Do you like words and science? Will you laugh at our jokes? If you’re nodding your head, you may be a fit for our first-ever science writing/content marketing internship! 

Content marketing is a fancy term for a writer who also thinks through the strategy of what materials should be developed and how it will be found/distributed. We can teach you all of that – provided you have a passion for science/biotech/healthcare and expertise in writing and communications. 

What you’ll be up to:

This is a paid internship with an initial engagement period of three months. We’ll have 30-/60-/90-day check-in meetings to monitor your progress. Day-to-day, you’ll be:

    • Working from home (for now) with an internet connection. We do a lot of video calls, so you’ll still be absorbed into our CG Life family and culture
    • Reporting to the Director of Content and her awesome content teammates, who are just fantastic. What a privilege! 
    • Supporting the agency with research, management, and writing – everything from long-form whitepapers to mid-sized blog posts to short-form social media content
    • Learning about the life science/healthcare industry and content marketing theory and practice – including search engine optimization

Key Responsibilities

It’s your responsibility to be responsive and responsible and to: 

    • Enthusiastically embrace a range of tasks and requests
    • Manage your own time, budgets, and deadlines
    • Work to understand complex scientific topics and the business behind science and healthcare 
    • Develop and coordinate reports, agendas, meeting recaps, and other materials
    • Jump into our own agency marketing, helping promote CG Life through blog posts, newsletters, social media, and more
    • Seek guidance and learning opportunities within the content team and the wider agency
    • Attend department and company meetings
    • Track your time on a daily and weekly basis
    • Have fun. We love what we do and, hopefully, that’s contagious!

Requirements

Ideally, you will have a degree in communications or a science-related field – but we understand that not everyone made good career choices at college. What really matters is that you want to pursue this career long-term. You should also possess:

    • Flexibility: Every day here is different and there’s often no template for what we need to get done
    • Great oral and written communications skills
    • Attention to detail and consistency in whatever you do
    • Ability to work in varying project cycles with overlapping deadlines when needed
    • Not flustered by change; can adapt to strategies on the fly
    • Impeccable spelling and grammar; an understanding of AP-style preferred
    • Excellent research, organizational, and learning skills
    • High comprehension of Word, Excel, and Google Docs
    • A positive disposition

If this sounds like you, send your resume to jobs@cglife.com along with a cover letter outlining why you would rock this position. If we’re picking up what you’re putting down, we’ll reach out and likely ask you for a writing sample (an original ~500-word blog post). 

We look forward to hearing from you!