DuPont Communications Intern in Johnston, Iowa

Communications Intern (Job Number: 201080W-01)

Description

Corteva Agriscience is seeking graduate or undergraduate candidates looking to gain broad experience in the agricultural industry.

The intern role will provide general support to the Corteva Agriscience™ global communications teams. Regardless of selected location, the intern will support the broad communications team and gain exposure to operations and working on various initiatives. Interns will enhance their strategic thinking, project management, oral communication and writing skills while developing an understanding of the role of corporate communications in a rapidly evolving industry.

As an intern, you’ll get exposure to real projects and challenges in a vibrant environment and gain real-world experience. Opportunities vary by location but all roles will be challenging & rewarding experiences.

It is also expected that the intern will gain a better understanding of agriculture, biotechnology and related issues, and develop knowledge of Corteva’s stakeholder engagement strategies.

Key Responsibilities

Provide general support to the global communications organization. Some projects may include daily media monitoring, news release development, meeting attendance, and communications planning, helping with media relations, crisis/employee communications, digital/social media posting and responding to inquiries, presentation creation and assistance with special events.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a college or University; majoring in Communications or Public Relations

  • GPA of at least 3.0

  • Computer and research skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, think strategically, be a self-starter and team player.

"We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.

At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.”

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston

Organization: Crop Protection

Schedule: Part-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Temporary

Job Type: Internship

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