Ready to get your National Intern Day plans started? This year, WayUp is providing a toolkit with graphics, sample social media posts, and important resources for all companies who pledge to participate.
What to email to your company:
Subj: We’re celebrating National Intern Day!
Dear [insert name],
On July 25th we will join WayUp, the #1 job platform for college students and recent grads, to celebrate National Intern Day. The goal of this day is to recognize, empower, and celebrate hard-working interns all over the country. By supporting this holiday as an organization, [inset company name] is sending a clear message to current and prospective interns that we value and appreciate their hard work.
[insert company name] is proud to be joining thousands of other companies in taking the official pledge to celebrate.
By taking the pledge, [insert company name] is simply agreeing to celebrate our interns on July 25th. We will also be eligible for WayUp’s Top 100 Internship Programs list.
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Post these graphics with the suggested copy to let your network know that you’ve pledged to participate in National Intern Day.
Suggested copy: When it comes to celebrating our interns, we don’t mess around. We’ve joined @WayUp and took the pledge to celebrate on July 25th! #NationalInternDay
*Pro-tip: Tag @WayUp on your picture as well as in your caption!
*How to mention someone in your LinkedIn post: Copy and paste the text above into your post. Highlight "WayUp" and then type "@" and begin typing "WayUp".
Day-of social media copy:
Use this copy on July 25th!
We are proud to join @WayUp and thousands of other companies around the country celebrating their interns today. #NationalInternDay
Hey @WayUp, check out how we are celebrating our interns on #NationalInternDay
Today is #NationalInternDay and we are [insert how you are celebrating]. What are you doing?
We are joining @WayUp in the celebration by [insert how you are celebrating your interns] #NationalInternDay
We’ve included the full color and white transparent National Intern Day logos to use in all of your campaigns.
Day-Of Social Media Tips
Recommended ideas for use on July 25, 2019
GO BIG! Don’t be shy about posting and sharing updates throughout the day. #NationalInternDay will be trending on social media, so include the hashtag to ensure your company is part of the larger conversation
Let one of your interns do a takeover on your company’s Instagram account
Have your internship program manager take over your company’s Instagram story
Go Live on Facebook and Instagram during your intern celebration to give your online community a behind-the-scenes look into your company culture
Send a company-wide email with a few words of gratitude and recognition about each intern. It will make them feel great to receive a personal shout-out
Blog Topic Ideas
Write about how you recognize, empower, and celebrate your interns on your organization’s blog or LinkedIn page. We suggest blog pieces run around 250 words and include photos, videos and hyperlinks
Inspire, motivate, and connect with other companies by sharing your organization’s celebration plans
Write a “Day-in-the-life” feature on your intern class to give future interns a glimpse into your company
Header: We have pledged to celebrate in WayUp’s National Intern Day celebration
Message: On July 25th, we will join our friends at WayUp in celebrating interns across the country. Learn more at NationalInternDay.com
National Intern Day (NID) is on the last Thursday of July each year
WayUp created this holiday in 2017
The official hashtag is #NationalInternDay
WayUp's official website is www.wayup.com/employers
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