By now, it’s been drilled into our minds: yes, social media can impact your future. But, why not use that fact to your advantage?
If you’re into social media, why not apply for a scholarship or internship that involves social media skills? There are plenty of opportunities out there for the Internet-savvy student!
Check out the following internships, involving social media skills:
Social Media Internship – Marvel Entertainment
The Social Media Internship is available to full-time students.
Interns will be involved in social media reporting and analysis, assisting in maintaining the Marvel Audience Network, various online research projects and participation in brainstorming sessions.
An interest in Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and emerging social media networks/technologies is a must.
You must also demonstrate internet knowledge, strong writing, research, and Excel skills and attention to detail and the ability to multi-task to qualify for this internship.
Social Media, Content & Public Relations Internship – Bluefly, Inc.
The Social Media, Content and Public Relations Internship is available to students pursuing a degree in marketing, public relations, or a related field.
Interns will be heavily involved in all aspects of growing the social media footprint for Bluefly, Inc’s flagship brand Bluefly.com and flash sale site BelleandClive.com.
This includes delivering sharp witty updates across our social media profiles, helping develop new content ideas, and assisting in the development of innovative public relations tactics.
Chipotle Student Brand Manager
The Chipotle Student Brand Manager program is open to full-time students.
Brand managers will promote Chipotle to fellow students on campus by representing the brand, seeking out unique opportunities that will connect fellow students with Chipotle, and utilize social media to spread the word.
Students must commit to work five to ten hours per week for two full academic semesters.
Social Networking/ Marketing Internship – A.E. Schwartz Associates
The Social Networking/Marketing Internship is open to students interested in media coordination.
Intern duties may include maintaining the social media space of the business, creating content to disseminate on social networks, working to identify a relevant audience and monitoring day-to-day social media conversations.
You must have excellent communication and organizational skills, the ability to work independently and in teams, the ability to follow through, computer skills, Internet knowledge and experience to be considered for this internship.
Editorial Internship – Folica, Inc.
The Editorial Internship is available to students with blogging and social media experience and an interest in hair.
Responsibilities include: researching hair industry news, trends, events and products / tools; coordinating contests and giveaways; assisting editor with publishing and creative production; potential copy-writing and marketing support for qualified candidates; and completing an intern project of your choosing.
AllHipHop.com Internship is available to currently enrolled in a college or university students that have a passion for urban music and culture; as well as marketing, communications, business development and social media.
You must provide a letter from your college or university confirming that you will receive school credit. Non-college students are welcomed to apply.
Candidates must also possess excellent computer skills and strong organizational skills. Photoshop, FinalCut, iMovie, PowerPoint, Keynote, Excel skills a major plus.
An intern with photography and video skills will be given special consideration.
Social Media and Online Marketing Internship – Africare
The Social Media and Online Marketing Internship is available to students with an interest in Africare’s and international issues.
Intern duties may include maintaining and updating website content, updating reporting on online marketing campaign performance, research for support of the marketing and development department, organizing media assets and maintaining communication with the online community.
You must have experience working in an office environment, background in online research, creativity, flexibility, the ability to multitask, and a background in Microsoft Office, Basic HTML code, internet search and social media sites to be considered for this internship.
Marketing Internship – 1105 Media, Inc.
The Marketing Internship is available to college students.
The intern will shadow and perform technical and administrative back-end functions of marketing campaigns, including monitoring statistics and analytics of online campaigns, social media management, HTML email creation within DreamWeaver and copy editing.
Digital Marketing Communications Internship – J.M. Smucker Co.
The Digital Marketing Communications Internship is available to junior and senior students pursuing a degree in business, marketing, communications, or a related field.
Intern duties will include analyzing website and social media trends, assisting with special projects, communicate key learnings and contributing to the success of the team.
You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be detail oriented, and have experience with Microsoft Office to be considered for this internship.
Written By: Elizabeth Hoyt