Intern Job Description Template

This intern job description template is a great blueprint to help you create a job posting that will attract the most dedicated candidates. Feel free to revise this outline to meet your specific job duties and requirements, including any unique details of your opportunity. You can also get more ideas about crafting the perfect job description by browsing the rest of our job listings.


[Intro paragraph] The best job descriptions provide 2-3 sentences that will introduce the prospective interns to your company culture and working environment. This is where you can sell your opening to job seekers and set yourself apart from competing job listings.

Intern Job Responsibilities:

  • Understands the overall concept of the company, including the brand, customer, product goals, and all other aspects of service.
  • Rotates through our divisions of responsibility and provides ideas to grow and improve the business.
  • Accepts designated, business-focus projects to research, propose ideas and solutions, and present final project during the internship.
  • Engages with customers or clients and provides service and/or sales.
  • Provide suggestions to management for improving customer service and internal processes.
  • Learns and becomes proficient on internal software systems.
  • Assists in creating performance reports.

[Work Hours & Benefits] It’s always a good idea to highlight the working hours and benefits specific to your business. Potential interns want to learn things like team size, mentor-to-intern ratios, and weekly hour requirements. You can also highlight any of the benefits that set you apart, like contact with upper management or school credits.

Intern Qualifications / Skills:

  • Verbal communication
  • Organization
  • Scheduling
  • Professionalism
  • Customer focus
  • Confidentiality

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • In 3rd or 4th year of college graduate program
  • Prior industry experience is preferred

[Call to Action] The highest performing job descriptions entice potential interns to apply and teach them how, with a compelling call to action. For instance, you can let applicants know whether you’d like them to submit an application via the job listing or if you’d rather them email an application, resume, and supporting documents to a specific person at your company.

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