Learn about social media while helping The Loop grow online.
The Loop Special Business District Marketing committee is once again looking for interns to help promote The Loop through social media. The unpaid internship begins on January 22 and runs through May. Interns will work in the old University City library building on Trinity Ave. every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon. This semester they are focusing on strengthening The Loop's connection with the surrounding colleges and universities. Interns must have access to their own laptop to bring to and from various Loop businesses. Interns have created a weekly email blast that promotes events, sales, and discounts of Loop businesses that is sent out every week. Each week the email blast has an open ratio over 30% on every email sent. Please submit …
Students at Washington University are working with Legal Services of Eastern Missouri.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Nate Birt
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Washington University student Jessica Porter empathizes with families who struggle to prove their children qualify for special education: The Fort Wayne, Indiana native was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age 2 but didn't get an individualized education plan until she was in second grade. Now, Porter is helping families in similar circumstances as an intern with Legal Services of Eastern Missouri. The organization provides legal assistance to low-income residents of 21 eastern Missouri counties. Porter, who now lives in the Central West End, will graduate in December with her master's in social work and plans to work with the families of military veterans. As of mid-August, she will have logged 500 hours with Legal Services. "This just …