Communications Internship at GE Appliances (Louisville, KY)

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Job Location
USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title
Communications Internship

The Challenge
The GE Appliances Communication Team is seeking students for up to a yearlong internship experience in Louisville, KY at the company's headquarters where they will have the chance to gain practical experience and exposure across communication disciplines.

What you will Do

The internship, ideally over a one-year period (summer internships are also available), will have meaningful assignments in five main pillars: corporate, workplace, brand/product communications, citizenship and digital to create a better understanding of the function and build competencies that will prepare students for a post-graduation, entry-level communications position. The assignments are structured around the peak season for each pillar to expose the students to the most exciting opportunities.

Program specifics:
  • The intern will rotate through five pillars:
    • June - August - Workplace Communications
    • September - November - Citizenship
    • December - February - Brand/Product Communications
    • March - May - Corporate
    • Ongoing - Digital Communications
  • The intern will report to the pillar leader. The pillar leader is responsible for creating meaningful assignments that develop key competencies for the pillar such as:
  • Develop a strategic communications plan including audience segmentation
  • Learn to set key performance indicators and measure success of communications efforts
    • Project management
    • Business financial literacy
    • Crisis communications
    • Writing in the workplace/storytelling
    • Video scripting
    • Managing a photo shoot
    • Press release writing
    • Media relations such as pitch letters, prep for media interviews, media training, etc.
    • Learning a broad spectrum of digital communications tools
    • Measurement
    • Corporate social media
    • Effective presentations

What you need to Succeed

Required Qualifications:
  • Enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in a degree program such as Public Relations, Communications, English, Journalism or another related field
  • May 2023 or later graduation date
  • Cumulative GPA >3.0 (out of 4.0)
  • Be willing to work part-time (20-30 hours) or full-time (40-hours) during the standard business work hours of 8 AM to 5 PM
  • Legal authorization to work in the country/region where the business is hiring is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas now, nor in the future, for this position.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter who takes initiative and can hit deadlines
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, team environment

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
More Information on GE Appliances
GE Appliances operates in the Appliances industry. The company is located in Lousville, KY. GE Appliances was founded in 2002. It has 4316 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all jobs at GE Appliances, click here.
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