Editorial & Social Media Intern

To advance the purpose of InterVarsity, this position will participate in a group process, which results in the creation and implementation of a broad range of high quality communication pieces.


  • Be a maturing disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ
  • Grow in love for God through the classic disciplines of the Christian life
  • Participate in team meetings, project brainstorming, and evaluation sessions
  • Work collaboratively with other intervarsity teams to develop communication tools
  • Write creative copy to market Intervarsity’s ministries, services, and products
  • Write accurate and interesting text for reports, handbooks, brochures, and websites
  • Interview staff, students, and alumni for stories by phone, by email, or in person
  • Research websites, print publications, and video and audio resources for article ideas
  • Generate, edit, publish, and share content (original text, images, videos, etc.) on intervarsity’s social platforms that builds meaningful connections and furthers intervarsity’s brand, in collaboration with other team members
  • Raise personal support at the level assigned by supervisor


  • Annually affirm Intervarsity’s Statement of Agreement
  • Bachelor’s degree (in progress or completed), preferably in journalism, communications, English, or writing
  • Professional writing and proofreading experience
  • Experience with Intervarsity as a student or a staff member preferred
  • Commitment to Jesus Christ and a heart for students, communication, and the arts
  • Commitment to growing relationships with God, his Word, and his people, including the church
  • Ability to work well as part of a diverse team as well as the ability to be a self-starter and work independently
  • Ability to articulate ideas and to think critically about culture and communication
City Madison
State: Wisconsin
Job Status: Full-Time / Non-Exempt / Limited Term
Job Team: 2100 Internships
VP Area: Advancement
Application Due Date: February 15, 2019

How to Apply

External candidates must submit:
  1. Completed InterVarsity General Application*

*If located in California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Oregon, Vermont, Puerto Rico, Albany and Westchester Counties (NY), New Orleans (LA), New York City (NY), or Philadelphia (PA), use the General Application – without salary history

  1. Completed InterVarsity Staff/Pastor Reference
  2. Completed Employment Reference
  3. Email the completed application along with cover letter and resume to Human Resources.

Internal candidates must submit:

  1. Updated Resume
  2. Internal Application
  3. Email the completed application to Human Resources.

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement: Purpose and Doctrinal Basis.