Spring 2024 Small Business Marketing/Consulting Internship

The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center
Application process open to current University of Scranton Students:

Gain valuable experience by assisting the SBDC with center marketing and small business consulting! You'll be assisting the SBDC team in helping small business clients craft their marketing strategies and maintaining the digital presence for The University of Scranton SBDC. 

The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides consulting and training to businesses of an 8-county region of northeastern Pennsylvania. An accredited affiliate of America’s SBDC and the Pennsylvania SBDC network, the SBDC is part of the Kania School of Management and is located on The University of Scranton’s campus.



  • Spring 2024, February start, 10-12 weeks
  • 10-20 hours per week / $10/hour
  • The SBDC is located on The University of Scranton campus

* Requirement: Students are required to check with their college/university career development office to find out if there are any guidelines and/or requirements that must be followed for the internship, whether by the student and/or the small business host. They are also a great resource for help with cover letters and resumes.


  • Must be a current University of Scranton student, enrolled in classes for the upcoming semester
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media platforms (including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, LinkedIn)
  • Experience conducting library and internet research
  • Experience with Microsoft applications, basic photo, and video editing software/apps, and design tools/apps such as Canva
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Graphic design or video-editing skills are a plus, but not required


Develop your marketing skills by:

Working with SBDC consultants to assist start-ups and growing businesses

  • Reviewing business plans, assisting with marketing research
  • Completing competitive, industry, and trend analysis
  • Identifying social media strategy and suggesting professional content
  • Incorporating client goals, along with the above research and analysis into a team development of practical marketing plans/strategies for area businesses

Assisting with SBDC marketing and social media efforts

  • Assisting the team with maintaining the digital presence for The University of Scranton SBDC on various social media and digital platforms
  • Providing help with sourcing, creating and publishing relevant content and developing ideas
  • Helping to promote the Small Business Internship Initiative as a Student Ambassador
Type: Marketing/Consulting
Deadline: 12/10/2023

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You will be able to upload your cover letter and resume in any of the following document formats: Text, Word Document, Rich-text Document, or PDF