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Website/Graphics/Marketing Intern - EPSIP
Job Number: 2017-28621
Category: Interns
Location: Shrewsbury, MA
Shift: Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non Exempt
Business Unit: ForHealth Consulting
Department: Commonwealth Medicine - CWM Marketing Communications - W401422
Job Type: Intern (Full Time)
Salary Grade: ..
Union Code: Non Union Position-W00-Non Benefited
Num. Openings: 1
Post Date: March 1, 2017



Complete the online application that includes uploading a resume and include a short essay in the "resume" field (the resume and essay should be uploaded as one document). Please respond to the essay question below:


  • Please write a short essay demonstrating your diversity competencies through life experiences and state why you would like to enroll in the program (Please include examples from personal experience, observation, research, and or scholarship. The essay should be succinct and be your original work. It should also reflect an excellent command of English grammar, style and syntax. Maximum length 200 words.)




The Marketing Communications department provides Commonwealth Medicine (CWM) with communications and marketing support.  We provide a variety of services such as conference/event support, website development, social media support, graphic design services, writing/editing support for brochures, sell sheets and white papers, internal communications support, external (media) relations story development and placement, and marketing plan development.  


The Marketing Communications department seeks a 2017 summer intern to assist with several website and marketing projects.  Under the direct supervision of the Senior Web Development and Creative Manager, the intern will organize multiple image and online portfolios, update Intranet and Internet websites, write content, and contribute to department projects. 





  • Cataloging and updating stock photo images resulting in an organized portfolio for easy retrieval on our intranet by Commonwealth Medicine business units
  • Cataloging creative project files on group shared drive resulting in project files being organized, identifiable and available for quick and easy reference
  • Contributing to the development of Intranet and Internet updates including content creation and posting — resulting in materials that can be utilized in an intern’s portfolio
  • Developing conference guide materials for UMass staff attending various conferences
  • Developing/updating power point presentations for key executive meetings and for presentations at conferences
  • Organizing internal events and activities
  • Conducting research to provide background information for conferences, marketing materials and website and social media content



  • Candidates pursuing bachelor’s degree or recent graduates
  • Related experience preferred
  • Basic analytical and communication skills
  • Attention to detail with the ability to collect and record information from a wide variety of sources
  • Ability to use standard office tools and software (MS-office)
  • Must be reliable and able to set consistent work hours


  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Adobe Creative Suite (candidates with Adobe Creative Suite experience a plus)
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Writing and editing experience
  • Ability to work independently and contribute to a team environment



  • No unusual working conditions
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of this position with reasonable accommodation if disabled
  • Frequent interaction with department’s management staff and university peers
  • Base of normal office environment with high rate of interruption
  • Occasional exposure to lifting heavy items

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