Closed: Marketing + Events Summer 2021 Intern

April 19, 2021 |


May – August 2021
Hours per week: 10

We are looking for an enthusiastic intern to join our team and provide creative ideas to help achieve our goals. You will have administrative duties in developing and implementing marketing strategies, as well as assisting in various other areas of ICAD and MERGE. This may include playing hostess for events, moving tables and chairs, cleaning closets or unstacking a dishwasher. We wear many hats!

This internship will help you acquire marketing, event planning and overall life skills and provide you with knowledge of various kinds. Ultimately, you will gain broad experience working for a small non-profit economic development group and should be prepared for a fast-paced work environment with changes at every corner while having a lot of fun!

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Liz at The deadline to apply is May 5th.


Social Media Management of ICAD and MERGE accounts

  • Facebook: ICAD, MERGE, #IowaBrag, #1MC
  • Twitter: ICAD, MERGE, #IowaBrag, #1MC
  • Instagram: MERGE, #IowaBrag

Updating MERGE monitor weekly

Input events on ICAD website & Facebook

Assist in planning events and monthly programming

Assist with set-up and teardown of events @ MERGE as needed

Assist with investor relations

Assist as needed with various responsibilities @ MERGE for ICAD team, CoLab members and events


  • Self-motivated
  • Creative and flexible
  • Ability to work individually or with a team
  • Ability to quickly produce content and change course with little information
  • Event planning knowledge & ability to execute without much oversight
  • Marketing knowledge
  • Social media knowledge
  • Graphic design knowledge ( acceptable)