• Internship
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Rutgers, GSAPP

RU-GSAPP MarCom Spring 2024 Internship Job Description

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 2024 (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 seeking 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 maintain content and imagery for our new departmental website, create engaging posts for all social media platforms, organize photo/video libraries, assist with event planning and execution (several high profile ones Mar-May), and perform other marketing and communications functions in accordance with business unit priorities. Examples include creating flyers, digital ads, copy/graphics for our monthly e-newsletter, invitations, video clips, conference/event sponsorship collateral, and other materials as needed; producing compiling/maintaining accurate data analytics of our promotional efforts and research on best practices/industry trends.


· 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

· 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, Qualtrics)

· 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

To Apply (Positions remain open until filled):

Email resume and writing/portfolio sample (professional, extracurricular, or academic) to kim.spinelli@rutgers.edu and ben.sheard@rutgers.edu

To apply for this job email your details to kim.spinelli@rutgers.edu