2018 Communications_Intern

Auto Req ID:
Job Title:
2018 Communications_Intern
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
Communications professionals, specifically those who have studied and practiced public relations and/or journalism, are vital to Ford Motor Company’s success as they are the eyes, ears and voices of the company. We provide strategic and tactical thinking to support Ford’s external and internal communications efforts around the world. We drive creative solutions that put the company on the cutting edge of communications.

In Ford Communications, you can affect the public’s perception of our company, our people and our products with your efforts to share our story with key audiences.

Ford offers summer internships for qualified undergraduate students. Internships are project oriented and challenge you to demonstrate strategic thinking, business acumen and technical skills.

Potential assignment areas for summer internships include:
  • Product Communications – responsible for the launch communications and building favorable opinion of new products and technologies.
  • Corporate Communications – responsible for environment (including fuel efficiency), safety and manufacturing and other corporate issues.
  • Employee Communications – responsible for daily communications and major employee product programs. This summer’s programs include our annual employee product drive.
  • Ford Smart Mobility - responsible for communications to support Ford's emerging services including autonomous vehicles and mobility services.

Minimum Requirements
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, or Public Relations.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Sophomore school status (expected graduation Spring 2020 or sooner)

Preferred Qualifications
  • GPA of 3.2 or higher.
  • Strong writing, reporting and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong knowledge of digital and social media tools.
  • Previous intern experience in the Communications field.
  • News reporting or editing experience.
  • Creative approach to communications; ability to develop innovative approaches to delivering messaging.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and cultivate relationships with colleagues with diverse backgrounds and cultures.

The distance between imagination and …. Creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. And, it can be a road you start traveling right now. When you join Ford Motor Company, your journey begins. You become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.