Here’s something you may never have considered when it comes to social media. Believe it or not, there are scholarships in Social Media, a very hot topic right now and, if you have a passion for online communication and emersing yourself in facebook, twitter, google+ etc, then read on –
“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 scholarships and 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.
Deadline – Rolling WyzAnt College Scholarship – $10,000 The WyzAnt College Scholarship is available to students who plan to be enrolled in a four-year college or university sometime between August 1, 2014 and November 1, 2016.
To be considered, you must submit a 300-word essay about how you will use your education to make an impact on others.
Finalist selection will be based on votes from your email and social media contacts.
Deadline: May 1, 2014
McDonald’s Corporation Customer Insights and Social Media Internship:
The Customer Insights and Social Media Internship is open to junior, senior and graduate students who are majoring in business.
Intern duties may include monitoring and engaging with customers and querying databases for customer feedback information.
You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, have experience with social media web applications (Twitter, Facebook), be proficient in Excel and PowerPoint and have strong communication skills to be considered for this internship.
Deadline: The McDonald’s Corporation Social Media Internship is open to junior, senior and graduate students with an interest in communications and social media.
Intern duties may include supporting social media efforts, blogging and blogging relations, monitoring and research.
Social Media, Content and 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.
Social Media and Public Scholarships
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