What you’ll be doing...

You will be front and center, hands-on and contributing your creative energy to high-impact projects from the moment you arrive through the course of this 10 week internship, which a part of Verizon’s Campus program. You will take part in meaningful work and real-life projects with Verizon’s Marketing team that will help you grow both professionally and personally throughout the program. You'll learn from the best minds in the industry and have a chance to enhance your Marketing knowledge in an environment that’s dedicated to industry superiority.

Opportunties are available in the following areas:

  • Communications/Public Relations: Work with the team that delivers key brand messages to external audiences, including media outlets and stakeholders, with impact and influence. Support campaigns and activations, participate in ideation sessions, review insights, craft pitches, engage with media contacts and write for our own website and social channels.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: Verizon delivers the promise of the digital world and that promise is made real by our commitment to providing students with the skills needed for success in the digital economy, and to ensuring a lasting positive impact on the environment. Work with the team that is dedicated to using Verizon’s best assets – our technology, philanthropy, and employees – to solve critical social issues. Our programs empower the next generation to realize the promise of the digital world.

In this role, you may have the opportunity to:

Work with the Corporate Social Responsibility team to:

  • Support the programs under the Verizon Innovative Learning umbrella.
  • Support the collection, analysis and creation of school facing documents, i.e comprehensive, interactive, personalized program calendars, school snapshots, status trackers for Verizon Innovative Learning schools (VILS).
  • Review, analyze and provide insights into how schools leverage social media opportunites to share stories and outcomes of Verizon Foundation’s signature education programs.
  • Work closely with program managers and with non-profit partners to create a plan for expanding Verizon Innovative Learning intiatives to reach more underserved schools

Work with the Communications team to:

  • Monitor media outlets and report on successes and opportunities for our key messages in the marketplace.
  • Take concepts and turn them into pitches and stories that resonate with our target audiences.
  • Work across the team to gather intelligence, partner on solutions, and exercise your creativity as you designing communications approaches.

What we’re looking for...

You’re a motivated self-starter. Never satisfied with the status quo, you’re always trying to beat a personal best. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. You are flexible, dependable and work well in varying environments. Learning quickly is personally rewarding and inspires you to take smart risks.

You’ll need to have:

  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree program majoring in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, Public Relations, Sociology, Psychology, or Business Administration with an expected completion date between December 2018 and June 2020.

Even better if you have:

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Previous internship or work experience in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, or related field.
  • Demonstrated independent thinking, relationship management and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytic, communication, leadership and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-moving, team environment.
  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite of Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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