Social Media Student Intern

Penn State University

Penn State Berks
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Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Berks
Strategic Communications


Strategic Communications is seeking applications from current upper-level Penn State Berks students for two part-time Social Media Intern positions. Applicants should be majoring in Communications Arts and Sciences, Professional Writing, Business, Theatre, or a related field and should have previous experience creating content for social media platforms including Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. He or she will be expected to develop effective strategies for enhancing engagement via social media with considerations for target audiences. Skill in photography is required and experience with video creation and editing preferred. Internship duties will include creating, curating and posting social media messaging and providing general assistance with social media campaigns. Work will be conducted between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, based on the student`s availability and the office`s needs. In addition, some assignments will be on nights and weekends as special events on campus demand. The successful candidate will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, creativity, excellent judgment, and willingness to learn and work as a team member. Reliability and punctuality with regard to scheduled hours is critical. To be considered for this position, please upload a cover letter, resume, and writing sample with your application. This is a paid position at $9.50 per hour.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088