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On-Campus Internship Opportunities

On-campus internships provide you the opportunity to gain real experience while working in an academic college or department on campus. The listed opportunities are examples of internships. If you are interested in any of the positions, please reach out to the associated contact.

Alumni Relations and Events Business Manager

Job Summary

The alumni relations and events business manager will organize events from start to finish, manage the alumni community platform (LindenConnect), and develop policies and procedures to ensure the office of alumni relations & special events is functioning efficiently.

The business manager will learn the following skills

  • Process management
    • Time management 
    • Budgeting skills
    • Database administration
    • Policy & procedure development
  • Events
    • Event planning and execution
    • Building relationships and partnerships
    • Advertising and marketing skills
    • Volunteer management

Project Types

  • Event planning revolving around: Homecoming, Spirit Week, Butler Sibley, and Dark Carnival and monthly alumni relations events
  • Weekly content generation & design for social media and LindenConnect
  • Connect with users on LindenConnect and keeping users engaged
  • Manage alumni benefit offerings by talking to local businesses and submitting website updates

Requirements

  • A working understanding of Microsoft Office and Teams
  • A student pursuing a degree in Advertising, Marketing, or Business
  • Customer service mindset, ability to communicate with strangers
  • Ability to call businesses and move equipment for events

The alumni relations & events business manager will report directly to the director of alumni relations while working closely with the manager of special events and the entire advancement and communications staff.  

If interested, please send resume to Rachael Heuermann at rheuermann@lindenwood.edu.

Campus Accessibility Intern

· Accessibility Challenges:
o Campus audit:
§ Intern will compile results from previous campus audits and determine and address gaps in information.
§ The audit will look at buildings, paths, events, and other campus activities and opportunities.
o Based on the audit and focus groups (see below), the intern will develop an interactive, dynamic campus map. The map(s) would provide spatial information to a variety of stakeholders.
 
· Accessibility Opportunities:
o Using the audit results, intern will develop a list of priorities to make LU more accessible and more friendly to students, faculty, and staff with various physical disabilities.
o Intern will coordinate focus groups/meetings with various stakeholders to define gaps in audit results and refine priorities based on experience.
o Intern will develop strategies/materials to facilitate communication (for students, advisors, sponsors of campus clubs/activities, and all other invested parties).
o Intern will begin developing strategies for recruiting students with physical disabilities to our campus in coordination with enrollment management.
 
Job Description:
Are you a social work or special education major? Are you interested in advocacy efforts and social justice? Do you love Lindenwood and its students, faculty, and staff? If so, this might be the opportunity for you! In this internship, you will engage with and advocate for our students, faculty, and staff that have physical disabilities. Internship duties involve performing/refining a full campus accessibility audit, meeting with relevant stakeholders, determining strategies for improving accessibility—in all forms—on our campus, and designing and implementing communication initiatives that increase awareness of and responsiveness to individuals with physical disabilities (or injuries).
 
If you are interested, please send a cover letter, a resume, and at least one letter of recommendation to Meredith Marsh (mmarsh@lindenwood.edu). Note: while this internship aligns with careers in social work, special education, or recreation, it is open to students in any major.

Campus Recreation Intern

Job Summary

Student will work with Student Involvement/Campus Recreation professional staff on programming for Campus Rec. Duties include, but are not limited to:  

Event Planning

  • Assist with the planning of Campus Rec events held throughout the year. This could be a large-scale event such as Pride Wars or small-scale event such as a free giveaway.

Challenges

  • Assist with the planning of “challenges” that will be held throughout the year. This could include fitness challenges, weight loss challenges, step challenges, etc.

New Programming

  • Campus Rec is always looking into adding new programming to what we offer. It will be the intern’s responsibility to help generate ideas for new programs.

Rec Center Responsibilities

  • Assist with Evans Commons Rec Center duties as needed.

Education Requirements

Junior or Senior level student majoring in recreation, sports management, or exercise science.

Previous Work Experience  

Entry-level position. Demonstrated passion for recreation, fitness, and intramurals preferred.

Physical Requirements

Due to working in a Rec Center environment student must be able to lift 45+ lbs. and be able to sit/stand for long periods of time.

Requirements

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on Campus Recreation needs.
  • Familiarity with fitness and recreation concepts

If interested, please contact Ron Heator at rheator@lindenwood.edu.

Campus Recreation Marketing Intern

Job Summary

Student will work with Student Involvement/Campus Recreation professional staff on marketing directives for the Evans Commons Rec Center, Intramural Sports, Group Exercise Programming, Personal training programming, etc. Duties include, but are not limited to:

Social Media

  • Develop a social media marketing plan for various platforms, then execute plan once approved by professional staff.

Internal Marketing

  • Utilize already established information avenues such as: Weekly Roar, Golden Roar, LU Digest, Area accomplishments, etc.

Tabling

  • Tabling includes advertising for Campus Rec in designated areas on campus and talking with students about the various events offered. This may include handing out fliers and encouraging students to get involved.

Event Planning

  • Assist with the planning of Campus Rec events held throughout the year. This could be a large-scale event such as Pride Wars or small-scale event such as a free giveaway.

Education Requirements

Junior or Senior level student majoring in business, marketing, communications, or recreation.

Previous Work Experience  

Entry-level position. Demonstrated passion for fitness and recreation preferred.

Physical Requirements

Due to working in a Rec Center environment student must be able to lift 45+ lbs. and be able to sit/stand for long periods of time.

Requirements

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on Campus Recreation needs.
  • Familiarity with fitness and recreation concepts

If interested, please contact Ron Heator at rheator@lindenwood.edu.

Career Services | Employer Relations Intern

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish new employer contacts and strengthen current employer contacts through outreach activities such as cold calls, emails, and assisting on employer visits (if able).
  • Promote Lindenwood students and alumni to employers as a potential candidate pool.
  • Maintain, update, and expand Handshake contacts.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Handshake and encourage employer registration and use of the system.
  • Create marketing emails to students and alumni of job and internship opportunities.
  • For employers who are interested in developing an internship, act as a liaison between employers and appropriate Career Services personnel.
  • Generate monthly reports of employer visits and positions acquisitions.
  • Serve on the Career Services Office advisory board.
  • Assist Career Services Office in coordinating job fairs and professional development workshops.
  • Attend meetings and network at appropriate professional organizations.
  • Coordinate with CEL and Student Involvement to schedule and set-up employer tables on campus.
  • Collaborate with CEL Team and Interns on day-to-day tasks and projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Current college students at Junior, Senior, or graduate level seeking a degree in human resources, higher education, business administration, communications, English, or education.
  • Excellent ability to communicate in person, print, and electronically to variable audiences.
  • Creative and out-of-the-box thinking.
  • Must be initiative driven, highly motivated, and team oriented with strong interpersonal and written communication skills. 

Participation in

  • CEL Introduction Meeting
  • Service Learning Project
  • Connecting with a Professional Mentor
  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Weekly Intern Check-In Meetings
  • Events Hosted by the CEL 

Supervisor

Elizabeth Ashcraft, Center for Experiential Learning

Pay

Unpaid internship

Hours

Flexible, but mostly within the realm of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday – Friday

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Ashcraft at eashcraft@lidnenwood.edu.

Career Services | Event Management and Promotions Intern - Suits for Success

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organize, sort, and arrange suit donations.
  • If able, make alterations to suits if necessary.
  • Collect suit donations as needed. 
  • Donate non-professional clothing to local organizations.
  • Meet with students who are interested in the program, help them sort through suits and piece together a professional look.
  • Go over the do’s and don’ts of professional dress with students.
  • Plan and implement events to publicize the Suits for Success Program.
  • Create basic advertising material for event.
  • Collaborate with CEL Team and Interns on day-to-day tasks and projects.
  • Coordinate with local organizations and employers, such as Habitat for Humanity, for suit donations. 
  • Act as a general liaison between organization and Career Services Office for suit donations.
  • Collaborate with CEL Team and Interns on day-to-day tasks and projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Qualification

  • Junior or Senior student majoring in fashion design, non-profit, or related field.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Basic sewing skills preferred but not required.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Must have reliable transportation so suits can be picked up from outside organizations 

Participation in

  • CEL Introduction Meeting
  • Service Learning Project
  • Connecting with a Professional Mentor
  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Weekly Intern Check-In Meetings
  • Events Hosted by the CEL 

Supervisor

Elizabeth Ashcraft, Center for Experiential Learning

Pay

Unpaid internship

Hours

Flexible, but mostly within the realm of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday – Friday

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Ashcraft at eashcraft@lidnenwood.edu.

Career Services | Student Success Intern

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Conducting basic resume and cover letter reviews with students and alumni, virtually and in-person. 
  • Presenting workshops on career development topics including resume creation, business etiquette, finding a job/internship, etc. 
  • Assist in the organization and implementation of job fairs, including marketing the event to students, and giving classroom presentations about career fair etiquette.
  • Assisting students with basic career and internship searches, including assisting students in using the online career tools.
  • Assisting in collection and posting of job and internship opportunities on Handshake.
  • Collaborate with CEL Team and Interns on day-to-day tasks and projects. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Current college students at Junior, Senior, or graduate level seeking a degree in human resources, higher education, business administration, communications, English, or education. 
  • Excellent ability to communicate in person, print, and electronically to variable audiences.
  • Creative and out-of-the-box thinking.
  • Must be initiative driven, highly motivated, and team oriented with strong interpersonal and written communication skills 

Participation in

  • CEL Introduction Meeting
  • Service Learning Project
  • Connecting with a Professional Mentor
  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Weekly Intern Check-In Meetings
  • Events Hosted by the CEL 

Supervisor

Elizabeth Ashcraft, Center for Experiential Learning

Pay

Unpaid internship

Hours

Flexible, but mostly within the realm of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday – Friday

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Ashcraft at eashcraft@lidnenwood.edu.

Center for Experiential Learning | Digital Content Intern

Responsibilities

  • Research, develop and create content for social media for Career Services and Study Abroad (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn) and assist with day-to-day account monitoring. 
  • Increase activity on Lindenwood Career Services’ LinkedIn page.
  • Support the Center for Experiential Learning events as needed.
  • Photograph events hosted by the Center for Experiential Learning and create an ongoing database of photos.
  • Create a cohesive brand for the Center for Experiential Learning online.
  • Work with Center for Experiential Learning staff to conceptualize and pitch ideas for social media.
  • Create marketing materials for events and programs for CEL.
  • Draft and send Handshake marketing emails to students and employers.
  • Collaborate with CEL Team and Interns on day-to-day tasks and projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications 
  • Current college student at Junior or Senior level seeking a degree in public relations, communications, English, graphic design, digital content strategy, advertising, marketing or related degree.
  • Excellent ability to communicate in person, print, and electronically to variable audiences.
  • Writing and copyediting experience.
  • Experience with developing messages for social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn).
  • Creative and out-of-the-box thinking.
  • Experience with Adobe applications or Canva is recommended.
  • Must be initiative driven, highly motivated and team oriented with strong interpersonal and written communication skills

Participation in

  • CEL Introduction Meeting
  • Service Learning Project
  • Connecting with a Professional Mentor
  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Weekly Intern Check-In Meetings
  • Events Hosted by the CEL

Supervisor

Erika Hatfield, Center for Experiential Learning

Pay

Unpaid internship

Hours

Flexible, but mostly within the realm of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday – Friday

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Ashcraft at eashcraft@lidnenwood.edu.

Center for Experiential Learning | Project Management Intern

This semester, the project management intern will be focused on Service Learning at Lindenwood University.

Service learning is a multi-disciplinary, experiential learning effort that allows students to engage academically through community service.

Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain community organization partnerships.
  • Build and maintain database of projects and community partners.
  • Attend Service Learning Committee meetings with influential campus staff/faculty.
  • Work with marketing interns to create promotional materials highlighting service learning courses and projects.
  • Co-host, host, and attend service learning workshops as needed.
  • Collaborate with CEL Team and Interns on day-to-day tasks and projects.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Current Junior, Senior, or Graduate level student seeking a degree in nonprofit administration, psychology, sociology, social work, or related field.
  • Excellent ability to communicate in person, print, and electronically to variable audiences, including community partners, senior level campus management, and faculty/staff of Lindenwood.
  • A desire to positively impact local and global communities.
  • Team-oriented, multiculturally adaptable, attentive to current societal issues.

Participation in

  • CEL Introduction Meeting
  • Service Learning Project
  • Connecting with a Professional Mentor
  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Weekly Intern Check-In Meetings
  • Events Hosted by the CEL

Supervisor

Erika Hatfield, Center for Experiential Learning

Pay

Unpaid internship

Hours

Flexible, but mostly within the realm of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday – Friday

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Ashcraft at eashcraft@lidnenwood.edu.

Center for Experiential Learning | Web Content Intern

Responsibilities

  • Organization: Our biggest need is successfully organizing website resources to create a friendlier user experience.
  • Research internal & external webpages to create an action plan for website reconstruction.
  • Assess webpage analytics to understand highest used resources.
  • Create resources hubs for specific student populations.
  • Work with a team of interns to market events.
  • Juggle multiple tasks to ensure project completion efficiency.
  • Collaborate with CEL Team and Interns on day-to-day tasks and projects.
  • Various projects as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Current Junior, Senior, or Graduate level student seeking a marketing, communications, web content, or related field.
  • Excellent ability to communicate in person, print, and electronically to variable audiences including community partners, senior level campus management, and faculty/staff of Lindenwood.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Design and conceptual skills.

Participation in

    • CEL Introduction Meeting
    • Service Learning Project
    • Connecting with a Professional Mentor
    • Professional Development Workshops
    • Weekly Intern Check-In Meetings
    • Events Hosted by the CEL

Supervisor

Erika Hatfield, Center for Experiential Learning

Pay

Unpaid internship

Hours

Flexible, but mostly within the realm of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday – Friday

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Ashcraft at eashcraft@lidnenwood.edu.

Communications | Graphic Design Intern

A graphic designer intern will work closely with the Marketing Department’s Art Director and Graphic Designer on a variety of projects.

A graphic designer intern will learn the following skills

  • Timeline management
  • Understanding how to implement the University’s Brand Guidelines
  • Creative design based on project request forms
  • Development of integrated design executions (i.e., print ads, social media post, etc.)
  • Understanding current industry graphic design best practices
  • Research and share social media creative industry best practices

Project Types

  • Degree slicks
  • Web banners
  • Logo resize, color variations, file type variations
  • Print ads
  • Social media design and resizing
  • Project graphic design support

Requirements

  • A working understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop)
  • A student pursuing a Degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • Resume and Portfolio (website or PDF) demonstrating basic knowledge of layout, typography, print, and industry best practices

The Graphic Design Intern will report directly to the Marketing Director while working closely with the entire Marketing Department Staff.

If interested, please contact publicRelations@lindenwood.edu.

Communication | Social Media Intern

 

Internship Summary

The Communications team, a division of the Advancement & Communications Department at Lindenwood University seeks a student intern to support social media needs. This intern will work closely with members of the Communications team and will report directly to the Director of Communications.

 

 

Intern Responsibilities

  • Creating photo and video content to support social media needs
  • Monitoring a variety of social media accounts and responding appropriately as needed
  • Attending various campus events for content collection
  • Staying on top of the latest social media trends to assist in development of content creation
  • Collaborating with University faculty, staff, students, and alumni on projects

 

 

Anticipated Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize marketing strategies used to gain an engaged and active audience
  • Identify target demographics associated with each social platform
  • Develop content calendar management skills
  • Establish an understanding of how to implement the University’s Brand Guidelines
  • Create an understanding of how social media insights and analytics improve marketing strategies
  • Form work experience with constituents across the University

 

 

Requirements

  • Strong communication skills
  • Resume
  • Current enrollment in a digital marketing degree program
  • Well versed in all social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Snapchat, and TikTok
  • Preferred experience in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator, but not required

Interested applications should send resume and cover letter to Julee Mitsler at jmitsler@lindenwood.edu.

Diversity Intern for Marketing and Communications

Job Summary

The Marketing and Communications teams at Lindenwood University seek a student intern to collaborate and provide perspective to ensure diversity and inclusion in key institution channels. This intern will work closely with members of the Communications and Marketing teams and will report directly to the Director of Communications.

Intern Responsibilities

  • Provide feedback on marketing materials and communications content for inclusion and equitable representation
  • Conduct interviews for content generation and draft content
  • Collaborate with University faculty, staff, students, and alumni on projects
  • Recruit students for inclusion in university highlight stories

Anticipated Learning Outcomes

  • Experience advocating for underrepresented populations to ensure equitable and accurate inclusion
  • Understanding of how to implement the University’s Brand Guidelines
  • A thorough, working knowledge of AP Style
  • Story generation from conception through execution and publishing
  • Work experience with constituents across the University

 Requirements

  • Passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Strong communication skills
  • Resume
  • Preferred previous experience in a journalism or communications role

To apply, please send resume to Julee Mitsler at jmitsler@lindenwood.edu.

Editorial Assistant

Internship Title: Editorial Assistant for the Journal of Geography 
Internship Supervisor: Meredith Marsh, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Geography 
Goals/Main Duties: 
  • Intern will gain experience with every facet of the editorial process, from submission to publication, in a peer-reviewed Journal with a large global audience (4000 subscribers). 
  • Intern will help to manage a database of Journal contributors (reviewers, authors, and co-authors). 
  • Intern will evaluate initial submissions for appropriateness, will help to identity potential reviewers, will send reminders to reviewers as necessary, and will proof manuscripts before they are sent to production. 
  • Intern will help with outreach/publicity efforts, by maintaining the Journal’s social media accounts and brainstorming possible avenues for greater exposure among a variety of potential stakeholders. 
Job Description: 
  • Are you interested in a career related to editing/publication? If yes, consider applying to be an Editorial Assistant for the Journal of Geography! This position provides you with exposure to the entire editorial process—from initial submission to publication. The intern will screen initial submissions for appropriateness, will help to identity potential reviewers, will help maintain the Journal’s database, will edit final submissions before production, and will establish/grow the social media presence of the Journal on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Applicants must be extremely organized, must show good attention to detail, must be reliable and hard-working, and must have strong editorial skills (as demonstrated by at least one letter of reference). 

If interested, please send resume, cover letter, and one letter of reference to Meredith Marsh at mmarsh@lindenwood.edu.

IT Intern

Reports To

Help Desk Supervisor

Position Statement

As part of the internship the selected student will have the opportunity to work with different departments within in IT.

  • Help Desk
  • Tier 2
  • Audio/Visual
  • Networking/Telecom
  • Systems/Datacenter
  • Security

While the selected student will have a well-rounded experience working within the IT Department, much of the work will be with the Help Desk.

Per the College of Science, Technology, and Health, the internship available will provide the opportunity for students to obtain academic credits through an out-of-classroom experience. Any student taking part in this internship will have the opportunity to earn up to three credit hours for working 150+ hours for the semester.

Job Function

  • Assist the Information Technology Team to deliver technology support

Goals of Internship

  • Learn some of the many departments within Information Technology
  • Hands on learning experience

Duration: Fall 2021 Academic School Year

Academic Requirements

Must be at least a second year Information Technology student or a graduate student with an emphasis on Technology

Majors 

Undergraduate level: Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Data Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology with an emphasis in Application Development, information Technology with emphasis in Networking, Game Design.

Graduate Level

Information Technology Management, Cybersecurity Management, Digital and Web Design

GPA

This position requires a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and 3.0 or higher in related major classes

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Tom Falls at tfalls@lindenwood.edu.

LARC | Archives Intern

Lindenwood University Library recently acquired The Sporting News (TSN) archival collection. It is a unique and prestigious collection related to sports and sports history with a heavy emphasis on baseball. The collection in total is rich and reflective of how individuals, businesses, and societies interact with sports. The importance of its contents speaks not only to sports history, but to American cultural history in general. TSN began as a family-owned business in 1886 based in St. Louis, MO, until it was bought by American City Business Journals and moved to Charlotte, NC in 2008. While it has strong ties to the St. Louis area, this collection is recognized by sports historians and archivists across the country. The intern(s) selected will have the opportunity to interact with these artifacts and assist the University Archivist in describing and digitizing these rare and fascinating documents.

Job skills and responsibilities

  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Ability to discern, categorize, and describe materials that fall into the broad category of sports and related subcategories e.g. journalism, business, marketing, civil rights, etc.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of digitization processes
  • Works well cooperatively and self-directed tasks
  • Must be willing to lift boxes up to 40 lbs

If interested, please contact Dr. Liz Macdonald at emacdonald@lindenwood.edu.

LARC | Marketing Intern

Internship or applied learning position for a student with strong project management and marketing skills. This student will concentrate on developing a plan to promote the services provided at the LARC. Tasks include reviewing focus group data, student feedback data, and usage data; interviewing with LARC stakeholders; creating surveys; and collaborating with the LARC marketing team.

Requirements

  • Analyze data
  • Conceive, design, write copy, and layout of marketing plan
  • Ability to broadly understand technical products and communicate the benefits simply and with impact
  • A multiple project, work style is expected
  • Exceptional writer and oral communicator
  • Meet deadlines or give advanced notice if you won’t
  • Must be enrolled in for credit experiential learning course, such as applied learning, practicum, or internship

If interested, please contact Dr. Liz Macdonald at emacdonald@lindenwood.edu.

LARC | Social Media Intern

Internship or applied learning position for a student to responsible for organizing, planning, and overseeing aspects of marketing the LARC. Responsible for posting and tracking content.

Here are some of the social media platforms currently in use: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn.

Requirements

  • A multiple project, work style is expected
  • Exceptional writer and oral communicator
  • Meet deadlines or give advanced notice if you won’t
  • Analyze data
  • Collaborates with team members
  • Must be enrolled in for credit experiential learning course, such as applied learning, practicum, or internship

If interested, please contact Dr. Liz Macdonald at emacdonald@lindenwood.edu.

LARC | Writing and Editing Intern

Internship position for a student to work with the marketing team. Primary tasks include creating copy for marketing materials, editing copy for all platforms – electronic media, social media, and print – editing copy, and providing editorial support for marketing the services in the LARC.

Requirements

  • Exceptional writer and oral communicator
  • Analyze data
  • Meet deadlines or give advanced notice if you are unable to complete tasks
  • Must be enrolled in for credit experiential learning course, such as applied learning, practicum, or internship

If interested, please contact Dr. Liz Macdonald at emacdonald@lindenwood.edu.

LARC | Graphics and Web Design Intern

Internship or applied learning position for a hardworking, creative student to create graphic and web design, print materials, social media and email campaigns promoting the services in the LARC. Great communication skills are necessary to communicate with various team members and stakeholders.

Requirements

  • Ensure creative elements are on target with Lindenwood University brand requirements
  • Builds and develops layouts
  • Conceptualize, create, develop, design and produce web promotions using graphic design software
  • Collaborate with multiple departments.
  • Meet deadlines or give advanced notice if you won’t
  • Analyze data
  • Must be enrolled in for credit experiential learning course, such as applied learning, practicum, or internship.
  • Collaborates with team members

If interested, please contact Dr. Liz Macdonald at emacdonald@lindenwood.edu.

OIE Communications Coordinator

The Communications Coordinator (Student Intern) will support the OIE in achieving its strategic communication objectives.

Description of key duties

  • Support the OIE in adopting the University’s new brand standards by updating documents and communication tools with the secondary mark (logo) and by incorporating the new font options and color palette.
  • Support the OIE in developing and refreshing internal communication assets, such as report templates, downloadable resources, professional development certificates, digital badges, and infographics.
  • Support the OIE in creating and implementing environmental graphics within the OIE office and across campus.
  • Support the OIE in reimagining its website structure and content
  • Support the OIE in managing its blog

Minimum requirements for knowledge, skills, and attributes

  • Understanding of print and digital marketing principles and practices
  • Proficiency using Adobe Creative Cloud applications
  • Proficiency using other design tools as needed
  • Enthusiasm for trying fresh design ideas within the parameters of University Marketing guidelines
  • Ability to listen, seek input from others, use feedback to improve ideas, and collaborate with others
  • Ability to provide some examples of previous work
  • Ability to stay up-to-date on trends and to make recommendations for adjustments to communications strategies and practices
  • Superior time management skills and ability to meet deadline
  • Ability to think analytically and critically

If interested, please contact Kaitlyn Maxwell at assessment@lindenwood.edu.

University Communications Intern

The Communications team, a division of the Advancement and Communications Department at Lindenwood University seeks a student intern to support internal and external communications needs. This intern will work closely with members of the Communications team and will report directly to the Director of Communications.

Intern Responsibilities

  • Drafting original communication for use in web, print, and digital media including but not limited to University website stories, alumni stories, social media content, large-scale email requests, media inquiries, and media buys
  • Copyediting internal and external documents for grammar, punctuation, and adherence to brand guidelines
  • Conducting interviews for content generation
  • Collaborate with University faculty, staff, students, and alumni on projects

Anticipated Learning Outcomes

  • Content calendar development and management
  • Understanding of how to implement the University’s Brand Guidelines
  • A thorough, working knowledge of AP Style
  • Story generation from conception through execution and publishing
  • Work experience with constituents across the University

Requirements

  • Strong communication skills
  • Current enrollment in a writing-intensive degree program
  • Resume
  • Writing sample of short and long-form story/copy
  • Preferred previous experience in a journalism or communications role, and working knowledge of AP Style Guide

If interested, please contact Julee Mitsler at jmitsler@lindenwood.edu.

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