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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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Human Resources: How Interns Go Through the DME

Human Resources: How Interns Go Through the DME

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

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What it's like as an Editing Intern

What It’s Like to be an Editing Intern

Merrit Pope joined the Digital Media Engagement (DME) team as an editing intern this August. A sophomore at Hillsdale College studying philosophy and religion, Merrit learned about the internship through a friend who was a past DME intern. He saw value in working on a virtual internship while completing his schoolwork and felt well-adjusted within …

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Five Mistakes Writers Make on their First VOD and How to Avoid Them

Five Mistakes Writers Make on Their First VOD and How to Avoid Them

1. Procedural Mistakes Common mistakes new writers make on their first VOD card are forgetting to comment their role, using card labels or joining the card. As a writer, these tasks are important, as it tells everyone that your card is claimed so no one else will accidentally claim it. Remembering to use labels is …

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XOS- What it's like in Leadership

XOs – What It’s Like in Leadership

Sarah Kowalewski is a seasoned Digital Media Engagement (DME) intern. She joined in August 2019 as a graphic design intern and has since served in multiple leadership roles. She became executive officer (XO) of the graphic design and YouTube departments in May 2021. “As an XO, I oversee multiple departments. For me, this includes graphics …

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