By Hannah Frisch
2020, A year we’ve all found our struggles in. Being a college student and heading towards my final semester in college before graduate school, I wanted to find some experience in the marketing field. But, before I knew it COVID hit, and everything was canceled, I went the whole summer without any options. After searching for the fall semester I finally came across the Digital Marketing Internship that was listed as a remote position. I was immediately excited because I found a position I could work from home for and make some money on the side with it. Originally I was worried it would take up a lot of time, but there was so much flexibility with my schedule that I was easily able to manage and balance my internship/school schedule.
This internship exceeded my expectations, being able to focus on one project throughout the whole internship helped me easily look ahead to what we’d need to do next. I gained so many skills for marketing digitally that I will be able to utilize them in future jobs and internships I may be a part of. I learned some topics such as:
- SEO practices
- Writing product pages
- Effectively writing blogs
- Creating social media branded content
- Keyword research
- Marketing plans
I can single-handedly say that this internship was so much more than I thought it’d be. Only having four of us on the team made the experience more personal and working with Carolyn I was easily able to communicate any questions or concerns that I had. I learned so much about a company I didn’t know about before. My favorite part of the internship was creating a logo for the new website BulkChemicals2Go. I had so much fun designing what I thought the website should have and then creating a bunch of social media content with that logo on it so it could be displayed how it would look in practice.
I would say to any person that is looking for a remote internship that this was the way to go. It was such a fulfilling experience to contribute to something new for this company. I can leave this internship knowing that I did something useful to help EcoLink grow, and that I took real world knowledge with me in the process. I’m so thankful that I had this opportunity.