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Intern: Corporate Communications (Fall 2024)

  • Internship
    Starts on Aug 18
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Marketing
  • Greensboro

AI generated summary

  • You must have prior experience in creating digital visual content using graphic design software, strong communication skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, and be currently pursuing a degree in Communications or related field with a GPA of 2.75 or higher.
  • You will assist with website enhancements, create graphics, manage social media accounts, coordinate content creation with internal teams, and create an editorial calendar for social media topics.


  • Essential Skills and Required Experience:
  • Prior experience creating digital visual content required.
  • Demonstrated experience using graphic design software, such as Adobe editing products (Illustrator, InDesign, or Photoshop), Canvas or Tableau.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including experience with proofreading, understanding and condensing complex information into quick summaries.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: ability to work well individually and in a team in a very diverse and multicultural organization in remote and in-person settings.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams).
  • Experience preferred in managing various social media and marketing tools including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize important tasks; detail-oriented.
  • Minimum Education Requirements:
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor/graduate degree in Communications, Journalism or related field of study and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship. Recent graduates also accepted.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75.
  • Personal Competencies:
  • Customer Focus
  • Team Player
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • IT Applications: Microsoft Office programs (Excel /Word/PowerPoint/SharePoint/Outlook/Teams); Adobe editing products (Illustrator, InDesign, or Photoshop) or Tableau.
  • As a successful intern you will:
  • Lead with passion
  • Perform with purpose
  • Transform with vision


  • Assist with projects related to the company’s corporate website enhancements, including drafting content for the site, identifying images for the content and coordinating the update to the web site IT team for uploading.
  • Creating graphics for use on external and internal communications channels.
  • Create written and visual content for Volvo Group North America’s social media accounts, including Facebook and Twitter.
  • Coordinate with internal candidates such as Public Affairs, Marketing and other departments to identify priorities and relevant content for Volvo Group-owned social platforms.
  • Work with PR team to create an editorial calendar for social media topics that promotes company updates and announcements, aligns with relevant, topical news and reinforces the Volvo Group’s corporate image.


What kind of tasks will the Corporate Communications intern be responsible for?

The Corporate Communications intern will work on internal and external communications, as well as contribute to multiple projects to optimize exposure for the Corporate Communications team.

Who will the Corporate Communications Intern report to?

The Corporate Communications Intern will report to the Director of Public Relations.

What qualifications are required for the Corporate Communications Intern position?

We are looking for a Corporate Communications Intern who has a passion for the written word. Previous experience in communications or related fields is preferred.

How long is the internship and when does it start?

The internship is for the Fall 2024 term. The length of the internship will be determined based on the needs of the department and the availability of the candidate.

Will the Corporate Communications Intern have an opportunity to work on multiple projects?

Yes, the Corporate Communications Intern will have the opportunity to work on multiple projects to gain exposure to the various deliverables required by the Corporate Communications team.


Mission & Purpose

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, with its headquarters in Gothenburg, employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 18 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets.