Student Marketing Manager Paid Internship Opportunity

Exciting Undergraduate Student Internship Opportunity at Millersville University!

Are you a dynamic and creative Millersville University undergraduate student looking to gain valuable marketing experience? Do you want to work with a team that values professionalism, creativity, and innovation? Millersville University is thrilled to announce an incredible internship opportunity for a Student Marketing Manager within the University Housing & Conference Services (UHCS) department. We are seeking student candidates in their senior year with majors in Business Administration, Business Analytics, English / Writing Studies, Interactive and Graphic Design, Management, and Marketing.

Position Overview: As a Student Marketing Manager intern, you will play a pivotal role in representing the UHCS department and engaging with students, families, visitors, and the wider MU community. You’ll be at the forefront of promoting departmental initiatives and events through various marketing channels, including the department’s blog, social media, and traditional media.

The UHCS blog serves as a vital educational resource for residents and their parents, addressing current topics related to housing, applications, and department-sponsored activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and promote engaging content for the UHCS blog, social media platforms, and print materials.
  • Collaborate with various university stakeholders to boost the reach of departmental content.
  • Manage and monitor social media accounts, including Instagram.
  • Record and analyze metrics related to marketing strategies and departmental goals.
  • Conduct research on industry-related topics to identify student needs and trending subjects.
  • Maintain confidentiality and uphold ethical standards.
  • Develop audiovisual presentations and written materials for the department.
  • Attend training workshops and professional development opportunities, supported by the department.


To be eligible for this internship, you must:

  • Be a full-time student at Millersville University.
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.30.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Possess experience in social media, particularly Instagram.
  • Showcase strong writing, proofreading, and editing skills.
  • Exhibit excellent research, organizational, and time management abilities.
  • Be flexible to work during university breaks.
  • Show a commitment to diversity.
  • Successfully complete background checks (Act 34, Act 114, and Act 151).

Preferred Skills:

While not mandatory, experience or familiarity with the following will be advantageous:

  • Blogging, particularly using the WordPress platform.
  • Understanding of SEO best practices.
  • Experience with digital publishing and generating traffic.


In return for your dedication and hard work, you’ll receive the following benefits:

  • Competitive hourly wage of $11.00.
  • Personalized mentorship from the Director of University Housing & Conference Services.
  • Opportunities to learn from and network with marketing professionals through professional development and training opportunities.
  • Paid professional membership to the American Marketing Association for one year.
  • The chance to build a portfolio of work for future employment.
  • Potential for continued paid student employment in this role if you remain enrolled as a Millersville University student, including full-time during the summer months.

This is an exceptional opportunity for aspiring marketers to gain hands-on experience, work with an experienced team, and leave their mark on the Millersville University community.

If you’re ready to kickstart your marketing career and make a difference at Millersville University, apply today. Don’t miss the chance to enhance your skills, develop your professional network, and contribute to our vibrant campus community.

Application Deadline: Friday, November 17, 2023, by 4:30 p.m. 

You can apply through the Millersville University Handshake portal using your MU credentials. For more information, please contact Dr. Scott M. Helfrich.

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