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Marketing and Entrepreneurship Intern

Berkeley, California
7 Sep 2023

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) has an opening for a Marketing and Entrepreneurship Intern to join the Intellectual Property Office. In this role, you will help bring Berkeley Lab's science solutions to the world by supporting the marketing, communications, entrepreneurship and outreach objectives that enable the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) to meet their goals of scientist engagement, invention and software disclosures, invention and software licensing, and fostering a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. The Marketing and Entrepreneurship Intern supports IPO's Marketing Communication Specialist in several areas of marketing and entrepreneurial engagement. The intern will work with business development, marketing, and licensing experts to learn and experience the processes of technology and software marketing, innovation culture and entrepreneurship program management.

What You Will Do:

  • Marketing
  • Support/lead Innovation Celebrations across the Laboratory.
  • Provide marketing research and strategy development support.
  • Write marketing pieces, feature stories, and media pieces.
  • Conduct email marketing campaigns: develop contact lists, create email campaigns.
  • Develop and implement social media strategy.
  • Develop graphics or other content for marketing and branding activities; help organize, execute, and distribute creative campaigns.
  • Help organize and market internal webinars.
  • Perform data entry (content for marketing partner websites).

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Project manage the Energy I-Corps entrepreneurship training program; including coordinating I-Corps Lite courses and cohorts, organizing industry-Lab events, coordinating the Berkeley Lab pitch competition, marketing and standing up the Lab's partnering tool for external entrepreneur partners.
  • Manage and maintain IPO's Entrepreneurship website.

What is Required:

  • Current student at an accredited university, senior undergraduate or graduate-level.
  • Strong writing skills; proven project management experience; self-starter.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Graphics skills.
  • Significant science or engineering coursework.


  • For full consideration, please include a cover letter with your submission, noting your anticipated graduation date as well as what you hope to gain from this internship and a bit about your career objectives.
  • This is a part-time student assistant appointment with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs. Ideally the selected candidate can commit to at least 1 year in the position.
  • Salary: Salary for this position is predetermined based on student step rates.
  • Undergrad Student Year 4 (Senior) = $22.02 hourly
  • Graduate Student = $29.37 to $42.65 hourly
  • Hours: This position can operate up to 40 hours per week during the summer months and up to 20 hours per week during the academic school year (September-May). Hours/Days of the week are flexible, however hours worked must be within standard business hours (M-F 8am to 5pm Pacific Time Zone).
  • This position is represented by a union for collective bargaining purposes.
  • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
  • Work may be performed on-site, hybrid, full-time telework. The primary location for this role is Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA. Work must be performed within the United States.

Learn About Us:

Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world's most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab's scientific expertise has been recognized with 16 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.

Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities. To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab- Click Here.

Berkeley Lab is committed to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) and strives to continue building community with these shared values and commitments.

Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We heartily welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and all who would contribute to the Lab's mission of leading scientific discovery, inclusion, and professionalism. In support of our diverse global community, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

Equal Opportunity and IDEA Information Links:

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  • Job Reference: 1108270753-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Berkeley Lab
  • Location: Berkeley, California
  • Salary: On Application