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CS STEP Social Media/Promotions Research Assistant

Work with the Computer Science Web and Social Media Committee to conduct research and create content to foster interaction through social media with prospective students, current students, and alumni of the department. This will include the following:
  • Create online interactive content to support promotion and recruitment
  • Build a presence via social media sites (such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube) and blogs 
  • Explore content opportunities in the field with allied organizations, or key alumni
  • Assist the Computer Science department with recruitment

A student in this position will gain professional skills that are in high demand in social media management. Specifically, these skills include:
·        Learning ways to communicate with new media tools
·        Project management
·        Collaboration with participating department members and audiences
·        Creative writing and visual design
·        Online research
·        Interpersonal communication. 

Student learning outcomes enhanced through development of these skills include:
·        Creative thinking
·        Written communication
·        Teamwork