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Internship: Social Media Intern

GOAL: Help coordinate and execute the organization’s social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About Captain Planet Foundation:

For almost 30 years, the Captain Planet Foundation has developed and provided project-based environmental learning strategies that bring education to life. Our comprehensive programming supports educators who are looking to: 1) Take learning outside; 2) Connect youth to their local environment; and 3) Empower students to become active agents of change.

Project Description:

We’re looking for a motivated, resourceful, and tech-savvy person to serve as a social media intern.

Specifically, this internship will entail working with the Creative Team Lead to:

  • Generate news, features, and informational content for the website and social media channels
  • Monitor comments and reputation on social media channels
  • Identify and work with social influencers, bloggers, followers, and potential followers
  • Implement promotions and paid social ad campaigns
  • Track and analyze communication data


  • Proven written communication skills, and a passion for writing both short- and long-copy
  • An interest in marketing, communications, or social media
  • Familiarity with key social media platforms (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram)
  • Excellent attention to detail and a high motivation to learn 
  • Plus: Experience with Facebook Ads, Google AdWords, Google Analytics

Skills You’ll Develop:


  • Project management
  • Education-oriented communication
  • Teamwork



*please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Avery Carter –

*Approximately 10-20 hours a week. All internships are unpaid. We are looking for motivated Interns and volunteer positions who are able to handle multiple tasks.