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Apply for Center for Social Commerce 2015 Ambassadorship with Internship at W2O Group's NYC Office

posted Jan 15, 2015, 7:06 AM by Bruce Strong

Apply for Center for Social Commerce 2015 Ambassadorship with Internship at W2O Group's NYC Office




Calling all leaders and high achievers: Apply to be a Center for Social Commerce (CSC) 2015 Ambassador!


The CSC is a collaborative program between Syracuse University’s Newhouse School and W2O Group, an integrated communications and marketing agency. Up to four qualified SU students will be selected as CSC Ambassadors for spring and fall 2015. This unique opportunity also includes a paid summer internship at W2O Group’s NYC office, with a housing stipend, as well as an all-expense paid trip to Austin, TX during the SXSW Interactive Conference.


What are the perks?

  •  ​A full-time, paid internship at a growing, innovative agency.
  • Housing stipend to cover summer accommodations in NYC.
  • An all-expense-paid trip to SxSW Interactive conference in Austin, TX from March 11-15, where Ambassadors will attend a Digital Summit and networking events hosted by W2O Group.
  • Invaluable leadership experience.
  • Professional networking opportunities with W2O Group executives and employees, guest speakers from the industry and SU faculty.


What do CSC Ambassador responsibilities include?

  • ​Manage CSC social media and collaborate with peers to develop blog posts and multimedia content for CSC website.
  • Serve as representatives of the CSC and work with CSC directors to implement innovative ideas to build the program.
  • Assist with promotion of Social Commerce Days and other CSC programs.
  • Work with CSC directors to spearhead unique research projects and thought leadership initiatives.

Who is eligible?

  • ​Qualified sophomores and juniors who will be on campus for the spring and fall 2015 semesters can apply.
  • Students with a background in public relations, communications, marketing or information studies are encouraged to apply.
  • Being selected as an Ambassador is contingent on being qualified for an internship at W2O Group.
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0.

How do I apply?

  • ​Application deadline: January 23, 2015 at 5 p.m. ET.
  • Submit resume and cover letter to AND to Maria Russell ( Please use subject line “CSC Ambassador Application – [Your Name].”

To learn more about this opportunity, including details on the summer internship with W2O Group, please read the Center for Social Commerce Ambassador Guide.


To learn more about the CSC, visit and follow @SocCommSU on Twitter. 


You may also contact current CSC Ambassadors Lauryn Botterman ( or Nick Jones ( with any questions.