IT Communications Intern

For Students

Department: IT Administration. The IT Administration team oversees communications to the Fordham University community. They are also responsible for IT talent management, professional development, business office operations, and
non-security-related policies.
Position: IT Communications Internship
Supervisor: Manager, IT Communications
Summary: IT seeks a dynamic self-starter experienced with WordPress, website content management, social media platforms, and writing to assist IT marketing and communications efforts. On average, 8-10 hybrid hours of work per work on the Rose Hill Campus.
  • Must possess strong writing skills.
  • Must be a sophomore in the year of appointment.
  • Must be a full-time Fordham undergraduate student in good academic standing.
  • Must have successfully completed Fordham University's Composition II course or the equivalent.
  • Must be a reliable, quick learner who can work with minimal supervision.
  • Open-minded and willing to work on a variety of projects.
  • Comfortable with WordPress, Google Workspace, and Adobe applications, such
    as InDesign and PhotoShop. Some training can be provided.
  • Photography and photo editing skills a plus
  • Knowledge of HTML a plus
  • Must uphold, enforce, and abide by all university policies.


  • Write blog posts about technology at Fordham for IT News
  • Prepare presentations, articles, reports about IT services 
  • Assist with updating IT's web pages. Training in Terminal 4 (T4), the website
    CMS, will be provided.
  • Curate an online presence on X (@FordhamIT) that is targeted to students, as well as a general stream with news and information about technology relevant to the Fordham community.
  • Develop content for IT’s Instagram page (@Fordham_IT)
  • Collaborate with the Manager of IT Communications on new ideas, directions, and media for communications and marketing to the University.
  • On-site assistance with events sponsored by IT at Rose Hill and Lincoln Center.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills

  • An effective communicator with strong writing skills.
  • Pays close attention to details, double checks work.
  • Firm grasp of how to use X and Instagram effectively. Experience with other social media and blogging platforms. 
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multitask, and meet deadlines.
  • Reliable and on time for appointments, responds promptly to emails, appointment invitations, and text messages during the University's regular business hours.
  • Gain experience in communications and working for an IT organization.
  • Build your portfolio.
  • Establish employment references from an IT organization.
  • Flexible scheduling.

Compensation: $18.00 per hour

Apply to this job. You will be asked to attach your resume to the job application.

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