2010 Ford Communications Summer Intern
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.
Job Description: Communications professionals, specifically those who have studied and practiced journalism, are vital to Ford Motor Company’s success as they are the eyes, ears and voices of the company. We provide strategic and tactical thinking to support Ford’s external and internal communications efforts around the world. We drive creative solutions that put the company on the cutting edge of communications. In Ford Communications, during this pivotal time in the industry, you can affect the public’s perception of our company, our people and our products with your ideas and efforts to share our story with key audiences.
Ford Communications offers summer internships for qualified undergraduate students. Internships are project oriented and challenge you to demonstrate strategic thinking, business acumen and technical skills. Potential assignment areas for Summer 2010 internships include:
•Product Communications – responsible for the launch of new products and technologies. This summer efforts will be focused on new model launches of the Ford Super Duty; Ford Fiesta; Ford Edge, Ford Explorer, Ford F-150 and more.
•Corporate Communications – responsible for environment (including fuel efficiency), safety and manufacturing and other corporate issues.
•Employee Communications – responsible for daily communications and major employee product programs. This summer’s programs include our second annual employee product drive. Preferred candidate criteria:
•Juniors pursuing a degree in Journalism or Communications •GPA of 3.2 or higher •Strong writing, reporting and verbal communications skills •Strong knowledge of digital and social media tools (but understands the value of “picking up the phone”)
•Previous intern experience in the Communications field
•News reporting or editing experience
Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. We have a commitment to our products and customers, but also know that our employees are the driving force behind our success. Find out what it is like to love your job.
Come discover a Company that is focused on designing better cars, but also cares about you, your family and your community. By choice, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse work- force. Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. To be considered all applicants must apply to our website at www.careers.ford.com to the stated title above.