SOCIAL MEDIA EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS
Explore the way colleges are using social media as part of their recruiting and admissions process. Topics covered: social media recruiting, online reputation for students and beyond, how to use social media as a college prep tool. These are essential 21st century skills that will serve you well beyond the college years!
Social media will influence your student's college and career access prospects. Admissions officers and employers (as everybody else) look at students' social media to reflect a student's interests, accomplishments, maturity and character. It’s therefore becoming increasingly important to understand how online reputation for students works. Learn how your students can use social media strategically as a college prep tool and for career readiness.
LinkedIn is the most important social media platform for students looking to make a strong case for their college admission, internships, and career success. This LinkedIn eCourse, the first of its kind and designed especially for students who have no work experience, will help you acquire LinkedIn proficiency for recruiting, personal branding and affinity-group/influencer networking.
Always lively and of-the-moment, Twitter is arguably the greatest networking tool ever invented, and an essential 21st century skill! This Twitter for Students eCourse helps high school and college students understand how to use Twitter to establish a great online reputation, display your interests and achievements, and engage in social media networking with like-minded thinkers and those in powerful decision-making positions.
It only makes sense: 92% of employers use social media recruiting as part of the hiring process. They’re not looking for “bad behavior” but to get a well-rounded picture of a potential intern's or employee's authentic character and their interests (that a resume won't reveal). Learn the essential digital life skills of social media etiquette for students and how to craft your social media reputation to gain a solid advantage in your search for internships and employment and demonstrate your employability skills.