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Company/Organization Name
UNC Chapel Hill Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Internship Title
Social Media Intern
Internship Duration
August 2020 – May 2021
Internship Description
Want to get paid to talk about Carolina? Join the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as a social media intern.

We’re looking for Carolina students to help recruit the next class of students to UNC. If you’re a creative person, who loves building engaging social media content, and has a passion for Carolina, we hope you’ll apply to become a social media intern. The internship will be a remote position until further notice.

About the Internship:

You’ll work approximately 10-12 hours a week – brainstorming content for, posting to, and monitoring social media with other interns on the team.
The ideal candidate is highly creative with excellent oral and written communication skills.
The ideal candidate has a passion for communicating the Carolina experience to prospective students and representing the voice of Admissions in social media.
You’ll work with professional staff at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to develop innovative and effective ways to recruit talented students – your future classmates – through social, interactive, and electronic media.
Some fun things our interns have created in the past: campaigns on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter (#UNCChangeAgents), social media photo contests, engaging videos, live chats and Q&A sessions. We’re looking for your creativity to develop projects that engage prospective students and help our office meet its goals.

You’ll Commit To:

Participating in weekly group meetings and working two shifts per week, based on your schedule
Posting content, communicating with social media followers, responding to questions via direct messages, and keeping an eye on social media trends

Desired Intern Skills: You certainly don’t need to have every single one of these skills, but we’re looking for interns who have a combination of a few of these skills.

Experience shooting and editing compelling video content is preferred
The ability to forge collaborative relationships with others, but also to work independently
Proven writing ability and persuasive oral communication skills, with the desire and ability to understand and communicate the voice and tone of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Extensive knowledge of social media channels and tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Hootsuite
An interest in online community development and management
Enthusiasm for learning new technologies and identifying new opportunities for engagement
Ability to exercise judgment when moderating user-generated content and to maintain productive dialogue
Passion for communicating the Carolina experience to prospective students and representing the voice of Admissions on social media
Graphic design skills, including proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
Familiarity with web analytics and social media monitoring tools
Experience creating online content

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Hours and Compensation: Up to 12 hours per week for the fall and spring semesters; $10 per hour. The internship will be a remote position until further notice.

Application Deadline: August 21, 2020. Please submit your resume and cover letter through the University Career Services’ Handshake online portal. If you have any further questions, you may contact Olivia Miller, Senior Assistant Director of Admissions at

Supervisor / Hire Name
Olivia Miller
Supervisor / Hire Email
Supervisor / Hire Phone Number
Application Deadline
August 21, 2020 at 11:55 PM EST
Application Process – Please submit cover letter and resume through UCS Handshake.
Internship Type