Name of Student: Olivia Elliott
Degree Subject: BSC Sport and Exercise Medical Sciences
Job Title: Education Intern
Company Name: The Rock Pool Project
Type of Internship: Student Campus Partnerships (SCPs)
Description of Company: We are a social enterprise that encourages people of all ages to discover the incredible marine life found around our beautiful coast. Our expert marine biologists offer bespoke private rockpool safaris, educational group field trips and public beach events.
What were your key duties and responsibilities during your internship?
- Build website
- Grow social media
- Education resource development
What outputs and outcomes did you deliver for your employers?
I completed the website as well as, the resources needed for all years. I also learnt how to use Hootsuite and build relationships with schools.
What was your biggest achievement on your internship?
The website development and school voucher giveaway which increased media reach by 2,000.
What did not go so well on your internship? How did you overcome any challenges?
Help from interns faded as lockdown eased and summer started.
- Problem solving
- Strategic planning
- Personal awareness
Your message to other students considering a similar job role, organisation or sector?
“It was an amazing opportunity and something I would not have the chance to do in my sector.”