Museum of Science Internships

Marketing Internship

Museum of Science, Boston



The Marketing department handles a variety of marketing, external public relations, and media relations activities to help promote the museum to the general public and the press in order to drive awareness and attendance, and enhance the museum's reputation.


The Intern assists with day-to-day activities in the department, which will range from assisting with media relations and publicity, advertising, content development, social media and more. This may include fielding requests for Museum information or assets, assisting with event logistics, helping to maintain the media contacts database, pitching niche media, and writing/editing press releases and media pitches, creating social media posts, email and web content, flyers and brochures.


  • Help write or edit press releases and media pitches 
  • Assist with requests for museum information, photos, or assets 
  • Assist with events, including collateral development, invitations, signage etc.
  • Update and grow press contacts database - Update web materials 
  • Assist with email marketing
  • Assist with social media content creation including occasional live coverage at events 
  • Industry analysis, research, and assisting with presentations


  • Undergraduate or graduate student 
  • Good organizational, speaking, writing, and presentation skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to take directions and work independently 
  • Experience using Microsoft Office including Powerpoint, Excel, and Word


  • Marketing, Public Relations or Communications major preferred


Winter/Spring 2019 (January-December)


8-15 hours a week, primarily during normal business hours 9 to 5 (except events)


$12.00 & $12.25 hourly


Intern benefits include free parking in the Museum garage, close proximity to the Green Line, free admission, discounts in the Museum store and café and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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