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We are looking for an intern who can take on the challenge of developing Digital Marketing and Communication strategies. During the internship, you will take on a project that involves communications with multiple life-science companies.

You will also be responsible for the daily marketing & communication activities for JustPushPlay. The internship project is an excellent opportunity to combine Science with Communication, Marketing,  and Business Development. 

Writing blogs, communicating science to a wide audience, providing insights and updates on innovative companies within the life sciences industry – if this sounds like a delight to you, look no further!

Your Project Responsibilities & Day-to-day Activities

  • Become the subject matter expert on Communication strategies
  • Work on Digital Marketing for JustPushplay and a diverse set of clients
  • Determining the value proposition for the Dutch market
  • Deliver hands-on marketing support
  • Writing interesting blogs about life-science / pharmaceuticals related topics
  • Creating science-related digital content
  • Attracting new business opportunities by sharing knowledge and good content

Candidate Profile

  • Interested in entrepreneurship and not afraid to take responsibility.
  • You have a proactive attitude. Of course, we will supervise, advise, and teach, but we enjoy working with someone who takes charge of a situation.
  • You are eager to learn and grow.
  • Fluent in either English or Dutch.
  • You are familiar with writing blogs and/or papers, and have a creative mindset.
  • Currently pursuing higher education in, e.g., Biomedical Sciences, Biopharmaceutical Sciences, or another Life Sciences study. Preferably a student specializing in Science Communication & Society or Business Studies.


  • Currently pursuing higher education in, e.g., Communication, Marketing, with a strong affinity with the life sciences industry.

What’s in it for you?

We are well-connected in the Life Sciences industry with high-ranking connections that range from Leiden University alumni and start-up companies to business owners and C-level professionals. Of course, we gladly invite you into our network and will introduce you wherever we can. 

We offer opportunities for personal growth and prepare you for a starter position in marketing and communication. Having prior experience with interns, we can offer you proper on-the-job learning and a sound plan to follow and develop.

The project is remarkable because you get to partake in collaboration with a broad set of science companies. This is an excellent way to combine a love for science with marketing, communication and storytelling. Additionally, you will learn a lot about entrepreneurship. All in all, a combination that you won’t find elsewhere!


JustPushPlay is located in PLNT (Langegracht 70, Leiden), centre for entrepreneurship and innovation. This is a place where a lot of innovative minds and creative people meet! Next to the weekly networking drinks, there are interesting events in which you can participate to grow your personal network.

Start Date

The internship can start from November/December/January onwards and preferably lasts for 5 to 6 months at our office at PLNT Leiden.

More Information?

Please get in touch with Kenjiro Lolling for more information.

T: +31614603190


Or apply directly using the form!