Summer Intern - Public Relations/CommunicationsPalo Alto, California
Palo Alto, CA US
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Job/Internship Description

If you are a university student in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism or related field and want to start or continue to grow a great career in communications, read on!

HP Communications is looking for energetic PR/Communications interns to join our Palo Alto based team this summer. We are the team that leads HP's Executive Communications, Corporate Affairs, Product Communication, Regional AR/PR functions, the HP Newsroom, and communications that celebrate Diversity, Sustainability, and Security for the company. This is an exciting opportunity to work with world class communications professional, and learn about and contribute to our purpose: telling the stories that make HP meaningful. We will give you a rich learning experience that will help you in your studies and prepare you for your future career endeavors. The high-performing intern may also be considered for a multi-year internship, as well as full-time career opportunities post-graduation.

Key assignments you can expect are:

  • Assist Communications leaders in creating content worthy of a TED presentation
  • Partner with product communications to plan launch events
  • Prepare blogs that are social media ready with the videos, visual content, and text
  • Assist in developing innovative communications strategies to attract millennials to HP products
  • Research daily news to prepare an executive briefing
  • Work on a variety of public relations activities
  • Jump in where ever needed to accomplish our deliverables

Are you a high-performer? We are looking for an individual with:

Education and Experience Required:

  • Must be full time university student working toward Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or Business Administration with a 3.00 GPA or above.
  • Some communications experience in prior internships preferred, but not required.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent team player who is committed, optimistic, and enthusiastic
  • Smart, creative, innovative thinker
  • Strong organization and solid program management skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Desire to learn communications agency strategy and related budget management
  • High levels of tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the company top to bottom, including most senior company management
  • Able to commit to at least a 10 week internship

About HP:

HP is a proven leader in personal systems and printing, delivering innovations that empower people to create, interact, and inspire like never before. We leverage our strong financial position to extend our leadership in traditional markets and invest in exciting new technologies.

HP has an impressive portfolio and strong innovation pipeline across areas such as:

  • blended reality technology - our unique Sprout by HP will change the way people do things
  • 3D printing
  • multi-function printing
  • Ink in the office
  • tablets, phablets, notebooks
  • mobile workstations

We are looking for visionaries who are ready to make an impact on the way the world works. At HP, the future's yours to create!

HP Inc. is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
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