Outreach & Communications Internship

Time commitment

  • Approximately 5 hours a week during the summer, approximately June 1 through August 15.
  • Students interested in a both the summer and the fall Outreach Internship should apply for both.


  • Strong academic interest in Themester 2021's Resilience
  • Strong writing, editing, and proof-reading skills
  • Familiarity with InDesign
  • Ability to think creatively to solve problems and generate ideas
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with peers, staff, and faculty
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Preference given to College of Arts and Sciences undergraduate majors and minors

Duties + responsibilities

The general duty of summer interns is to support the director of academic initiatives in communicating with students and community about the fall Themester. A summer intern’s duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Help create and implement a summer social media plan
  • Help collect and maintain information on Themester's fall programs
  • Help write and edit a catalogue of fall programs
  • Help create Themester print and online publicity materials
  • Connect IU students and community members to Themester through outreach activities (examples might include the summer orientation resource fair at Wells Library or Bloomington community events)
  • Help plan Themester's First Thursday activities


The Themester internship is a paid internship with an hourly rate of $10.15 an hour.