Job Description

NREL’s Corporate Communications Office is hiring a student intern to create and curate social media content as well as support other editorial and media team activities. Candidates should possess a strong understanding of how various social media platforms function and how to develop content that engages those specific audiences.

The position requires strong writing and editing skills, ability to create content for publication across multiple platforms, and ability to manage communications projects in a variety of formats. The position requires attention to detail and quality standards and skill in maintaining good working relationships with colleagues.

Duties generally include research, writing/creating, and editing social media and news stories. Other duties could include work on news releases, brochures, reports, exhibits, and multi-media. The selected candidate will work under the direction of other colleagues and will work closely with project managers, writers, editors, digital content producers, and designers. The selected candidate must follow NREL editorial style, comply with NREL and DOE print and electronic publication policies, ensure high-quality products, and be comfortable interacting with external stakeholders.

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Basic Qualifications

Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree program, or graduated in the past 12 months from an accredited institution. Internship period cannot exceed 12 months past graduation. Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.

Please Note:
•You will need to upload official or unofficial school transcripts as part of the application process.
•If selected for position, a letter of recommendation will be required as part of the hiring process.