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2023 External Communications Intern- Redondo Beach, California

Requisition ID: R10091104

  • CategoryCategory: Administrative Services
  • LocationLocation: Redondo Beach, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

An internship at Northrop Grumman is unique. Sure, you’ll learn new skills, explore our enterprise, network with experts, connect with thought leaders, and finish with a resume that opens doors. But you’ll gain something even more valuable: pride in what you’ve done. Join us and launch your career. We’ll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.


Northrop Grumman is seeking a Communications / Public Relations student for an internship opportunity. This position will be located at our Space Systems Sector in Redondo Beach, California.

The qualified candidate will work across Northrop Grumman’s Strategic Space Systems on a broad range of communications activities. They will directly report within the Communications Group to develop strategies and support internal employee communications , SharePoint management, business/ external communications , graphic design/visual storytelling and reproduction services. Day-to-day activities include developing campaigns, working with customers on activities and messaging, and developing materials press for use by various target audiences. This internship provides significant exposure to leaders, opportunities to learn the business and develop skills that are valuable within and outside of the field of communications .

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Write, edit and prepare internal and external company editorial publications and communications
  • Assist in executing communications plans and strategies for programs, activities, and events
  • Draft and edit press releases and social media content that highlight Northop Grumman space capabilities, programs and people across all channels
  • Support and track all public relations and media activities, press events, productions and develop media reports
  • Develop video scripts, web copy, biographies and conduct interviews to capture proof points and technical data in support of communications deliverables and special projects

Location(s)

United States-California-Redondo Beach

US Citizenship Required for this Position

Yes

Travel

No

A Candidate, Regardless Of Age And Hiring Source, Must Meet ALL Of The Below Criteria. The Candidate Must
 

  • Be a student who is enrolled full-time and pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited college/university
  • Be majoring in Communications, Mass Communications, Public Relations, New Media, Marketing, English or Journalism that focuses on the following skills – writing, editing, and developing press releases and communication plans
  • Have completed at least sophomore year
  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.00/4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)
  • Be available to work 40 hours per week for at least 10 weeks
  • Be able to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)
     

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.70/4.0 or higher
  • Excellent writing skills and well-versed in AP style rules
  • Knowledgeable of social media across platforms and omni-channel content strategies
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • A strong interest in storytelling, particularly at the intersection of science, technology and people
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and across different stakeholder groups to drive consensus
  • Ability to adapt to cultural differences and work in a global environment
     

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Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO

Intern Pay Range:

Bachelor’s: $16.50 to $32.50 per hour

Master’s: $26.00 to $41.75 per hour

At Northrop Grumman, our internship pay rates are standardized and take into account three main factors: the anticipated graduation date of the individual, the cost of labor of the geographic location, and whether the internship is considered technical or administrative.



Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.