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Internal Communications Intern

  • Internship (Paid)
  • Remote

Website GitHub

Overview

GitHub is looking for a skilled and innovative intern to join our Internal Communications team for Summer 2024 and assist in delivering an optimal employee experience through communications to our Hubbers (employees). Our Internal Communications team is dynamic, and we are looking for a creative thinker to contribute to our success.

This role will be responsible for driving employee engagement and adoption of our new intranet platform, and will assist in the ongoing content governance management and best practices on our key employee channels.

Expected Length of Summer Internship: May 20, 2024 to Aug 9, 2024

Responsibilities

  • Support the launch and success of a new company wide intranet, in partnership with Comms and IT.
  • Participate in internal meetings and creative brainstorms.
  • Assist with company-hosted events, from ideation to production.
  • Assist in the development of a wide range of internal communications materials for a global remote audience, in addition to partnering with our Corporate Communications team on landing with external audiences, as needed.
  • Track Internal Communications metrics for monthly reporting.
  • Gather and analyze consistent feedback on internal programming to help the team in making data-driven decisions.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently in the process of obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Media Studies or similar with at least one quarter/semester to complete after the internship.
  • Experience writing effective communications materials for medium-to-large audiences (newsletters, news articles, press releases, etc.).
  • Track record of executing on creative ideas, with a “ship to learn” mindset.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous Communications internship experience preferred.
  • General understanding of GitHub and/or the software development space. (Coding skills not required!)
  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn from our experienced and awesome global communications team, while contributing to some big programs and embracing the Hubber experience.
  • Proactive attitude and willingness to take on new challenges and learn from experiences during the internship.
GitHub values

  • Customer-obsessed
  • Ship to learn
  • Growth mindset
  • Own the outcome
  • Better together
  • Diverse and inclusive

Manager fundamentals

  • Model
  • Coach
  • Care

Leadership principles

  • Create clarity
  • Generate energy
  • Deliver success

Who We Are

GitHub is the world’s leading AI-powered developer platform with 100 million developers and counting. We’re also home to the biggest open-source community on earth (and 99% of the world’s software has open-source code in its DNA). Many of the apps and programs you use every day are built on GitHub.
Our teams are dreamers, doers, and pioneers, leading the way in AI, driving humanitarian efforts around the globe, and even sending open source to Mars (and beyond!). At GitHub, our goal is to create the space you need to do your best work. We’re remote-first and offer competitive pay, generous learning and growth opportunities, and excellent benefits to support you, wherever you are—because we know that people flourish when they can work on their own terms.
Join us, and let’s change the world, together.

EEO Statement

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don’t discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there’s any way we can make the interview process better for you; we’re happy to accommodate!

Application Instructions:
Apply using the link located at the top of the page.

To apply for this job please visit www.github.careers.

Listing Expires: April 19, 2024
Major(s): Advertising, Journalism, Media Production, Management, and Technology, Public Relations