Marketing Intern

Earthwatch is an international environmental nonprofit organization that engages people in scientific field research and education. To achieve our mission, we offer research expeditions at exciting locations around the globe. Participants on these expeditions assist top scientists as they investigate important questions about how we can better protect our planet.

This position is no longer recruiting!

Location: Boston, MA, United States

Position Type: Intern (unpaid)

Department: Marketing

Deadline for Application: 02 October 2014


The Marketing Intern will assist the marketing department in generating and updating written communications produced by the team. Based on interest and skills, the intern may also be involved in online research, graphic design and social media.


Partner with the Earthwatch marketing team to develop online and offline content, and conduct internet research. Major duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Updating Earthwatch marketing information on external sites. 
  • Identifying new websites and blogs for increasing Earthwatch’s online presence.
  • Organizing blogs and videos submitted by volunteers.
  • Assisting with editing and design of ongoing social media and marketing publications.
  • Providing administrative support for other marketing projects.


  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Strong writing ability
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Basic InDesign and Photoshop knowledge a plus
  • Ability to work independently, while also supporting a team
  • Ability to move between multiple projects

While this internship is unpaid, we do have an attractive intern recognition program. Interns receive credits to be used toward a qualified Earthwatch expedition, an exciting opportunity to participate in important field research projects.

We are looking for an intern to work between 2 to 4 days per week, with a minimum of a 10-week commitment.

All applicants must make their own living arrangements for them to stay within commuting distance to Boston, placement will be based on qualifications and availability.


Find us on LinkedIn, where you can learn more about our organization and staff.