Communications/Social Media Intern UNOAA

Internship Omaha, Nebraska


This position will provide broad, hands-on experience in various facets of communication. The Communications\Social Media Intern works directly with the Director of Communications. Duties may include:

  • Research/implement creative and engaging social media tactics, tools and trends
  • Conduct research and interviews for stories
  • Write short, descriptive, engaging content for social media channels
  • Write copy for publications, releases, website, emails, e-newsletters, marketing, etc.
  • Copyedit and proofread copy
  • Edit, format photos and art for various mediums
  • Generate story ideas
  • Proof website pages
  • Initiate, build and maintain positive relationships with social media influencers
  • Maintain weekly database of social media network statistics
  • Report on and photograph Association/University events
  • Take and edit photos
  • Create, produce online video/audio
  • Promote and staff alumni events

Must be a UNO student majoring in communication with a minimum of 48 credit hours, including News Writing & Reporting or Media Writing.  Experience using Associated Press Stylebook.  Experience with MS Office, InDesign and Photoshop preferred; knowledge of Macintosh helpful.  Strong understanding of and current involvement in social media sites widely used today/  Working knowledge of digital camera and video recorder; experience creating videos a plus.  Knowledge of HTML, web publishing/design a plus