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Kids In Crisis - Social Media Intern (Tulane Remote Internship Program)

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This internship is part of the Tulane Remote Internship Program (

TRIP Internships will be completed from New Orleans.

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The Tulane Remote Internship Program (T.R.I.P.) allows undergraduate students an opportunity to work for national companies while during the summer semester. The work will primarily be project-based with weekly meetings scheduled with a supervisor to monitor progress and learn more about the company they are interning with. Students are provided one academic credit for the internship, which means this is zero cost to the company. Interns will work 10-15 hours per week for the duration of the program.

New for this year we are allowing for variable length internships with starting dates set by the employer and agreed upon by the student. We only require that the internship last at least 6 weeks. Employers may choose to start the internship later in the semester if they choose or even have the internship extend past Fall 2020 into Spring 2021. Details are up to the employer and student to define. 
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Resume (Required): Each of these internships require an approved Handshake resume. If you do not currently have an approved resume in Handshake, and/or want to make one specifically for this program, in order for our career center staff to expedite the review and approval of your resume, please upload your resume in the following format - "TRIP - LAST NAME, RESUME". Resume approval can take up to 48 hours, so do not wait until the last minute to submit. IE if your resume requires additional work based on career center staff suggestions, if you want until 2 days before deadline to submit, you still might not have an approved resume by program deadline. Information about creating effective and approved resumes can be found at Candidates will be interviewed and hired in real time so it is to your advantage to apply ASAP.
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  • Why are you interested in this position?
  • What skills do you currently possess that you feel will help you succeed in this position? 
  • What do you hope to learn from this internship?
  • Is there anything else about you outside of what's on your resume that you'd like for the employer to know? (Creativity is encouraged with this question). 


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The mission of Kids In Crisis (KIC) is to ensure the well-being of children through vital 24-hour services. KIC provides temporary housing and comprehensive medical, educational, and therapeutic support services for children of all ages in Fairfield County. In addition to providing an emergency shelter program, KIC maintains a 24-hour helpline for both children and parents experiencing any type of crisis. KIC also places counselors directly in area middle and high schools and has a variety of community education programs for children and families dealing with a wide range of issues. 

Since its founding, KIC has provided critical social services to more than 154,000 babies, children, teens and their families; it has received local and national recognition for its work and serves as a model for other organizations throughout the world.
We are currently seeking a social media intern (SMI) to assist in the development and execution of an effective social media strategy, taking Kids In Crisis communication to the next level. The SMI will be a key contributor to our marketing team and must have excellent digital communication skills. Most importantly, the SMI must be able to understand our mission and be able to convey it across several social media platforms. 

  • Excellent written communication skills 
  • Ability to create social media content that is both compelling and relevant to our audience.  
  • Working knowledge of Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube and the various benefits of each platform 
  • Experience using Hoot Suite to create and manage social media posts 
  • Familiarity with either Adobe Photoshop or Canva for creating graphics 
  • Video editing skills a plus 
  • All majors will be considered, but a strong interest in child welfare is a plus 
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 with a preference to students excelling in English classes