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  • College of Education Social Media Internship

    Email: sdolinar@illinois.edu

    This internship is available as:

    • Unpaid
    • Class Credit

    This internship is available for the following semesters:

    • Fall
    • Spring

    The College of Education Communications Office is seeking undergraduate students who are interested in a social media internship. This unpaid internship is for academic credit (work with your department's Internship Coordinator to sign up for the appropriate course). The internship will consist of a minimum of eight (8) hours per week for the duration of the semester. Applicants must have an interest in education, teaching, schools, and educational research. See the College of Education website at http://education.illinois.edu to become more informed. See the College of Education website at http://education.illinois.edu to become more informed.

    This internship does not require knowledge of HTML, but does require solid writing and proofing skills and an attention to detail.

    Duties: Post education-related content to Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr, using automation services like Hootsuite. Seek out content ideas for posts from Communications team, faculty and students, College website, College Calendar, events, etc. Develop new ways to engage social media fans in conversation on various platforms. Regularly check analytics on Facebook usage (Insights) and Twitter conversations. Research new efficient and effective analytics tools and seek out automation processes. Assist with surveys, focus groups, and test campaigns for social media platforms and procedures. Research potential uses and content for LinkedIn.

    For more information visit http://education.illinois.edu/advancement/communications/downloads/COE_Communications_SocialMedia_Internship.pdf