Communications Intern

Posted on July 25th, 2012

Position: Technology Transfer Communications Intern with CSU Ventures

Hours per Week: Minimum of 5 hours/ week, (50 hours or more per semester)
Pay: $500 per semester

To apply: E-mail resume and cover letter by 08/24/2012 to gena.stokes@colostate.edu

Overview (position may be tailored to suit intern’s strengths/talents)
• Assist with writing and/or editing copy and updating website.
• Help develop and implement marketing strategies for social media and website.
• Updating social media pages with fresh content.
• Assist with creation and distribution of quarterly newsletter using Constant Contact.
• Editing newsletter articles focused on scientific discoveries, technologies, startup companies, etc.
• Assist with various communications, public relations, event planning and campus in-reach tasks.
• Assist with grant management tasks.
• Basic administrative tasks – filing, creating files/labels, etc.
• Other tasks as assigned.

Preferred Skills/Knowledge
• Knowledge of public relations and news writing/editing fundamentals
• Knowledge of social media marketing
• Great attitude and willingness to assist in various types of tasks
• Strong work ethic and attention to detail
• Ability to translate technical/scientific information into lay terms
• Proficiency in MS Word, Publisher, Excel and internet research. HTML/web expertise helpful.