VIRTUAL ENGAGEMENT

​At the Onero Institute, we produce high-level content on international affairs topics in new and creative ways. We develop projects specially designed for social media platforms to better engage young people on global issues and to bring credible content to an increasingly important space. Join our Virtual Engagement Team to take part in this unique area of today's international discourse. If you would like to join but need more experience developing such projects, participate in our Virtual Engagement Program (VEP) to build up your skills in graphic design, concise writing, teamwork, and research.

Virtual Engagement Projects

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Onero Virtual Engagement Program

 

The Onero Institute Virtual Engagement Program is an immersive experience that seeks to better engage young people on international issues by training participants to produce professional quality graphics and reliable written content on international affairs, specially designed for social media platforms. Develop transferable technical skills in graphic design, research practices, and data visualization. Challenge yourself to effectively capture complex issues with concise writing and creative use of space, expand your global awareness, and gain helpful experience working in teams. Make credible content on important issues more accessible by bringing your work to platforms with wider youth audiences. Share your voice in a new and exciting way! Join this month-long program with the opportunity to continue and become a member of our virtual engagement team.

Program Details

Free Month-long Program

Next Program Dates:
June 21 - July 19, 2021

One lesson & one open lab session per week

Administered Via Zoom

Complete a high-level Onero social media project

Join the Onero Virtual Engagement Team

EXAMPLE VIRTUAL ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Week 2

Design Concepts & Summary

Elevate your graphics to the next level and attract viewers by applying design concepts. Improve summary skills and learn strategies for integrating text into designs.

Week 1

Graphics I & II: Illustrator

Learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator and bring your IA knowledge to life with captivating graphics.

Week 2

Design Concepts & Summary

Elevate your graphics to the next level and attract viewers by applying design concepts. Improve summary skills and learn strategies for integrating text into designs.

Week 2

Design Concepts & Summary

Elevate your graphics to the next level and attract viewers by applying design concepts. Improve summary skills and learn strategies for integrating text into designs.

Week 3

Writing Concisely

Practice effective, concise writing to fit your text in the limited space of social media while still telling a full story.

Week 4 & 5

Research Methods & More

Complete an Onero Institute virtual engagement project. Improve research skills by identifying reliable sources and drawing from them for social media projects.