Social media guru needed!

Are you a social media guru? Earn 4 credits of internship by helping two academic departments in SBUS!

social media guru needed

Attention Accounting, Finance and Financial planning students! Accounting and Finance departments are looking for a social media assistant (one joint position). If you’re interested in this 4 credit internship, send your resume to Professor Abdulmanova at NOW!

General Priorities

  • Develop a social media engagement plans for the three SBUS programs: accounting, finance, and financial planning
  • Create and post weekly content
  • Track account analytics (e.g. viewership of individual posts, number of followers)
  • Maintain departments' social media presence by interacting with other relevant accounts
  • Contribute to the development of social media strategy and promotional campaigns
  • Interact regularly with department head, his or her social media duties designee, faculty, students, advisory boards, and student groups


  • Maintain a 7 hours/week work schedule
  • Work on-site and from home with the same work ethic
  • Be able to think and work independently
  • Must be pursuing a degree in accounting, finance or financial planning. A preference will be given to a student who has either accounting, finance, or financial planning major with a concentration in another discipline (accounting major and finance concentration, or finance major and accounting concentration; traditionally “double majors”.)
  • Possess graphic design skills; experience with creative suites a plus
  • Analytics experience also valuable
  • Knowledge of student communication patterns for best chance of success
  • Preferred experience with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Proven social media experience in garnering support
  • Prepared to take leadership role and be comfortable working as the department’s social media expert
  • Possess strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Be comfortable working with faculty and other departmental constituents
  • Own a laptop
  • Earn Hootsuite certification at department’s expense
  • This is an unpaid internship, however, the student will receive 2 credits of finance academic internship and 2 credits of accounting academic internship in academic year 2021-2022 (2 credits in the fall and 2 credits in the spring; 4 credits in total.)

This is a joint assignment by the Accounting and the Finance Departments in the School of Business. To apply, please send your resume to Dr. Anna Abdulmanova (