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Marketing & Communications Interns

These roles are currently filled. We will begin considering new applications in the Spring 2024 semester. 

Job Description

The I School seeks motivated interns to join the communications team. Communications include content production for the web, social media, and various campaigns, and support the I School’s degree programs in Information, Data Science, and Cybersecurity; as well as alumni and external relations. 

We seek students passionate about content creation, social media and marketing, and online community building, who are team players that will relish the challenge of helping the I School share our story.

As an intern, you will grow a communications portfolio, gain experience in a professional environment, make an impact through storytelling that supports important research and student success, and take an active role in team brainstorming and pitch ideas.

Graphic Design Intern:

In Spring 2024 we will be actively recruiting a graphic design intern to begin training and work through the 2024/25 academic year.


  • Creates visual content for web, newsletters, social and more
  • Creates digital assets for long-term use, such as icons and brand kits
  • Handles creative briefs from various clients with different needs
  • Produces designs across multiple mediums including print and digital
  • Researches existing materials for social media content, such as photos and quotations
  • Assists team members on department-wide projects, such as special newsletters or I School events

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
  • Experience using Canva, Figma, and other tools
  • Proficient in photo editing and illustration

Social Media & Digital Marketing Intern — FILLED

We're actively recruiting for a social media and digital marketing intern. You would train with a current social intern this Spring 2023, while also taking the lead on a new paid digital advertising campaign. 

  • Maintains social media calendar. Drafts post for all channels
  • Pitches ideas for social media content
  • Creates written content for web, newsletters, social and more
  • Faculty, student, alumni, and community profiles and interviews
  • Creates analytics reports on social media activity and recommends content driven by data analysis
  • Crafts and places digital ads

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional experience managing social media accounts
  • Expert in social media trends
  • Excellent writer, detail oriented

Team Responsibilities

  • Helps develop and execute our overall marketing and social media strategies. 
  • Attends weekly marketing team meetings with the expectation to lead on occasion
  • Events: Assists at I School events as needed (e.g., registration, social media posting, photography)

Required Qualifications

  • Berkeley undergraduate or graduate student, available throughout the academic year (Sept–May), with a minimum enrollment expected at UC Berkeley through Spring 2024
  • Independent worker with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Exceptional command of English: efficient and effective writing and editing abilities
  • Demonstrated ability using social media platforms
  • Strong analytical ability: Delves into analytics to improve processes; willingness to learn and research solutions independently and meet deadlines
  • Excellent self-starter, with strong task management and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills & ability to appropriately represent the I School when coordinating with alumni and faculty

Start date

Spring 2024


6–10 hours per week, throughout the academic year (August–May). Some roles may work on a project basis.


Student Assistant III, starting between $18–26 per hour commensurate with experience. Work-study is a plus, but not required.

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How to Apply

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We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Questions may be directed to Caitlin Appert-Nguyen at cappert@ischool.berkeley.edu.

Last updated:

August 2, 2023