Students gain insight into digital marketing following the success of first internship program at American Energy Services.
Woodlawn, MD- American Energy Services introduced an internship program for collegiate upperclassmen, allowing students to gain hands-on experience in the field of marketing and connect with industry professionals.
The program began in Spring 2018 and with its success, has continued over to the Summer term. The 9-week program was open to students with majors ranging from Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising in order to better understand digital marketing and apply classroom knowledge into a real life setting.
Current Interns include Jordan Arian-Nejad (Towson University- Class of 2019) and Oluwajuwon Jolapamo (Penn State- Class of 2019). Jordan is a rising senior at Towson University, where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with concentration in Marketing. Oluwajuwon is a rising senior at The Pennsylvania State University, where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Women’s Studies.
“The demand for internships have been growing rapidly, as college graduates are expected to have practical experience prior to entering the workforce,” said Kevin Kutner, Director of Marketing. “Our goal is to provide the professional mentorship and work experience needed for career success upon graduation. We want our interns to finish the program with a digital portfolio demonstrating direct evidence of their accomplishments.”
Intern responsibilities include operating all social media platforms, creating and managing official website content, operating the company blog and composing press releases. Selected interns also gain critical experience in search engine optimization (SEO), Google analytics, social platform analytics, direct marketing, content marketing, and department budgeting.
American Energy Services’ support and investment in the incoming workforce is unique in the energy services industry. The challenges faced by interns results in the acquisition of new skills, and the opportunity to network with the ever growing energy sector. The internship has been approved for college course credit at select universities across the region.
Learn more about the program at www.aeservices.us/internship