Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) Innovation Team

Rutgers School/Department:

Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) Innovation Team- Marketing & Communications Dept.

Location:  Remote & Nelson Bldg., 604 Allison Rd., 3rd floor – Busch Campus, Rutgers University-NB/Piscataway

Term:  Spring Semester 2023 (possibility to extend)      Number of Positions: two; open until filled

Hours: Approximately 15-20 (flexible schedule; minimum of one day/week on-site required)

Salary: This is an unpaid internship; course credit available in accordance with professor/degree approval/requirements

Overview: The GSAPP Innovation Team is searching for dependable, creative, solutions-oriented interns to work closely with the Communications Director & Marketing Manager on multiple high-profile projects. The intern(s) will serve as an integral part of the MarCom team to:  create and migrate content and imagery to a new, state-of-the-art departmental website, create engaging posts for all social media platforms, organize our photo/video libraries, assist with event planning and execution, esp. Rutgers Giving Days online fundraiser, Rutgers Day and Commencement (April/May in-person events) and perform other marketing and communications functions in accordance with business unit priorities. Examples include creating flyers, digital ads, e-newsletters, invitations, video clips, graphics for social media posts, and other materials as needed; compiling/maintaining accurate data analytics of our promotional efforts.


  • Proficiency in graphic design (Canva), basic photography skills and video editing tools
  • Knowledge of HTML/Drupal;/WordPress; Constant Contact/Mail Chimp; Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop; iMovie highly desired
  • Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space; fresh ideas for increased outreach
  • Completed or working toward a college degree in a related field; in good academic standing
  • Computer literate on office software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Zoom)
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral
  • Self-motivated, strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Attentive to detail, including, but not limited to, grammar and adherence to Rutgers UCM branding guidelines
  • Enthusiasm for effectively representing and communicating the GSAPP mission
  • Demonstrated professionalism, resourcefulness, maturity, and flexibility
  • Able to work effectively independently and cooperatively
  • Previous internship or related experience in marketing/communications a plus


  • Develop sought-after, practical, transferrable skills
  • Work with experienced, dedicated professionals in a supportive and collaborative environment
  • Gain hands-on industry experience and mentorship
  • Course credit (if applicable)
  • Letter of recommendation and reference

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