Content Marketing Intern

Posted: 7/31/2019 | Expires: 8/30/2019

Location: new york, New York
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Operations
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive



Springer Nature is one of the world’s leading global research, educational and professional publishers. It is home to an array of respected and trusted brands and imprints, with more than 170 years of combined history behind them, providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals and resources reach millions of people, helping researchers and scientists to discover, students to learn and professionals to achieve their goals and ambitions. The company has almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries.

Springer Nature is a leading academic and educational publisher serving the needs of researchers, students, teachers and professionals around the world. With our research publishing business, we advance discovery by publishing robust and insightful research, supporting the development of new areas of knowledge, responding to the needs of the research community and making ideas and information accessible around the world. Each year we handle more than 1 million article submissions and publish around 300,000 articles across almost 3,000 journals and 13,000 books.

Within our Research Marketing team, we are offering a Content Marketing Internship for a postgraduate student/early career researcher for eight weeks during Aug/Sept 2019. The placement will be suitable for someone who is seeking a career in content or digital marketing or science communications. The Source is Springer Nature’s blog for the research community, providing insight and discussion on the academic world. This internship will work directly on content development and promotion of The Source to researchers.


Working under the guidance of the Content Marketing Manager, the main activities will be:

  • To conduct and write interviews on topics relating to academic publishing – both from the publisher and the researcher perspective

  • To research and draft blog articles based on topics assigned by the Content Marketing Manager

  • To research/solicit/permission relevant third party content for The Source

  • To proofread and publish blog content on The Source

  • To work with the Content Marketing Manager and Brand/Engagement Marketing Manager to deliver social media (paid and organic) promotion of The Source

  • To shadow the Brand/Engagement Marketing Manager on wider digital promotion of The Source (e.g. PPC)

  • To shadow the Content Marketing Manager on running content marketing team meetings and analysing performance
This paid position (8 weeks) requires 3 to 4 days a week—up to 28 hours —in our New York City offices from July to September 2019.



Must have command over the basics of reporting and writing and a strong interest in science and research. Applicants should be a postgraduate student/early career researcher.

How to apply

By August 16, 2019, please upload a single document including your cover letter, resume and three published or unpublished writing samples explaining science or research issues for general readers. We weight the persuasiveness of your cover letter heavily.


To apply please upload a copy of your CV and covering letter, stating your salary expectations.


Visit the Springer Nature Editorial and Publishing website at for more information about our Research E&P career opportunities.


Springer Nature is an ambitious and dynamic organisation that is home to some of the best known names in research, educational and professional publishing. We are always looking for great people who care about delivering quality to our customers.

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