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|Position:||Summer Intern - Communications, Consumer Reports en Espanol|
|Job Location(s):||Yonkers, NY|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Application Deadline:||Not specified|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Period of Employment:||Open|
|Type of Compensation:||Paid|
|Starting Salary Range:|
|College Credits Earned:||No|
|Required Student Status:||Open|
|Related Categories:||Communication - Language/Interpreters, College and Internships, Marketing - Communications/PR|
|Summer Intern - Communications, Consumer Reports en Espanol|
|More information about this job:|
|Consumer Reports (CR) is a 250 million dollar non-profit organization focused on testing products, informing and protecting consumers. CR has the largest subscriber-based website in the world (3.5 million) and a combined online/print base of over 8 million. Headquartered in Yonkers, NY, the company has approximately 600 staff members with offices in Washington, DC, Austin, TX, San Francisco, CA, Colchester, CT, and Richmond, VT. |
Join a team of professionals dedicated to protecting and informing consumers through various communication channels. This is a wonderful summer internship opportunity for students interested in gaining invaluable experience in a vibrant organization.
Summer internships will be available to current full-time students (undergraduate or graduate students) or recent graduates (graduated in December 2012 or graduating in May 2013). Academic credits can be applied if applicable (please specify in your application if your internship will be for credit and provide contact information for your academic institution representative).
Internship positions will start in late May and run through mid-August (total of 12 weeks, with some flexibility). Interns will be paid $15 per hour based on a 35-hour work week. In addition, interns will be invited to participate in activities including lunch with senior leaders of Consumer Reports, a tour of our world-renowned product testing labs, and a trip to our Auto Test facilities in Colchester, CT.
NOTE: For summer internships, Consumers Reports cannot pay any relocation or housing allowance. Internships are filled on a rolling basis. It is suggested that you apply as soon as possible.
Consumer Reports interns are considered trainees under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1973.
|* Journalism, Public Relations, or Communications Major;|
* Knowledge and/or understanding of working with the Latino community;
* Native Spanish speaker;
* Read and write Spanish fluently;
* Strong knowledge of social media;
* Computer/word processing skills;
* Great interpersonal and research skills;
* Well organized, detail oriented and able to handle changing priorities;
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must!
In addition to resume and cover letter, please submit a writing sample.
|We are looking for a Communications intern who is interested in increasing the name recognition for Consumer Reports/Consumers Union and strengthen its credibility among members of the Latino Community. Our goal is to develop partnerships with organizations that serve Latinos and expand our media relationships.|
* Intern will gain valuable job skills by working alongside an aggressive team of trained communications professionals.
* Intern will craft and help implement an outreach and marketing strategy (which will include social media) for Consumer Reports en Espaol as well as help crafting media materials and working with TV crews.
|Consumers Reports is an Equal Opportunity Employer:|
|Consumer Reports is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, religion, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status and any other category covered by applicable law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in the application or interview process should notify a Consumer Reports' Human Resources representative.|