Job Description: Social Impact Maker/Social Media Intern
Who We Are
The play2PREVENT Lab at the Yale Center for Health and Learning Games at the Yale University School of Medicine, focuses on the use of “play,” in the form of videogame play, for the purposes of health promotion, risk reduction, social good, and educational interventions. We develop and evaluate videogame interventions focused on behavior change, education, health, well-being, and social intelligence, using the most rigorous scientific methods and metrics available.
The social media intern will be responsible for building on and expanding our lab’s online presence through our website and social media. The intern should be able to commit between 4-8 hours per week to the position. This is a PAID position.
An individual is eligible for the position if they have knowledge and training in website design and maintenance, media communications, social marketing, and social media platforms.
- Experience creating and/or updated websites is required.
- Experience using social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok is required.
- Some knowledge of public health, psychology, computer science, or related areas is a plus.
The intern will regularly update our lab’s websites and social media accounts with information on the ongoing activities of our lab, especially around our newest game, PlaySmart, focused on mental health promotion and opioid misuse prevention in adolescents aged 16-19. The intern will also be responsible for establishing branding for our lab and exploring other forms of media to market our games.
How to Apply
Application materials should be sent electronically to email@example.com.
A complete application will include a:
- Resume or CV
- Three references
- A short letter of interest outlining your suitability for the position