Okay, you’re a digital native, you live and breathe social media. Now you want to make it a career but you can’t even manage to snag an internship.
What’s going wrong?
Chances are your social media intern resume isn’t cutting it.
Even internships get dozens or hundreds of applications, so you need to stand out.
Here’s how one HR professional who regularly hires social media interns put it:
“The interviewer knows everyone probably has the core skillset… [they’re] looking to see what else [you] can bring to the table. Try and stand out. What have you done in Social Media that is cool, different, successful and put your focus on this.”
- A senior marketer’s advice to social media interns
In other words, if you can’t stand out with your resume, you don’t stand a chance.
Fortunately, we’ve been talking to hiring managers and looking at thousands of social media intern resumes to bring you the best examples, advice, and tips to get you hired.
This social media intern resume guide will teach you:
✔ How to choose a resume layout that works best for a social media internship
✔ What makes a resume header catch the hiring manager’s eye
✔ Why a professional summary is a good idea
✔ How you should write your work experience
✔ What you need to include about your education
✔ How to choose the right skills and include them
✔ What AI-driven big data can show you about choosing the right skills