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2018 Student Internship (U.S) - Corporate & Public Affairs Intern Job

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Date: Aug 30, 2017

Location: Various US, US

No. of Openings:3.00

Position Closing Date:

Overview

Bechtel has a long tradition of technical and engineering excellence in supporting multiple industries. Bechtel’s internship program was created to cultivate real-life industry interest based on hands-on experience. Many new university graduate hires began their careers at Bechtel as a student intern.

Corporate & Public Affairs Interns will provide support to corporate and project teams in the areas of public affairs, communications, social media, media relations, general business, research, issues management, digital communications, audio visual, and multimedia communications support efforts, including graphic design and production, web updates, photo and video requirements, and assisting with data and document management, or related non-technical fields.

The total number of hires and start dates are subject to workload and business conditions. Locations will vary based on the project needs, and may include Houston, TX or Reston, VA, along with various project sites.

General Job Duties

- Performs research, writing, and assists in the compilation of background information on specific public affairs issues
- Assists in monitoring media articles as they affect business
- Performs a variety of tasks, including coordinating meetings and events, writing news releases and regional media alerts, developing articles for internal communications, and updating social media outlets (e.g. Facebook and Twitter)
- Creates information products using graphic design
- Responds to client inquires and performs research for special assignments
- Produces communication plans for internal and external initiatives

Basic Qualifications

- Currently enrolled in a four-year Bachelor’s degree program in Business Administration, Advertising, Communications, Law, Liberal Arts, Marketing, Political Science, Philosophy, Human Resources, Foreign Language, Government Sociology, Social Science, Religious Studies, Applied Mechanics, Agriculture Engineering, Biology, Drafting/Design, or Engineering (any discipline), from an accredited college or University
- Completed at least two years of undergraduate studies
- Possess the eligibility to work and remain in the U.S. without sponsorship
- Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check

- Proficient in writing, editing, computer applications, and operating systems

Preferred Qualifications

- Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point
- Proficient writing experience
- Experience in graphic design software, such as Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
- Familiarity with web design and social media is a plus
- Advanced skills in written and oral communications
- Demonstrate teamwork, strategic thinking, problem solving, strong interpersonal skills, initiative with professional discipline, motivation, and the desire to continually learn

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected
veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Bechtel is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer).


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