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2024 Technical Writer, Research Intern

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Snap Inc.

26d ago

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Media & Journalism
  • Palo Alto, +1

AI generated summary

  • You must be a self-directed writer with knowledge in technical concepts and familiarity with graphic design software. Strong communication skills and pursuing an undergraduate degree. Graduating in 2024 or 2025.
  • You will create engaging technical content, manage social media, support research events, communicate internally, edit written material, and increase online visibility.

Requirements

  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Ability to learn and understand technical material, grasp the essential parts of novel research work suitable for an external audience, and package them into engaging content.
  • Familiar with technical concepts like software engineering, and research in AI
  • Familiar with basic graphics design software, such as Photoshop, Illustrator and similar software.
  • Self-directed and curious writer who works well with a variety of technologies and teams
  • Excellent operational, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work with both technical and non-technical teammates
  • Excellent writing and comprehension skills with English vocabulary, spelling and grammar
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled and pursuing an undergraduate degree, from an accredited college or university in the field of Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or other related field
  • Graduation date between December 2024 - Spring 2025
  • Experience with graphic design programs (such as InDesign, Canva, Photoshop, etc.)

Responsibilities

  • Invent new ways to convey complex information to a technical audience
  • Work with communications, product, engineering and marketing to generate content for a wide audience
  • Social Media Management: Develop and create engaging content and graphics for research-related social media channels to broaden our online presence.
  • Event Support: Organize and support virtual meetings and research events, including coordinating logistics and providing communication materials.
  • Internal Communications: Write web and email content for the company intranet to keep staff informed and engaged with ongoing research projects.
  • Copy Editing: Review and edit web pages and publication release pages to ensure clarity, accuracy, and consistency in all written communications.
  • Build a Strong Online Presence: Increase the organization's visibility by creating engaging content for social media channels, including LinkedIn, and others.

FAQs

What will be my main responsibilities as a 2024 Technical Writer, Research Intern at Snap Research?

Your main responsibilities will include coordinating internal and external activities related to research programs, creating and disseminating research findings and initiatives through various channels, and supporting communication strategies for the organization.

Snap Inc.

Entertainment & Media
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
2011
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Snap is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and its AR glasses, Spectacles.