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IT Engineering Community Engagement Intern - EPSIP
Job Number: 2019-32365
Category: Interns
Location: Shrewsbury, MA
Shift: Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non Exempt
Business Unit: UMass Med School
Department: School - Information Technology - W875000
Union Code: Non Union Position-W00-Non Benefited
Num. Openings: 1
Post Date: Feb. 25, 2019


Complete the online application and include a short essay either in the "resume" field (the resume and essay should be uploaded as one document) or uploaded as a cover letter on your profile. Please choose from ONE of the essay topics below (Please include within your essay, 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.):

  1. Explain how diversity has played a role in your career and how it has contributed to the professional you are today
  2. Based on your background and personal experiences, describe a situation where you fostered diversity
  3. Given your personal background, describe an experience that illustrates what you would bring to the diversity of UMass Medical School or an encounter that demonstrated the important of diversity to you
  4. Please discuss how your record of achievements has been enhanced by exposure to diverse people, places and experiences or publications


Under the direction of the Director of Business Systems & Product Management, The Community Engagement Intern is responsible to engage all internal and external UMMS communities through Digital platforms such as twitter, Facebook, skype and blogs.

This is a 10-week internship and the pay is $15/hour. The position is expected to be full-time over those 10 weeks. 


  • Develop plans for reaching different UMASS Communities through digital media
  • Implement plans for reaching different UMASS Communities through digital media
  • Plans will be focused on promoting and marketing
  • New IT applications and services
  • Assist other UMASS departments promote their services
  • Develop a mechanism to measure the success of the outreach plans
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Candidates pursuing bachelor’s degree or recent graduates in finance, administration or business
  • 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
  • Must be reliable and able to set consistent work hours
  • Ability to use standard office tools and software (MS-Office)


  • An in-depth knowledge and understanding of Digital marketing and techniques
  • An in-depth knowledge of Digital Marketing platforms – twitter, Facebook, skype and blogging
  • Proven interest in digital marketing – past experience with blogging and tweeting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Interests in Health Sciences
  • Interests in IT

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