University of Wisconsion - Eau Claire




Eau Claire Marathon Social Media/Marketing Intern

30 hours

Community partner: Eau Claire Marathon
Supervisor: Abby Seipel
Beginning date:
Ending Date:

Service-Learning Proposal Description


Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer The Eau Claire Marathon is a community driven race that brings together runners and fans from all over to Eau Claire, WI. This includes the Blugold Mile. This project will be focused on assisting our social media team in the weeks leading up to and during the Eau Claire Marathon weekend(April 27th - 28th).


What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer The mission of the Eau Claire Marathon is to provide a world-class race in Eau Claire, promoting the livability and community spirit of the city.


What skills are required for this project? 

Answer We are looking for a business or marketing student for this position that is knowledgeable and interested in learning more to assist with the Eau Claire Marathon website & social media marketing.


What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer The outcomes that have typically come out of this activity are the expanded awareness that accompanies volunteering. The sense that you have helped others accomplish their goals through your efforts is one of the more common outcomes cited by students in the past.


What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer This position will involve learning the general style & techniques of the Eau Claire Marathon marketing and social media team. The work prior to race weekend can be on a student determined schedule, student will need to be available during the Eau Claire Marathon events (2:00-7:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27th & 6:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 28th). Further information on race weekend schedule can be found here:


Additional information (not required).

Answer Contact ECM volunteer coordinator, Abby Seipel ( with any questions.