Digital Content Intern at The Field Museum (Chicago, IL)

The Digital Content Intern will assist the Web & Digital Communications team with all aspects of promoting and managing the Museum’s online presence. Working with the Web & Digital Project Manager and the Social Media Strategist, the intern will plan for, create, review, edit and track content for The Field Museum’s website and social media channels.

This is a paid internship open to graduate students and advanced undergraduates. The intern will be expected to work approximately 2-3 days per week for approximately 10-12 weeks – schedule and start date flexible.

Work to be performed:

  • Assist with updating content on the Museum’s website,
  • Work with the Social Media Strategist to gather and produce content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms, including some photography and potentially video production
  • Aid in gathering of and reporting on web and social media analytics for the Museum
  • Help the Web & Digital Communications team plan for and begin a content audit of sections of
  • Various other department projects and duties as assigned

Minimum education required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program, including coursework in communications, marketing, journalism, digital media or museum studies


  • Excellent writing, editing, communication, and research skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team setting
  • Basic comfort level with social media and technology, and a desire to learn more about new platforms and content management systems
  • Interest in anthropology or the natural sciences
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google’s online applications, experience with Adobe Creative Suite desirable

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