The NA3RsC communications intern is responsible for carrying out our engagement & communications efforts which allow us to fulfill our mission & increase our impact. You will plan and create digital content such as social media posts, emails, website updates, and more. You will work closely with the executive director in this role.
Salary/Benefits: Unpaid, but excellent resume/skill building & networking opportunities. You may also be able to apply for credit from your university.
Job Status: Part time, 10 hours/week for 12 months
Create & distribute email communication such as our monthly newsletters and welcome series
Manage social media accounts including the creation, scheduling & posting of content, and tracking account analytics (LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.)
Create graphics/visuals for NA3RsC usage & promotion
Assist in website development & updates
Assist in the maintenance of our subscriber & donation database
Demo potential communication platforms
Assist in collecting & coding data from internal research projects
Other appropriate responsibilities as requested by staff
Excellent attention to detail, organization, & communications
Supportive of animal research & pro-research efforts
Ability to work with minimal direct supervision
Strong computer & internet skills
Working knowledge of social media platforms/graphic design (preferred)
Experience working in WordPress, Canva, & MailerLite (preferred)
The North American 3Rs Collaborative (NA3RsC) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance science, innovation, and research animal welfare.
We facilitate collaborative opportunities to refine, reduce, and replace animals in research. We are unique in growing partnerships between academics, pharmaceutical companies, vendors, technology providers, contract research organizations, government organizations, regulatory agents, and other non-profits. This diversity is reflected in our organizational leadership. Such partnerships are essential for the development and implementation of the 3Rs. We aim to be a leading authority on the 3Rs in North America & globally.
1. To facilitate key collaborative initiatives for meaningful 3Rs impacts. Each initiative will stimulate research, education, & interaction between stakeholders with the overarching goal of accelerating the adoption of key 3Rs approaches. Currently, those initiatives are centered around translational digital biomarkers, microphysiological systems, rodent health monitoring, and refinement.
2. To increase awareness of new 3Rs research via conferences, podcasting, our newsletter, webinars, etc.
3. To be a foundational partner for institutional 3Rs programs by providing education and mentorship