Intern - Marketing/Communications - Summer 2023

College-University Recruiting Raleigh, North Carolina Morrisville, North Carolina Atlanta, Georgia Chicago, Illinois Charlotte, North Carolina Washington DC, District Of Columbia


Description

Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;
2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com​.

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Marketing/Communications Intern this summer.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to succeed in a fast paced, fluid environment, while ensuring that project initiatives are met. If you are excited and passionate to work on state-of-the art technology trends, we want to hear from you!

Xylem Summer Internships typically last 10-12 weeks and are an opportunity to get hands-on, professional experience while making a lasting contribution to Xylem as an organization. Our internship program is intended to create a pipeline of talented undergraduate students who are interested in a career in the water innovation technology industry. Interns are our primary talent pool for all full-time early career positions and rotational programs. The Summer Internship is a great opportunity to learn more about Xylem and see if a career in water technology is right for you.

The hourly rate for an intern is dependent on a variety of factors including major, year in school and geographic location. The average hourly rate for an intern is between $21.00 - $27.00/hour. Locations of internships will vary based on the specified project and function, and will either be on-site, hybrid or fully remote.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate and write “new’ Xylem stories that reflect the company’s commitment to sustainability for Reservoir, the soon-to-be launched content hub on xylem.com
  • Develop unique content about Xylem’s sustainability-related activities for placement on Company’s LinkedIn profile and website

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Communications, Business Administration, Marketing, or related field
  • A strong sense of ownership and drive, a self-starter
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and is comfortable with engaging others and asking questions
  • An interest in developing content for a variety of social media platforms.
  • Strong technical and organizational skills
  • The ability to work collaboratively within a team environment

What you will gain from the experience:

  • Experience working directly with the communications team and publishing material on Xylem media channels
  • Gain an understanding of the corporate sustainability initiative

 

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours
  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.