availability

Essential Functions

  • Ability to interview and write reports/news articles/blogs/social media content, AP style preferred.
  • Assist with production of news releases and associated materials; support media-related photo and video requirements.
  • Conduct external market research to identify industry needs.
  • Assist in special projects including blog or news stories or video production.
  • Classify and organize content using defined criteria.
  • Document media placements.
  • Ability to process and protect confidential information. 


  • Social media experience preferred.
  • Possess interpersonal relations and customer management skills.
  • Some experience in web development and social media.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, Outlook and InDesign.
  • Experience working with multiple media.
  • Interest and/or knowledge of business development, technology transfer, economic development, real estate, and/or intellectual property management.
  • Ability to work independently, show initiative and use discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.  Team-oriented. 


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Must be at least a junior pursuing a degree in Marketing/Communications, Journalism, or a related field

If you are interested in applying, please click here to begin the process:

The hourly rate for this position is $14.00/hour.

A criminal conviction check and negative controlled substance test are required for employment in this position. 

Purdue Research Foundation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. PRF views, evaluates, and treats all persons in all Foundation-related activities solely as individuals on the basis of their own personal abilities, qualifications, and other relevant characteristics.  All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, gender, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or status as a veteran.


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