The impact of dysfunctional sleeping patterns on inpatient mental health facilities
Date: 23/08/2016 Host: @erinnnnn14
#OTalk is a community that welcomes students alongside practitioners and academics, recognising the vital role students can play in bringing fresh knowledge, innovation and enthusiasm to the community.
To foster this collaboration, in 2015 #OTalk introduced the position of Student Digital Leader. This Intern role offers a student the opportunity to become involved in the running of #OTalk for 6-12 months whilst receiving mentoring in digital leadership from the team.
Being part of the #OTalk team allows you to be creative, innovate and work as part of team. As a Student Digital Leader Intern these are some of the activities you could be involved in and be responsible for during your internship:
As part of your internship we hope you would be able to contribute in an innovative way to the #OTalk community by undertaking some form of project. This will be agreed between yourself and the rest of the OTalk team after you join the team.
OTalk Blog – Transcript posting.
To support the team in posting blog transcripts on the blog posts within 48 hours of a chat and sharing this with the #OTalk community on the social media platforms.
To monitor the facebook page, replying to comments and ensuring blogs have been shared within other relevant pages and groups (e.g. 4OT groups and Student Occupational Therapy groups/pages)
OTalk Twitter – Promoting.
To regularly tweet from OTalk and personal accounts to promote the chats and other related activities.
OTalk Twitter – Follows.
To review follows on the OTalk Twitter account, block spam accounts and to follow back/create lists for the OTalk account.
OTalk Twitter – Hosting.
To host a minimum of one chat during the internship and to support an additional two chats with guest hosts (Training will be provided – more can be hosted as desired).
To take and create opportunities to promote #OTalk and the benefits of professional social media use within university populations and regional/geographical networks.
OTalk Experience Summary.
Along with the OTalk crew, write up an account of the experience of interning for publication. This can be done in a range of ways and we are open to finding new and creative ways to share this experience Our first intern Kelly did this by displaying a poster at #COT2016 and our second Kirstie wrote a piece with Kelly for OTNews.
Engagement in online team meetings to review chat effectiveness, suggest future development and feedback on the relevance of OTalk for students.
Interns ideally need to be:
Training to use the relevant software will be provided so please still apply if you meet most of the outline above.
If you are interested in this position please send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Please direct any queries to the our email or DM us on Twitter at @OTalk_
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 28th November at 23:59.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to a skype interview in December and will be in post by January 2018.