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2024 Summer Intern: External Communications

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2024 Summer Intern: External Communications

Stamford, CT
  • Responsibilities

    At a Glance

    • You’re a motivated rising junior or senior student with a 3.0 GPA or higher seeking a degree in one of the following areas listed below from an accredited college or university:
      • Programming/Coding
    • This is a learning-intensive program designed to give you essential business insights and hands-on experience in your field of choice. It’s a full-time, 10-week commitment from May 29, 2024 through August 2, 2024.
    • Benefits include professional development sessions, networking opportunities, and mentorship.

    The Spectrum Internship Experience

    You have clear aspirations and are seeking a summer internship program that will help you meet them. Find it at Spectrum, named one of the 2023 Top 100 Internship Programs in the United States by WayUp and Yello.

    Our internships are designed to provide:

    • Opportunities to gain new skills and elevate the ones you already have, all in a robust and forward-thinking business setting.
    • First-rate, hands-on experience in the telecommunications industry.
    • Opportunities to connect you with people who can give you a better understanding of the industry and help you accomplish real goals you can add to your résumé, this includes assigning you a formal mentor and interactions with senior executives.

    What you can expect in this role

    As a Spectrum Intern, you’ll be essential to two teams — your respective department and your Intern peer group. Department and team-focused projects account for about 80% of your schedule. You’ll spend the other 20% on professional development sessions and networking activities, including the Kickoff Conference on May 29th, webinars, community service, cross-functional project, and final presentations.

    Internship responsibilities may include

    • Updating and maintaining local and trade media lists
    • Monitoring press and social media coverage, compiling press summary reports and assisting with the preparation of clips reports as needed
    • Brainstorming original PR ideas around various company initiatives to generate positive media coverage
    • Conducting research on diverse media channels (e.g., YouTube, social media), as well as reporters, bloggers and industry influencers, to identify new outreach opportunities
    • Drafting, proofreading and editing press releases, media alerts, prep docs and other written materials
    • Conducting research on inbound press, award and speaking opportunities

    Here’s what it takes to get started

    Required qualifications

    • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited College or University completing a Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Degree
    • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA or greater in current program
    • Ability to travel locally to Spectrum Intern development events and activities throughout the program
    • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship

    Preferred qualifications

    • Strong communication skills – verbal and written
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks
    • Analytical skills
    • Collaboration skills
    • Drives results through effective project and time management
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

    GGN100 2024-29573 2024

    Here, employees don’t just have jobs, they build careers. That’s why we believe in offering a comprehensive pay and benefits package that rewards employees for their contributions to our success, supports all aspects of their well-being, and delivers real value at every stage of life.

    A qualified applicant’s criminal history, if any, will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable laws, including local ordinances.

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    Spectrum Scholars launched in 2020 and awards $400,000 in scholarships to eligible college students.
  • About Us

    Charter Communications, Inc. is a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 32 million customers in 41 states through its Spectrum brand. Over an advanced communications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services including Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice.