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The Austin Institute has an immediate opening for a Media and Digital Content intern.


- Undergraduate or Graduate Student

- Excellent writing skills

- Willingness to work flexible hours

- Able to quickly learn and self-teach digital production tools such as the Adobe suite

- Have an eye for design and creation

- Interested both in intellectual formation and the good life more broadly

- Be able to work at Stumberg Hall a minimum of once a week


In general, our interns contribute to the full range of activities of the Austin Institute. In particular, and throughout the year, they help the staff in: 

- Drafting and scheduling e-mail campaigns and other promotional material (on and off social media)

- Promoting and setting up our events, activities, and programs

- Reaching out to other students and groups, on and off campus

- Planning new events and activities that might speak to the true needs of UT students;

- Recording, editing, and promoting our podcasts and YouTube videos.

- Assist in website updates and troubleshooting

- Design, create, and edit video content

- Take pictures for promotional content at events

Based on their skills and background, interns may also help us in research-focused activities or on the policy front. During the spring, they become extremely relevant in the organization and promotion of our High School Summer Seminar. 


Spring semester of 2024. Possible renewal for the summer and ongoing.


- Hourly compensation

- Excellent, fresh coffee (and lots of free snacks!)

- Use of the Austin Institute's home near campus for private study/reading

- Privileged access to our speakers and senior fellows

- Influence/input on the programs/content/schedule of the fall

- flexible schedule

Email your resume and a cover letter to Dr. Orlandi at:

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