Yesterday, @BeatriZ_SancheZ tweeted me a great question about social media internships and I thought it might be a good idea to capture my response here on SocMedSean, as well. If you’re looking for a social media internship, be sure to check out the jobs section of SocMedSean.
My responses were as follows:
I’d be interested to hear other thoughts and suggestions for new interns engaging in social media. One key tip is to be sure that your intern does have access to all the proper appropriate sites. Don’t expect them to do their job properly if you’re blocking access to Facebook and Twitter.
On a funny note, anyone hiring or defining the role of a social media intern should watch this video from the creator of Socialnomics detailing what role an intern should NOT play.