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CREA MarCom Intern Job Posting

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The Center for Regional Economic Advancement at Cornell University is looking for marketing and communications interns for Spring and Summer 2024. We are seeking self-starters with strong interests in social media, graphic design, event promotion and writing. The successful candidates will bring new creative ideas and be able to work independently while managing multiple competing deadlines. 

Job Openings:

Marketing and Communications Intern


  • Create content and a posting schedule for a number of social media accounts including:  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn  
  • Write articles and blog posts for different platforms  
  • Collect, resize, and organize photos and logos  
  • Create graphics using Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and/or Canva  
  • Collect social media and website metrics for quarterly reports  
  • Aid in event promotion and take photos and videos for live social media content at events   
  • Assist with WordPress website updates  
  • Keep up to date with programs, events, and happenings at CREA 
  • Assist other teams if and when necessary with basic research, fact-checking, and content creation 


  • Students majoring in (or recently graduated with a degree in) marketing, communications, journalism, or public relations  
  • Available to go into the office in Ithaca, NY, about 4-5 days per week  
  • Must have professional attention to detail, accuracy, organization, and execution   
  • Have experience working with Adobe Creative Suite   
  • Must be comfortable working in an environment where change is common, capable of setting priorities under pressure   
  • Must have the ability to work and collaborate with others under little supervision while demonstrating a positive, purpose-oriented work ethic   
  • Must have samples of past work for application to be considered   

Perks of the Job 

  • Meet entrepreneurs, investors, and government officials from across Upstate New York  
  • Thrive in a challenging, dynamic work environment with increasing freedom for responsible workers  
  • Create compelling, unique portfolio pieces  
  • Connect with local startups that are growing and actively hiring  

This is a Spring/Summer internship starting in January 2024. 15-20 hours per week to start, $17/hour.  The internship will be based out of Rev: Ithaca Startup Works. Some night work will be required, including monthly networking nights and occasional events on Cornell’s campus. Seeking two qualified candidates for this position.