Social Media Intern (Spring or Summer)

Advocate Aurora Health

Advocate Aurora Health is the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the United States and a leading employer in the Midwest with more than 70,000 team members, including more than 22,000 nurses and the region’s largest employed medical staff and home health organization. A national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, the system serves nearly 3 million patients annually in Illinois and Wisconsin across more than 500 sites of care. Advocate Aurora is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies, and is nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology and pediatrics. The organization contributed $2 billion in charitable care and services to its communities in 2016. To learn more, visit

Position Details

Social Media Intern (Spring or Summer)
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Advocate Aurora Health’s Public Affairs and Marketing Department is seeking candidates for their undergraduate Social Media Internship program in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. To be eligible, a student must be pursuing a degree in public relations, marketing, journalism/mass communications and/or digital and multimedia communications and have an interest in gaining interdisciplinary experience in a health care setting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Produce social media posts for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest, including graphics, written content, videos, etc. 
  • Monitor social media activity on Advocate Aurora’s branded accounts, including reviews, messages, comments, etc. 
  • Design graphics for Pinterest and Instagram and infographics for Advocate Aurora’s brand journalism website, health enews. 
  • Assist with social and digital marketing campaign initiatives. 
  • Boost writing and editorial skills by assisting on a variety of external communications initiatives. 
  • Enhance business acumen by building relationships with administrative managers, directors and other department members. 
  • Assist with ideation of social media initiatives. 
  • Potential to go on-site for social media events, promotions and partnership activations.
  • Passion for social media marketing 
  • College/university junior or senior, or recent graduate, obtaining BA/BS/MBA in public relations, marketing, journalism/mass communications or equivalent area of focus 
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills 
  • Self motivated and effective task manager 
  • High level of creativity and ability to think outside of the box 
  • Ability to work independently and think critically 
  • Organized and detail oriented 
  • Access to reliable transportation 
  • Knowledge of social media and marketing strategies, journalism or media relations preferred


  • Fun office environment with endless snacks 
  • Office celebrations 
  • Webinars and trainings with industry professionals

This is an unpaid internship.

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