Project Code: STATE-SLV-185

Embassy San Salvador- Social Media Analysis to Combat Visa Fraud

Project Title Embassy San Salvador- Social Media Analysis to Combat Visa Fraud
Project Summary Monitor social media and radio and analyze visa fraud trends in El Salvador. Assess the effectiveness of the Fraud Prevention Unit's annual public outreach campaign to combat visa fraud and prevent visa applicants from being victimized by scammers.
Country El Salvador
Agency Department of State
DoS Office N/A
Post SAN SALVADOR
Section CONS
Number of Interns 3
Project Description

Interested in helping the U.S. Embassy in San Salvador combat visa fraud? The Fraud Prevention Unit is seeking two eInterns with strong Spanish skills who are also savvy with social media to monitor open source social media websites and radio broadcasts for chatter about obtaining U.S. visas in El Salvador. This internship will help us stay abreast of new trends in visa fraud and protect U.S. borders.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Analytical writing
Data analysis
Research
Additional Information

You will also help us assess the effectiveness of our annual fraud prevention public outreach campaign to prevent visa applicants from being victimized by scammers by monitoring and compiling responses to our outreach materials that appear in social media and radio broadcasts from October-December 2018.