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Communications Intern, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University seeks a part-time (4-6 hr/week) intern to work with our communications, events, and core team to help amplify the research and other activities undertaken by the Center and its projects. This is a great position for someone interested in digital communications and in issues related to technology and society.


The intern may be asked to assist with any aspect of the Center's communications, events, and administrative activities, including: Maintaining portions of the Berkman Center website and assisting with other website-related tasks Writing and editing blog posts and other web content Drafting social media posts Helping to produce our weekly email newsletter Designing and distributing materials for events Maintaining press and outreach contacts lists Helping to find new, interesting ways to connect with our audiences, including students

Experience and Skills Sought:

The right candidate will be sharp, motivated, and reliable, and will possess strong organizational skills to help juggle multiple tasks, people, and projects. An understanding of both traditional and social media is key for this position. We are a small team, so a willingness to pitch in on whatever task is at hand is a must. Interest across the broad areas of Berkman Klein research is big plus. Familiarity with website content management systems, Mailchimp, Adobe InDesign/Illustrator, and media monitoring software is helpful, but not required. Bonus points if you are familiar with and interested in multimedia production (podcasts, video, photography).

Work Requirements/Benefits Information:

This position is for approximately 4-6 hours per week. Compensation is the standard Harvard RA/intern rate of $11.50/hour. No other benefits are provided.  Unfortunately we are not able to sponsor a visa for this position.

To Apply:

Please send a resume, as well as links to any online portfolio or writing samples,to Gretchen Weber, the Center's Communications Manager, at

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