Where Are The Interns Now: Three Months After Clinic End

The Digital Summer Clinic ended in mid August, but our former interns haven’t stopped exploring the world of digital marketing! Throughout the Summer Clinic, students learned and implemented several aspects of digital marketing through the startup company they worked for as well as their own personal blogs and LinkedIn profiles.

Putting digital marketing into practice helped students better understand the world of digital marketing and led students into great opportunities to grow in their field. Of the 23 summer clinic interns, 15 are working part or full-time jobs in Southeast Michigan’s high tech economy. Seven are continuing their education as students and are focused on coursework to further the careers they explored this summer, and one is actively job seeking. Here are a few students who went through the clinic and landed themselves in a great position for their future!

Miguel Castillo-Clark was an intern with Mi Padrino during the Summer Clinic and played a major role in developing the marketing plan for their new website. He also participated in developing the website and designed email templates to be used for marketing campaigns. At the end of the eight weeks, Miguel was offered a position at Mi Padrino and continues to work there as a Digital Marketing Specialist.

Ryan Kellman interned for Ascape Audio this summer where he created and managed their Google Adwords and Shopping accounts, used data to create advertising campaigns and keyword searches, and created content for web based platforms. As the internship was coming to an end, Ascape Audio decided Ryan’s skills and abilities were far too impressive and they hired him as their Digital Media Specialist.

Dasha Jones interned with ShapeLog over the summer and helped the company by creating and delivering media campaigns, content, digital projects, web and social media presence, and general awareness of the ShapeLog brand. Upon completion of the internship, ShapeLog offered Dasha the chance to stay and she is now their Digital Marketing Specialist and Photographer.

Shuting Cui interned with IndustryStar where she utilized Google Analytics to optimize the website in terms of design and user accessibility. Shuting also created an email marketing campaign using MailChimp where she managed the subscriber lists and analyzed newsletter analytics. After the internship, Shuting started working on her Masters of Science in Computer Information Technology Administration and Management at Eastern Michigan University and landed a job as a Data Analyst at Motovicity Distribution.

The next eight-week clinic will run from June to August 2018 with a possible expansion of the clinic to two offerings per year taking place in Winter 2019. For more information please visit www.centerfordigitalengagement.com

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