Social Media Intern Position

The Grand Valley social media team is looking for a social media intern to join the University Communications office. The internship will provide first-hand experience in social media content strategy, management, development and production.

Job Description

·      10-15 hours a week

·      Paid, flexible schedule

·      Must be an avid and sophisticated consumer and user of social media, and have familiarity and professional experience with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Snapchat.

·      Brainstorm and create engaging content for the Grand Valley State University’s 260,000+ followers across all platforms.

·      Collaborate with social media managers and fellow social media interns on long-term projects, such as campaign strategy, and short-term projects, such as monitoring analytics.

·      Inherent curiosity with researching emerging social media trends and evaluating their potential use at Grand Valley.


·      Grand Valley student, any major.

·      Understanding of the role of social media for a business, specifically for a university or college.

·      Self-starter who is comfortable working both independently and on a team.

·      Knowledge of role of photography, graphics and videography in social media engagement and content creation.

To apply:

·      Send your resume and cover letter to

·      Include an image and caption you think followers would love on @GVSU Instagram.

·      Include two Instagram Story story ideas for @GVSU.

·      Include three written examples of tweets for the @GVSU Twitter account. 

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