Summer 2023 Corporate Communications Intern

Administrative/ClericalHybrid Remote, ATLANTA, Georgia


Position at Genuine Parts Company

Are you ready to spend your summer as a part of something special? Imagine being with a company whose reputation for excellence paves the way for endless success. At Genuine Parts Company (GPC), people build long-lasting, highly satisfying careers and make a real difference in the community.

GPC has been driving success for over 90 years due to a family of 50,000+ dedicated, intelligent, and innovative employees. But this is the best part – all our businesses throughout the world emphasize the growth and development of our team members by providing opportunities for mentorship and advancement.

The Role:

This is the ideal role for a student who is searching for challenging and exciting projects, professional growth, and fun networking opportunities with a Fortune 200 company. As a Corporate Communications Intern at GPC, you’ll have the opportunity to create corporate communication materials and help coordinate company events while learning about a global distribution organization.

This is the right opportunity for you if you:

  • Enjoy using your creativity to effectively communicate through exciting graphics and other collateral
  • Thrive and excel with challenging deadlines and managing multiple priorities
  • Want to learn how a global leader in the distribution of automotive parts, industrial parts, and office products operates day-to-day
A day in the life:
  • Assist in the development of press releases, pitches, briefing documents and award submissions 
  • Write and edit news articles for the intranet 
  • Help create content including presentations, videos and graphics for use internally 
  • Write and edit talking points/key messages for executives 
  • Help coordinate events such as Quarterly Business Reviews and social gatherings 
  • Assemble materials for communication projects/programs 
  • Work collaboratively with a high-powered team of global communications professionals to build knowledge of how the function works 
  • Use leading-edge communications technology and channels to engage a wide variety of audiences - both internally and externally 
  • Flex content development skills across traditional writing, social media and interactive media 
What You’ll Need:
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program, seeking a degree in Journalism, communications or PR-related majors
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite and social media tools and functions 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Interest in pursuing a long-term career in communications 
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented and possess strong multi-tasking and teamwork skills 
  • Ability to maintain highly confidential information and handle sensitive situations with confidence 
And if you have this, even better:
  • Previous Communications experience


  • Mon, May 22, 2023 – Fri, Aug 4, 2023 (11 weeks)

Why GPC may just be the right place for you:

  • Stable Fortune 200 company with a “family” culture
  • Environment that works hard, yet takes care of employees
  • Opportunity for accessing multiple career paths
  • Ongoing training and development, with support from leaders and your team

GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.