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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 a marketing and communications intern for spring 2022 with the potential to extend for summer 2022. We are seeking a self-starter with strong interests in writing, event promotion, graphic design, and social media. The successful candidate will bring new creative ideas, be able to work independently and manage multiple competing deadlines.

Job Openings:

Marketing & Communications Assistant


  • Create content and a posting schedule for a number of social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube
  • Draft content that can be used for blogs, social media, and email newsletters
  • Collect, resize, and organize photos and logos
  • Help in the creation of email newsletters
  • Create simple graphics using Adobe Photoshop, Indesign and/or Canva
  • Collect social media and website metrics for quarterly reports
  • Aid in event promotion


  • Student 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 two 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 an 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 summer internship, starting in May, 20-25 hours per week to start, $16 per hour.  The internship will be based out of Rev: Ithaca Startup Works with the ability to work remote at times. Some night work will be required including monthly networking nights and occasional events on Cornell’s campus.