General Electric Communications Intern in Boston, Massachusetts

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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.

Role Summary:

In GE, the communications function is a strategic business partner that enables us to compete and win in a broad range of global industries. The Communications Internship is a project-based experience designed to offer hands-on exposure to GE’s corporate communications function.

Essential Responsibilities:

The internship is designed to give current undergraduate students exposure to GE strategic initiatives and the role communicators play in achieving business objectives.

This will be summer internship (10-12 weeks) with a minimum of 40 hours per week.

The assignment is focused in specific communication areas that could include (but are not limited to) public relations, digital communications, public affairs, organizational/employee communications, marketing communications, executive communications and event planning.

• Drive brand awareness and engagement among investors, customers, employees and external stakeholders

• Help develop and executive communication strategies for company-wide culture initiatives

• Develop creative content (emails, videos, blog posts, articles, etc.) for internal platforms

• Provide support for internal events and executive communications

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Pursuing a minimum of a four-year degree in (communications related course work a plus) in one of the following or related fields: English, Journalism, Media Studies, Political Science, International Relations, Communications, Public Relations, Advertising, Marketing Communications.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience through an internship or other communications work experience

  • Passion for Communications

  • Strong functional communication skills, particularly writing

  • Computer skills: PowerPoint, MS Word, Excel (experience with publishing platforms and design software a plus)

  • GPA greater than or equal to 3.0/4.0

  • Unrestricted authorization to work in the US

Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Boston

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.