As part of the Corporate Communications team, the Social Science Communications Intern will assist in the creation and dissemination of news and viewpoint material through articles, blogs, and social media.
This internship is a paid, part-time (15-25 hours per week Monday-Friday) position for the fall 2023 academic semester with the possibility of extending into the spring and/or future semesters based on performance and continued interest. Interns may work remotely or from one of our two main offices in Washington, DC, or Thousand Oaks, CA.
Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities
The job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Assist in the writing and editing of written, graphical and audio/visual communications related to social and behavioral sciences. This includes: blog posts, audio, interactive presentations, material for webinars, and slide presentations
- Conduct research that will help contribute to communications including: research on social science topics and leading academics, industry and government interaction with the social sciences, and applications of social and behavioral research outside of academe
- Interview leading academics by phone, video, email, or in person
- Support internal communications
- Maintain and improve two websites that support social science and corporate communications
- Support these efforts through growing corporate social media channels including: Facebook, X, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube
- Other administrative support
Qualifications & Education
Any combination equivalent to, but not limited to, the following:
- Currently working toward the completion of an associates, undergraduate or graduate degree at a college or university preferably in Communications, Journalism, English, a Social Science discipline, or related program
- Must have a solid understanding of Microsoft Office programs
- Must have experience with basic social media tools such as: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and WordPress. Experience using social media for business is preferred
- Experience writing blog posts, news articles or other public communications is preferred; outstanding written and verbal communication skills are necessary
- Experience reading and interpreting scholarly articles
- Experience interpreting data and creating graphs is preferred
- Knowledge of AP style of writing is preferred
- Experience using multimedia production and design packages (e.g. Canva) is preferred
- The ability to independently prioritize when given multiple projects at one time
Pay Transparency and Benefits Package
Sage Publishing is committed to being an inclusive employer where all individuals are treated with fairness and respect. Sage is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.
Compensation at Sage is influenced by several factors, including but not limited to skill set, nature and level of experience, qualifications, and other relevant considerations. We anticipate the minimum full-time hourly pay rate for this role is $16.00. Please note that the compensation details listed in U.S. role postings reflect the base salary only and do not include bonuses or benefits. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and additional aspects of the compensation/benefits package for this position during the hiring process. If your desired salary falls outside of this range, we hope you’ll still apply as there may be other positions that better align.
Sage offers freedom and autonomy in your day-to-day with hybrid or remote work, depending on the role. Join the nearly 2,000 Sage employees worldwide who deliver products and services that serve to fulfill our noble goal of education and dissemination of knowledge globally. We’d love to meet you!
SAGE U.S. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Charter
Sage Publishing is committed to being an inclusive employer where all individuals are treated with fairness and respect, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and partnership status, pregnancy and parental responsibilities, race, religion and belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
We believe that diversity is a cornerstone of a vibrant culture. We want Sage to be an organization where the most talented staff and high-potential staff are recruited, have the opportunity to grow, and want to work. We strive to achieve a better representation of diverse talent at all levels, including leadership, across our workforce.
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