Marketing and Communications Interns

POSTED: March 6, 2019
BUSINESS: Purdue Research Foundation
POSITION TYPE: Part-time/Non-exempt
START DATE: Immediate Availability


* Interview and write reports/news articles. 

* Conduct external market research to identify industry needs. 

* Assist in special projects including video stories and video production. 

* Classify content using defined criteria. 

* Document media placements. 

* Utilize social media as directed.


* Must be at least a junior in Marketing/Communications, journalism, or a related-field. 

* Experience in web development. 

* Experience in photography a plus. 

* Experience working with multiple media. 

* Social media strengths preferred.


* Interest and/or knowledge of business development, technology transfer, and/or intellectual property management a plus. 

* Strong interpersonal relations and customer management skills. 

* Working knowledge of MS Office, Outlook and InDesign. 

* Ability to work independently, show initiative and use discretion in handling confidential information 

* Ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines. 

* Ability to process and protect confidential information.

* Knowledge of AP style preferred. 

* Strong interpersonal skills. Team-oriented.


Hours: Negotiable, prefer at least 12 hours per week in academic year and 20 hours per week in the summer 

Pay Rate: $11.00/hour

Application Instructions:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to the Director of Human Resources at

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). 

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 fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

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