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Why interns should start LinkedIn profiles

Why Interns Should Start LinkedIn Profiles

Have you joined the Digital Media Engagement Team (DME) and wondered what this “LinkedIn” everyone keeps talking about on Slack is? Well, today, we will break down LinkedIn and show you why DME interns should start LinkedIn profiles. First launched in 2003, LinkedIn is an online social networking platform that allows professionals, such as yourself, …

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Become an Analytics Intern: Analyze the metrics on the VA online social media channels. Simple three column graph in center.

We Can Help You Improve Reach and Engagement For Your Content!

Given the amount of time and effort you put into creating content for Veterans, aren’t you curious about the audience you are actually reaching? The Web and Social Analytics intern teams on the Digital Media Engagement (DME) team can not only help you gain insight into your target audience, but they can also help you …

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Social Analytics Intern What it's like as a DME Social Media ELT

What It’s Like As a Social Analytics Intern

Omar Cunningham is a fourth-year student studying business systems and analytics at Stetson University in Florida. Omar was a student-athlete and played wide receiver on his school’s football team before stepping away due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He hopes to have a career as a data analyst for one of the U.S. intelligence agencies and …

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What You Need to Know About Slack, DME’s Main Communication Line

As a part of the DME internship program, all interns are required to use Slack for daily internship communications. Let’s take a look at Slack and what you can expect while using it at DME. What is Slack? This program is the Digital Media Engagement (DME) team’s main platform where interns from over a dozen …

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Engagement and Retention is an important department in the internship, but its jobs and tasks are not always understood. Here a few members of ER and leadership explain the department and projects it works on. Image Caption: A workspace

Engagement and Retention: How Interns Go Through the DME

Engagement and Retention(ER) is an important department in many real-world companies. However, on the Digital Media Engagement (DME) team, ER differs in certain ways. “Most ER professionals incorporate aspects of our engagement, metrics, onboarding, offboarding, and recruitment teams. ER professionals also deal with conflict resolution, payroll issues, and strategic planning,” said Calley Walker, the ER …

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