BYU-Pathway Worldwide employees
BYU-Pathway Worldwide employees
Intern and Student Employee
Job Descriptions

General Information

Thanks for your interest in BYU-Pathway Worldwide's communication internships and student employment! All positions are remote/hybrid. Applicants must reside in Utah or Idaho and be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who is currently temple worthy.

Part-time (20 hours/week) student employmees must be currently enrolled at a CES school. Internship positions are full-time (40 hours/week), last for 90–120 days, and can be completed up to a year after graduation. All positions are paid.

Job openings

  • Communication
  • Social Media
  • Messaging
  • Website Content
  • Project Management
  • Graphic Design

Communication Intern/ Student Employee

As a communication intern, you’ll apply expert writing skills as you assist the communication manager in sharing the inspiring story of one of the most unique and fastest-growing organizations in the Church. As a member of a professional communication department, you will get to collaborate with our messaging, digital marketing, and graphic design teams. You will gain meaningful experience applicable to the communication field and create quality content for your portfolio.

You’ll play a crucial role in helping BYU-Pathway Worldwide clearly and effectively communicate its offerings and mission to a diverse audience of more than 65,000 students from 180 countries. You will generate copy for a variety of communications, including student spotlights, news articles, websites, marketing emails, and help resources; conduct interviews; maintain an editorial calendar; and carry out other administrative tasks, as needed.


  • Use strong writing, communication, and editing skills
  • Participate in all steps of the writing process
  • Conduct interviews
  • Follow directions and meet fast-paced deadlines
  • Plan, organize, and use time management
  • Pay close attention to detail


  • Earning/earned a degree in communication or English (preferred)
  • Microsoft and online office applications (Google Docs/Drive)
  • Brightspot and/or another web content management tool
Social Media

Social Media Interns/Student Employees

Digital marketing interns/student employees on the social media team will develop their skills by working with senior marketing managers on a range of organic content creation, media buying and data analytics.

The intern/student employee will work with the marketing team to help create digital assets using a mix of developed design templates and will help develop new designs to allow us to reach our target market.

They will partner with the marketing managers to deliver timely content to marketing and communication teams across the Church and CES. They will practice the skills of project management while learning how to effectively market a brand online.


  • Meet deadlines while juggling multiple projects.
  • Work collaboratively with other designers, writers, content creators, stakeholders, etc.
  • Communicate with senior marketing staff, team members, and stakeholders to receive on the job training and constructive criticism.


  • Basic knowledge of social media platforms
  • Canva
  • Basic design rules
  • Microsoft Word and Excel

Marketing Specialist Student Employee

As the part-time messaging and marketing specialist, you’ll play a crucial role in helping BYU-Pathway clearly and effectively communicate with its diverse audience of more than 65,000 students from 180 countries, as well as service missionaries and employees.

You will write copy for, design, and send a variety of messaging (e.g. weekly updates, enrollment/registration reminders, text messages, surveys, and marketing campaigns); set up engaging customer journeys; prepare distribution lists; maintain a messaging calendar; monitor email analytics and nurture leads; and carry out other administrative tasks, as needed.


  • Currently pursuing a degree in communication, digital marketing, business, web design and development, or another comparable field
  • Proficient knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Excel and online office applications (Google Docs/Drive)
  • Solid understanding of English grammar and ability to review engaging marketing copy
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Creative, analytical, tech-savvy, flexible
  • Able to meticulously follow directions and pay attention to detail
  • Able to identify patterns and use logic to solve complex problems
  • Uses time wisely and meets quick deadlines

Bonus skills/experiences:

  • Work experience that demonstrates marketing and professional writing skills
  • HTML and CSS
  • Understanding of basic design principles
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing (or another email messaging tool)
  • Skipio, Twilio, or another SMS messaging tool
  • WhatsApp
Website Content

Website Content Intern

Join BYU-Pathway Worldwide as it improves lives throughout the world by providing increased access to higher education that is completely online and affordable. This is an amazing opportunity to contribute to one of the most unique and fastest-growing organizations in the Church.

As a web content intern, you are willing to help ensure that the BYU-Pathway and EnglishConnect websites are accessible, usable, and accurate. The successful candidate will support the web content and communications manager in researching website trends as well as gathering, writing, editing, organizing, and posting web content in the form of text, photos, and videos. The internship is specifically designed for candidates with a strong interest in improving user experience in web content creation and/or communications.


  • Under the direction of the web content and communications manager, work to update and add content to websites, investigate and identify errors, and build new web pages
  • Utilize strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills to write and refresh content on multiple websites
  • Work with other professionals such as the communications team, web developers, and operation managers to draft, review, and publish new web pages
  • Learn and maintain brand and website standards


  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Desire to learn basic web trends and best practices, including Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
  • Consistent demonstration of professionalism, responsibility, and initiative
  • Ability to complete tasks under deadlines while managing multiple projects
  • Motivated, creative, detail-oriented, adaptable, and dependable
  • Team player who also excels as an individual contributor
  • Experience with Wordpress, Brightspot, and/or another content management system

Preferred qualifications:

  • Basic understanding of visual/user-centered web design
  • Search engine optimization
  • Basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and/or Javascript
  • Students with a focus in Communications, Web Design, Digital Media, or Marketing
Project Management

Project Manager Intern/Student Employee

As a project manager at BYU-Pathway Worldwide you’ll be a part of a dynamic and energetic team. You’ll collaborate with messaging, digital marketing, and graphic design teams to carry out a wide range of communications projects to serve more than 65,000 students in 180 countries. As a project manager, you’ll have the unique experience of overseeing projects from start to finish, developing a sense for the whole scope of the organization.


  • Work with a team to complete projects and tasks on schedule 
  • Follow up with ongoing projects 
  • Schedule meetings with Communications team members and clients to discuss projects and processes  
  • Present proposals, create tasks, determine deadlines, and assign projects 
  • Inventory management and organization 
  • Provide administrative and clerical assistance  
  • Work directly with the Project Management Manager and others as needed  


  • Strong writing and reporting skills 
  • Responsible, reliable, and accountable 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Able to complete projects thoroughly and on time with minimal supervision  
  • Excellent project organization and management skills 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)  
  • Flexible and adaptable to change 
  • Highly detail-oriented and mindful of others’ needs 
  • Strong ability to prioritize competing tasks, demands, and responsibilities 
  • Ability to provide high quality work under pressure and deadlines  
  • Licensed driver with access to a vehicle 
Graphic Design

Graphic Design Intern/Student Employee

Graphic design interns at BYU-Pathway Worldwide will develop their skills by working with senior creative staff on a range of design projects. The Intern will work with the communication team to help create assets that require a knowledge of core design skills such as conceptual development and working within a project scope. They will exercise their talents to help produce high-quality campaigns that will involve skills in typography, layout, branding, motion graphics and web design.


  • Meet deadlines while juggling multiple projects.
  • Work collaboratively with other designers, writers, content creators, etc.
  • Communicate with senior creative staff, team members, and stakeholders to receive on the job training and constructive criticism.


  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including:
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign

Bonus skills:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint
  • After Effects and other Video Editing software