Office and Communications Intern

Posted on December 21st, 2011

Position: Technology Transfer Communications Intern with CSU Ventures

Hours per Week: Hours are flexible. Must be able to work a MINIMUM of 5 hours/week, or more when needed.(50 hours or more per semester)

Pay: $500 per semester

Overview: (position may be tailored to suit intern’s strengths/talents)

• Assist with creation and distribution of quarterly newsletter using Constant Contact.
• Writing/editing newsletter articles focused on scientific discoveries, technologies, startup companies, etc.
• Writing brief overviews/capturing important points of technologies, researchers, or startup companies.
• Assist with Patent Awards Ceremony event planning details.
• Assist with writing and/or editing copy and updating website.
• Help develop marketing strategies for website and social media.
• Updating and/or creating social media pages.
• Assist with various communications, public relations 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 tools and 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
• Tech writing skills or scientific background helpful
• Proficiency in MS Word, Publisher, Excel and internet research. HTML/web expertise helpful.

E-mail your resume and cover letter by January 20, 2012 to gena.stokes@colostate.edu at CSU Ventures.