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Intern-Marketing (unpaid)

Harris-Stowe State University is a historically Black institution (HBCU) located in the heart of vibrant midtown St. Louis, Missouri.  Harris-Stowe’s beautiful campus is minutes from the renown Gateway Arch, St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Art and History Museums, Forest Park and other cultural and educational institutions.  Harris-Stowe’s diverse faculty and staff provide a wide range of academic programs to one of the most culturally diverse student bodies in the St. Louis region. 

The Intern is expected to enhance the overall marketing of the University to prospective students through traditional printed materials, social media, and content development.  The yearlong position will require extensive collaboration with our Graphic Designer, Assistant Director of Media Services, and Admissions Office Personnel.

Job Title

  • Marketing Intern – Office of Admissions


  • Harris-Stowe State University Main Campus

Duration and Schedule

  • 2018-2019 Academic Year, 10 – 15 hours per week

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Director of Admissions with developing marketing materials for the 2018-2019 Academic Year.
  • Working alongside the Admissions Staff, Faculty, Assistant Director of Media Services, and current students to develop video content for prospective student recruitment.
  • Maintain and expand upon Admissions Office Social Media platforms in order to increase prospective student awareness and connectivity.
    • Create relevant and timely content for Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, and other Social Media sites.
    • Coordinate social media “hornet hours” where prospective students live tweet, snap, message, etc. Admissions Counselors, Current Students, Faculty, and Staff in order to ask questions.
    • Assist the Admissions Staff with creating virtual and printed content for on and off campus events throughout the Academic Year.
    • Assist the Student Experience Coordinator with Volunteer and Student Ambassador Recruitment.
    • Complete other duties as assigned.   

Required Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s in Marketing or Communications.
  • 3.0 GPA or Higher

Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more years of experience with Social Media, Print, and Video Content Development
  • Working knowledge of Windows Movie Maker, Apple’s iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro, or video editing software of equal or greater capability.
  • Adequate knowledge of how to operate Social Media platforms.


  • This is an unpaid internship

EOE Statement

Harris-Stowe State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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