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Medimmune: Internal Communication

My company shares my
passion for helping to improve
human health around the world.”

“This is My MedImmune.”
Those who join MedImmune feel a sense of ownership about their future. They thrive with a recognized leader in the biotechnology industry and the wholly-owned subsidiary of AstraZeneca plc.

Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance science, technology and medicine to develop products designed to help people live better lives. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, integrity and growth opportunities…that encourages both individual contribution and collaborative entrepreneurial thinking. Our products and/or product candidates are designed to address areas of need in infection, oncology, respiratory disease and inflammation, cardiovascular/gastrointestinal disease and neuroscience. Explore a MedImmune career as we strive to better more lives, more often, around the world.
Title: Intern - Internal Communications
Location: Gaithersburg. MD
Req: 5191

Support the company's Functional Internal Communications team by assisting in the generation and production of communications materials, including intranet articles, talking points and presentations. In addition, assist in event management and other key company initiatives such as the company meetings. Other key duties include:
* Work on the design, scheduling and production of internal promotional materials (such as posters, table tents, events)
* Create, write, edit and/or post content to the company's intranet site
* Create, write, edit and publish the company's weekly html news digest
* Coordinate with sites both domestically and internationally in the support of company-sponsored events and activities.
* Presently pursuing a degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Human Resources or Finance
* Candidates must be available to work full-time during the summer and consistently on a part time basis for the entire duration of the 2011/2012 school year.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills essential (business writing, editing, presentations, and professional phone demeanor). Scientific writing experience or completed coursework in science classes is a plus.
* Skilled at web navigation, and capable of using Internet and information sources for research.
* Solid project management skills and experience. Ability to handle multiple priorities and think independently.
* Understanding of and experience with communication disciplines such as graphic design, advertising, marketing and internal communications
* Proficiency in Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
* High attention to detail and ability to identify key messages.
* Willingness to learn.
* Passing of the Company's standard drug screening and background check.
* Junior or senior undergraduate (or graduate) student with cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher (on 4.0 scale).
Preference given to students with demonstrated leadership skills and a wide array of interests/activities.

This is a full year internship opportunity and it is preferred for candidtes to immediately on a part time basis and will be full time during the summer. This internship opportunity is not limited to the summer and will extend into the upcoming school year on a consistent part time basis with the possibility for college credit.

Relocation and travel expense reimbursement is not available for this position.


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MedImmune is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

MedImmune does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on MedImmune’s approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to MedImmune by search/recruiting agencies not already on MedImmune’s approved agency list shall become the property of MedImmune and if the candidate is subsequently hired by MedImmune, MedImmune shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.