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McAfee Communication Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 12 December 2018 | 9:34 am — 

McAfee is one of the world’s leading independent cybersecurity companies. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer solutions that make the world a safer place. By building solutions that work with other companies’ products, McAfee helps businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of threats happen simultaneously and collaboratively. By protecting consumers across all their devices, McAfee secures their digital lifestyle at home and away. By working with other security players, McAfee is leading the effort to unite against cybercriminals for the benefit of all.

Job Description & Responsibilities

McAfee’s Employee Communications team informs employees worldwide about our business and connects them to the company’s mission, vision, values, and goals through timely and creative storytelling. Our primary channels are the Hub – McAfee’s internal news and information portal, monthly Q Up all-employee meetings, the weekly Must Reads global email, creative graphics and videos, and integrated, employee-focused campaigns.

You’ll be part of a disciplined team with high expectations. We work hard to engage and entertain our employees every day, and this internship is an opportunity to practice your communication skills and achieve personal growth in our fast-paced, high-tech environment. We want you to contribute every day with insights and opinions that help us continually up our game. We’ll ask you to:

  • Work with internal stakeholders to develop creative content, graphics, and/or video for multiple corporate communications channels
  • Maintain intranet updates
  • Maintain editorial calendars
  • Evaluate and analyze employee feedback to identify trends and develop action plans
  • Execute multiple projects and internal campaigns

 

What to expect during the internship:

The program is a 10 to 12-week assignment. You will be challenged with projects that blend strategic and operational disciplines. Our McAfee team will ensure you have an incredible internship experience, complete with a mentor and peer-level buddy to help you navigate our organization.

INTERNSHIP BEGINNING: Late May 2019

INTERNSHIP CONCLUSION: Mid-August 2019

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Majoring in communication, journalism, English, or a comparable field
  • 3.0 GPA or better
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Comfortable using the Microsoft suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Eligible to work in United States without work authorization sponsorship now or anytime in the future
  • Within one year of earning your degree by the completion of the internship. For example, if the internship concludes in August 2019 – you should have your degree no later than August 2020

Preferred Skills

  • Engaging writer with knowledge of AP Style
  • Experience with or knowledge of SharePoint, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Canva
  • Creative problem solver

Primary Location:

Plano, TX

Learn more about McAfee opportunities click here, or you can view this internship on Handshake.

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