Things To Do in August When You’re Bored (at Work)

Aug 23, 13 Things To Do in August When You’re Bored (at Work)

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Congress is on recess, only the bravest (and sweatiest) tourists dare to tour the district in the dog days, but you’re still stuck in your (probably freezing) office. It’s a slow time, but it doesn’t have to be. Take a break from playing paper football with your interns and level up your skill set with these free...

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Jobs, JOBS, jOBS!

Aug 16, 13 Jobs, JOBS, jOBS!

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In honor of Michael Kelso finally finding his car and starring in a vehicle that will actually give him some credibility to say incredibly inspiring things to children, we’re starting a little weekly segment on the blog to post about the most interesting jobs in digital communications. SMCDC has a jobs board featuring social media,...

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GIF: The Medium of the Future?

Aug 13, 13 GIF: The Medium of the Future?

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I recently stumbled upon a friend discussing his distaste for the GIF in a Facebook group post. He basically said they’re used as fluff pieces or for referencing something that made him feel out of his depth. I think many people can relate to this annoyance. But I felt, and still feel, passionate about the GIF. I get excited...

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Work for the SMCDC president!

Jul 30, 13 Work for the SMCDC president!

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Work for our president! SMCDC president Alex Stevens is looking for an intern to assist her with all things social (and marketing) at her day gig as Social Media Strategist for a growth company located in Georgetown. Learn the ins and outs of digital marketing and business development and while getting an inside look at the inner...

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#RoyalBaby

Jul 25, 13 #RoyalBaby

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The news of the newest member of Great Britain’s Royal Family broke on Monday.  Like a lot of other breaking news stories, many of us found out via Twitter.  Individuals weighed in on the topic with the “RoyalBaby” hashtag, but some of the more interesting accounts to pay attention to during a developing story are...

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Students and Tech Opportunity

Jul 15, 13 Students and Tech Opportunity

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Hey SMCDC community! The Gates Foundation, a funder and partner of Mobilize.org, is hosting an informational meeting with college students in the DC area this Thursday, July 18, and are looking for students who would like to attend and contribute their ideas and feedback how colleges should set up their technology tools and...

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