We’re Hiring – Paid 2018 Summer Internship in Marketing/Digital/Multimedia

MaREI (Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland) is a €55M research, development and innovation hub comprising 200 researchers assisting Ireland’s transition to an internationally competitive, low-carbon society. Our research focus is in the energy and marine sectors, addressing the global challenges of blue growth, climate action, and the energy transition.

MaREI undertakes multi-disciplinary research in marine renewable energy, materials and structures, observations and operations, coastal and marine systems, bioenergy, energy policy and modelling, and energy management.

We are looking to fill a Marketing/Digital/Multimedia paid intern role for 3 months.

 Your duties will include but may not be limited to the following:

  • Website:
    • Update homepage weekly (news, events, features, blogs)
    • Review the website for content gaps, check links, add imagery, etc
    • Recommend improvements and implement additions (e.g. industry case studies, publications database, animated infographics, etc)
    • Encourage blog posts from researchers (including video posts)
    • Google Analytics/Stats & SEO (add keywords across all content)
  • Newsletter: Quarterly for general public and tailored version for industry
  • To contribute to the MaREI social media accounts & analytics of same
  • Multimedia: Work with researchers to create engaging material (eg demos, models, graphics, posters, flyers, etc)
  • Video: production of short videos for use online and at events.


  • You will ideally be able to start on June 5th or earlier
  • Doing a course in a relevant discipline i.e. Marketing/Communications, Multimedia, Digital, Media/Broadcast/Video Production, etc
  • Have completed at least 2 years of the relevant course
  • Experience in website CMS e.g. WordPress
  • Experience with digital and/or social media tools
  • Creative flair and skills in design software packages / multimedia tools / video production (or a willingness to upskill) would be a distinct advantage.

Salary: €1,200 per month for 3 months, total €3,600

Points to Note:

  • We’re based in Ringaskiddy, Cork and the 223 bus travels from South Mall to our building. If you have a car there is free parking on site.
  • We can be flexible in terms of work hours.  Regular hours are 9am – 5pm but if travelling by bus you may work from 10am – 4pm.

Please send your CV or a request for more information to ei.ccu@ronnoco.eed