Communications Intern

Posting Date 1 month ago(10/25/2022 11:57 AM)
Requisition ID
2022-11642
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Position Type
Internship
Company
Cook Inc - Bloomington
Category
Internships

Overview

This position is a 12-week paid internship located in Bloomington, Spencer, or Ellettsville Indiana. It is offered for a period extending from mid-May through mid-August (exact dates depend on school calendars.) This position includes 401(k) options, an assigned mentor, capstone presentation, and intern events. If working onsite, you will also have access to a fitness center, an onsite cafeteria option, and a one-time housing stipend. All internships provide hands-on experience with meaningful projects in the Medical Device Manufacturing Industry.

Responsibilities

Focus:

 

To support the Communications team at Park48 and members of the Executive and Functional communicators in advancing employee engagement efforts and relationships with Cook Medical leadership.

 

Objectives:

  • To provide future communicators with hands-on experience at a global company
  • Learning the ins and outs of utilizing a brand and voice to convey important messages to employees
  • Understanding the importance of different communication methods in relaying information in an effective way
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Job Functions:

  • Draft and edit communications around functional and/or entity level updates and support Cook’s involvement in local community events
  • Update content on various communication channels to keep employees informed and engaged
  • Perform other administrative duties in support of training initiatives related to SharePoint and Staffbase
  • Support large reoccurring meetings with your mentor and other members of the Executive and Functional Communications team, such as Cook Medical Leadership, Cook Medical Executive, Site-Lead, and Executive Response Team

Potential Projects:

  • Creating ever-green deliverables for all local sites involving departments/teams such as Human Resources, DEI, Marketing, Cook Clinic, Continuous Improvement, and Ethics & Compliance. This includes digital scalas, print signage at Park 48, and other means of on-site promotion of Cook initiatives.
  • Develop an internal content calendar that organizes communications campaigns across multiple facets of the organization, then test and optimize internal channels to improve the employee experience through communication.

Qualifications

• All candidates should have an interest in a career in the Life Sciences field, a willingness to take initiative, and an ability to         work well with others

• Candidates should be students entering their Junior or Senior year the following fall semester or entering graduate school;         candidates who graduate the spring semester before this internship are also eligible

• A minimum GPA of 3.0 is preferred

• All candidates must provide proof of enrollment (including pre-registration certification for the following fall) for consideration

• Multiple disciplines will be considered (e.g.Life Sciences, General Business, and Management) 

• Prior work/volunteer experience with communication

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • A self-starter, but not afraid to ask questions.
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• Capabilities in Microsoft 365. Experience with SharePoint and OneDrive is a plus

Knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

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