We are actively engaging the energy and creativity of IU Bloomington students interested in applying classroom lessons to the real issues and problems facing our rural neighbors.
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Sustaining Hoosier Communities
Guided by faculty who share relevant knowledge and best practices, you can integrate meaningful civic engagement and professional experience into your studies.
Through the center’s Sustaining Hoosier Communities program, you can engage with Indiana’s rural communities while developing transferable skills, professional experience, and relationships with local community leaders.
IU Corps brings together IU’s collective, varied service efforts under one umbrella to help address the world’s most pressing challenges and meet its most critical needs. IU Corps can be a starting point for students who want to learn about service and volunteer options.
The Center for Rural Engagement regularly has internship opportunities in media, data science, arts and humanities, community engagement, and more for talented candidates with a passion for our community-focused mission.
Media Internship II
The Center for Rural Engagement media intern will use social and other digital media to tell the story of rural Indiana and IU’s collaboration with communities in the region. The media intern will perform a wide variety of communications activities, including preparation of social media posts, photography/videography, and graphics for platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and You Tube as well as print pieces. This position will support a variety of storytelling projects in collaboration with other staff, promote events, and complete other duties as assigned. Position includes in-state travel.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in progress or completed. Knowledge of social media marketing concepts and experience managing social media for organizations. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Strong writing and communication skills. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Hootsuite, and digital photography/videography preferred.
This is a paid, part-time position of approximately 10 hours per week.