Marketing Research Intern

POSTED: September 7, 2021
BUSINESS: Purdue Research Foundation
START DATE: Immediate Availability

 Essential Functions:

  • Survey archives for patents and other materials of historic significance that can be repurposed for marketing.
  • Research and compile potential Reasons to Believe and other compelling facts, metrics, and proof points about PRF, the Purdue ecosystem, and themes highlighted in upcoming campaigns.
  • Conduct and document research and interviews with strategic stakeholders.
  • Assist with content selection for social media, blog, newsletters, and other marketing channels based on interviews, research, and outreach.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Archive, add metadata tabs, and organize files in appropriate content management systems.


  • Knowledge of social media or email marketing strategy and best practices preferred.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent verbal/written/interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Detail-oriented and ability to multitask projects.
  • High degree of confidentiality required.

Description of Experience:

  • Degree in progress in information studies, library tech, data research, marketing, or a related field.
  • Salesforce experience a plus


This is a part-time position (approximately 8-10 hours/week) and the position pay is $14/hr. If you are interested in applying, please click here to begin the process:

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

This employer is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It views, evaluates, and treats all persons in all employment-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.

Purdue Research Foundation student and internship employment opportunities currently do not meet US immigration standards for students on F-1 student visas to pursue curricular practical training (CPT).

Purdue Research Foundation will not sponsor employment authorization for this position and is an off-campus employer.

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