Monday, April 12, 2010

Summer Intern - Corporate Communications, Talecris Biotherapeutics, Research Triangle Park, NC

Summer Intern - Corporate Communications, Talecris
Biotherapeutics, Research Triangle Park, NC

Position Description

During the summer program, the intern will be an active member of the
Corporate Communications team and will gain hands-on experience through
involvement in press material development, special event coordination,
community outreach and internal strategy sessions. The corporate
communications intern will assist with projects such as the development
of an internal, company-wide style guide. The intern will also perform
various writing assignments and tasks including drafting documents,
media monitoring, internet research, etc. The intern will report to
the Executive Office Administrator (R.A.)

Responsibilities include:

• Assisting in the development of a company style guide to create
consistency and uniformity in writing and layout of publications and
corporate documents.
• Compiling and collecting weekly press clippings.
• Coordinating with supervisor on various projects – e.g. internal
communications, media events, etc.
• Assisting in writing, proofing, editing, coordinating and distributing
several employee communication tools.
• Assisting with corporate initiatives including community outreach,
charitable giving and associated events.
• Organizing files and folders on Corporate Communications shared drive
(i.e., cleaning and purging old documents, managing photo library).

Position Requirements

• Full-time undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled at an
accredited U.S. college or university pursuing a degree in journalism,
communications or English.
• Must have successfully completed at least 45 credit hours and will be
returning to school the following term.
• Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
• Must be at least 18 years old at start of assignment.
• Strong analytical, research and problem-solving abilities,
• Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Self-starter, able to support multiple demands.

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