POSITION SUMMARY: In this role, InDependent’s Social Media Intern will have the opportunity to contribute to our organization’s social media presence while receiving real-world experience, professional development, and various support benefits. This position will report to the Storytelling & Marketing Chair.


  • Assist in managing and scheduling social media content across multiple platforms.

  • Collaborate with the marketing team to develop engaging and creative social media campaigns that align with organization’s goals and target audience.

  • Monitor social media trends, conversations, and relevant hashtags to identify opportunities for engagement and content creation.

  • Use tools such as Canva to create visually appealing graphics, videos, and other multimedia content to enhance social media posts.

  • Conduct research on industry best practices and competitor analysis to optimize social media strategies and identify new opportunities.

  • Identify influencers and social media accounts for partnerships, and support chair with collaborations.

  • Track and analyze social media metrics to evaluate the performance of campaigns and make data-driven recommendations for improvement.

  • Stay up-to-date with emerging social media platforms, tools, and trends, and propose innovative ideas to enhance social media presence.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support marketing initiatives, events, and campaigns as needed.

TIME REQUIRED: 5-10 hours per week


Skills should include, but are not limited to:

  • Recent college graduate or current student pursuing a degree in marketing, communications, or a related field.
  • Interest in mental health & well-being and making a positive impact on the military community.
  • Active social media user on Instagram and/or Facebook.
  • Basic understanding of social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to craft engaging social media content.
  • Creative mindset with an eye for aesthetics and design.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and multitask effectively.
  • Detail-oriented and proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a virtual team environment.
  • Availability to dedicate a set number of hours per week to fulfill the responsibilities of the internship.

Additional Bonus Skills, a plus:

  • Previous social media campaign experience.
  • Familiarity with social media management tools (e.g., Meta, etc.) and graphic design software (e.g., Canva).
  • Familiarity with software platforms, such as: Google Suite or Microsoft Office Suite, Asana, Slack, or similar.
  • Experience working with remote teams. 


  • Real-world experience in social media marketing, contributing to the professional growth and skill development of the intern.
  • Opportunity to positively impact the military community through engaging and meaningful social media campaigns.
  • Internship Letter Certificate for credit, validating the intern’s participation and achievement during the internship period.
  • Resume assistance, including guidance on showcasing the intern’s social media experience and accomplishments effectively.
  • Letter of recommendation upon successful completion of the internship, acknowledging the intern’s contributions and skills.