Rutgers Student Health Internships

Rutgers Student Health is dedicated to offering healthcare for the whole student body, mind, and spirit. The Marketing & Communications department works to increase awareness of the resources available to students, elevate the quality of departmental print, web and social content, develop open and ongoing dialogue with the student body, and promote a holistic and well-balanced approach to health & wellness.

Marketing & Communications interns will have the opportunity to apply the skills they learn in the classroom to a professional, mission-based environment. Interns will have the chance to build their resume within a structured learning experience.

All internships are unpaid. Successful interns may have the opportunity for advancement to a paid position.

Requirements: Students must be currently enrolled at Rutgers and be able to receive academic credit for the internship. Interns must be available to work 15-20 hours per week.

Please only submit your application once. You will be notified via email if you receive an invitation to interview.

The following internship positions are currently available for the 2018 Spring Semester:

  • Graphic Design Intern
  • Social Media Intern

Please indicate in your cover letter the position in which you are interested.

Graphic Design Intern
The Graphic Design intern will create graphics and design layouts for web, social and print materials, following Rutgers University brand guidelines. Projects will range from large to small including flyers, web banners, social posts, brochure layouts, email newsletters, and promotional items.

A successful candidate must be comfortable pitching creative ideas as well as following project parameters, depending on the assignment. The candidate should also be creative, attentive to details and assignment guidelines/expectations, possess an eagerness to learn, have the ability to multi-task, manage time effectively, and shift priorities as needed. Students should also be able to collaborate with other department interns and employees to maintain consistency in messaging and enhance the brand as a whole.

Additional skills required include fluency in Adobe Creative Suite, and an ability to adapt designs to mobile formats.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and portfolio to
Jeanne Bernard, Assistant Director of Marketing for Health & Wellness at jeanne.bernard@rutgers.edu.

Social Media Intern
The Social Media Intern will perform a variety of functions including the creation and management of social media content, assistance with the expansion of our social media presence to include YouTube, development and execution of marketing campaigns, creation of new print materials and revision of old materials, website content management, event advertisement, brand awareness, and student outreach initiatives.

A successful candidate must have a strong knowledge of the social media landscape, with an understanding of both existing and emerging channels as well as user trends. The candidate must be comfortable approaching students throughout campus and engaging them in conversation. The Social Media intern must be able to shift between pitching creative ideas and following project parameters, depending on the assignment. The student in this position will be attentive to details and assignment guidelines/expectations, possess an eagerness to learn, have the ability to multi-task, manage time effectively, and shift priorities as needed.

Students will receive practical experience writing and editing content for web, social and print pieces and participate in all aspects of event and brand promotion. Students should also be able to collaborate with other department interns and employees to maintain consistency in messaging and enhance the brand as a whole.

Additional skills required include fluency in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and familiarity with photography. Desired, but not required skills include graphic design, social analytics, familiarity with video filming and editing, and knowledge of YouTube.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to
Jeanne Bernard, Assistant Director of Marketing for Health & Wellness at jeanne.bernard@rutgers.edu.