CRIMINAL JUSTICE SECTION UNDERGRADUATE INTERN JOB DESCRIPTIONS (2)
UNDERGRADUATE INTERN POSITION #1:
Marketing/Social Media and Membership Management
The intern to the Director of the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section has multiple responsibilities within the Section. The position involves conducting extensive research on myriad topics necessary for the progression of special projects led by the Section. A qualified intern will enjoy the demands of conducting and analyzing research pertaining to criminal justice issues, including managing additional administrative responsibilities, compiling databases, and meeting planning and logistics.
Aside from supporting the Section Director, the intern will assist the Senior Public Relations Specialist on a regular basis in managing the Section’s social media campaign and modifying its campaign strategy in response to social media trends. This position entails working knowledge of varying social media and social media programs; and updating the section's Facebook, Twitter, Linked-in, and YouTube pages. Using social media as a tool, the intern will promote upcoming events for the Section and will also be responsible for engaging and increasing the number of online visitors. The intern will also utilize these media channels to outreach to existing and potential new members in advance and during national and local Section conferences and meetings. The intern will be responsible for conducting online research for websites, and identifying content and information relevant to increasing visitors to the Section’s online presence. Additionally, the intern must be organized and efficient when it comes to preparing the media packets for the Section's events and activities. Ideal networking opportunities will also be available.
Additionally, the intern will assist the Membership/Marketing Associate with Section recruiting and retention activities, including processing mailings, creating databases, assembling membership packets, and developing and executing social media marketing strategies. The intern will also be required to be a problem-solver and take initiative on projects as the office moves in a fast and productive pace.
UNDERGRADUATE INTERN POSITION #2:
Research/Editor and Web Management
This position will primarily support the Section’s State Implementation Project as well as the Director of the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section. This position is research intensive; a qualified intern will enjoy the demands of conducting and analyzing research pertaining to criminal justice issues.
The intern will also manage the Project’s website. The intern will be required to update and revise the website on a regular basis to ensure it is current, well organized and user-friendly.
The intern will also assist with administrative responsibilities, including photocopying, compiling databases, and assisting with meeting planning and logistics.
Criminal Justice Section Webpage – www.americanbar.org/crimjust