Marketing & Communications Intern

Organizational Overview

Where Indiana Intersects With The World… The International Center Intern Team helps U. S. students achieve an international business experience and international students achieve a U. S. business experience, right here in Indianapolis!

The International Center values Diversity, Passion, Excellence, Integrity, and Growth.

Position Summary

The selected intern works in direct support of The International Center’s Marketing and Communications Manager. The Intern is involved in a broad range of communication functions including media (social and traditional), website upkeep, blog, external community and stakeholder relations, and stakeholder analysis. The selected intern will also work on specific projects assigned throughout the semester.


Creation of Marketing Materials:

  • Design and develop marketing materials for The Center which may include posters, fliers, invitations, emails, social media content, and other materials
  • Use a variety of resources to make these materials more creative and appealing

Social Media Management:

  • Maintain The Center’s social media accounts, track and analyze social media analytics, and create monthly social media plans
  • With direct assistance from the marketing and communications manager, recommend topics that most closely match The Center’s expertise and audience’s interests
  • Co-manage The Center’s website on its WordPress platform

Newsletters and News Releases:

  • Write or assist in writing a variety of communication vehicles, including a monthly newsletter
  • Serve as editor for The Center’s blog, including authoring multiple blog posts throughout the semester

Marketing and Promotion Assistance:

  • Take photos at various events to capture The Center’s programs and services
  • Provide support as needed at, working as part of the collaborative team

Special Projects:

  • Help plan, develop materials, present information, and implement new projects, assignments, tasks as assigned
  • Represent The Center at various events in a professional manner

Desired Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a better understanding of international business, cultural diversities, and nonprofit marketing strategies
  • Understand social media trends and features for nonprofits, stakeholders’ interests and how to engage them in a variety of ways
  • Understand The Center’s outreach and marketing strategies and their functions in overall organization and program development
  • Develop and refine processes involved in the planning of small- and large-scale events,
  • Exposure to and experience in administrative processes, design, development and execution of new projects

Desired Skills & Competencies

  • Interest in international affairs, diversity, and/or non-profit marketing
  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience or desire for experience in design, social media management, communication, website maintenance, and/or marketing and communication analysis
  • Professionalism, responsibility, and accountability on public-facing platforms, including website, official social media pages, and interaction with media contacts
  • Desire and enthusiasm for working on a team, with peers and supervisors, to create content that furthers The Center’s mission and vision
  • Cultural awareness


  • Be on time, be present, be engaged
  • Communicate, participate, support your team and the Mission


  • Mentor devoted to your success, plus weekly professional development programming
  • Local and international networking opportunities
  • Collaborative, respectful, fun work culture
  • 15-20 hours per week, hybrid (office/remote) schedule
  • May pay $15/hour, plus $80 monthly parking stipend
  • OPT/CPT, class credit, school stipend/scholarship application support

Next Steps

For more information about The International Center, its mission, internship program, and Frequently Asked Questions, go to

Intern applications and cover letter, including your preferred internship program semester and top 3-4 roles of interest, may be submitted directly here or emailed to


The International Center values diversity, equity & inclusion in all endeavors.

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