How To Write a Virtual Internship Description
September 2017/Sheirah Wilson
So, your business is doing great! Clients are happy! The work is flowing keeping your employees’ plates full of projects to complete! But now a few of your departments need a bit of extra help staying on top of the daily duties. Now might be the perfect time to take your business to the next level and find a virtual intern! But what does a virtual intern description include and how do you write it? Well, I’m glad you asked! Below are the key elements of a virtual internship description for a virtual intern.
Virtual Internship Title
The virtual intern needs to know if the position is related to their field of interest, are you looking for:
- Marketing intern.
- HR intern.
- Project Management intern.
The list can go on just ask yourself who is it that your company needs.
Virtual Internship Summary and Responsibilities.
Along with briefly stating your company’s purpose and mission and how many years you’ve been in business go ahead and describe what projects the virtual intern can expect to carry out under the specific labeled virtual internship also, what the virtual intern can expect to learn being sure to be clear by using active words like monitor, assist, update, research, and perform etc.
Remember to include:
- Start date
- This could range from pay to school credits or recommendations.
- How long will your program be?
How many hours required along with specific times of year like summer or fall seasons.
Qualifications can be geared toward the specific type of virtual intern you want to attract through the listing of the virtual internship title but qualifications can also include the knowledge of basic skills like:
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word.
- Strong written/verbal communication, or
- Ability to multi-task.
The list can go on depending on your needs but remember to just keep in mind that many people looking to become a virtual intern may not have a lot of work experience so part of their incentive in applying to your virtual internship program is learning these new skills through training to which they can carry on for future work endeavors.