Q: How much does Summer of Social cost?
A: $2,500. To see what this includes, visit the Program page.
Q: How long does the program last?
A: The entire program runs for 10 weeks. The first week is a Training Intensive where you’ll learn important social media marketing skills. The following 9 weeks are dedicated to your Social Media Internship.
Q: What are the dates of Summer of Social?
A: The 2012 program spans from Orientation on June 3 to the Certification Ceremony on August 11.
Q: What sort of company could I intern for with Summer of Social?
A: The companies we work with span a variety of industries including, sports, lifestyle, dining, fashion, business, etc. All of them are anxious to provide a great learning experience for their Summer of Social interns.
Q: Do I get to choose which company I intern for?
A: At Summer of Social, we always take your personal preferences into account when making placements, but the final decision is made by the companies themselves.
Q: What happens if I’m not placed in an internship?
A: There is no reason that we shouldn’t be able to place every student who signs up, but if this were to happen, you would receive a full refund.
Q: What is the value of Social Media Management Certification?
A: There are very few ways to become certified in Social Media Management. This is why Summer of Social is a sure fire way to have your resume stand out. If a potential employer is curious about what the certification entails, he or she can visit the Summer of Social website, which describes the training and experience all of our students undergo. Don’t forget that you can serve as a fantastic information source as well. After experiencing Summer of Social, you will have a wealth of knowledge to demonstrate social media expertise.
Q: What if I don’t like my internship?
A: We can not guarantee that you will love going to work from 9-5 during the summer. We can, however, guarantee that you’ll be placed in an internship with zero stress on your part and that it will be a great learning experience. The companies we work with are all prepared to hand over real responsibilities in their company. During your internship, you will enjoy a great amount of strategic and creative license to put everything you have learned about social media into practice.
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