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DEI Communications Intern

Company: Siemens Corporation
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

U.S. Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Communications Intern

Siemens is a richly multicultural organization with operations in nearly every country in the world. Our diversity practices are built on awareness and respect for local histories, cultures and needs. Siemens promotes diversity at all levels, from entry level to the highest ranks. We find strength in diversity, and we recognize and respect differences and similarities that make our U.S.-based companies more competitive. Our goal is to create value daily for customers and society. Siemens USA's Office of DEI supports all functional and business activities, programs, and initiatives. The Office of DEI is seeking a qualified intern candidate to support its communications and activities remotely. As a Summer Intern, you'll shadow and be part of the core team responsible for DEI strategy and communications at Siemens USA. It will be a unique learning experience.

In this role, your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

* Providing support for the DEI management team regarding communications, strategy implementation, and employee engagement activities
* Assisting with capturing and writing employee stories that demonstrate diversity and inclusion in the workplace
* Assisting with summer programs and campaigns such as Employee Resource Group month in July
* Researching and recommending external thought leader events that would position Siemens as a thought leader in the marketplace
* Drafting DE&I content to refresh internal website
* Assisting in the execution of internal employee communications, including campaign announcements, employee messages, developing PowerPoint presentations and editorial writing
* Brainstorming and providing ideas for content to be used to amplify our messages and platforms
* Drafting internal communications, employee event materials, strategy, and documentation in coordination with the employee engagement team
* Collaborating with other local and global departments to coordinate USA aligned strategies and deliverables
* Presenting to management, oral and/or written, reports and proposals covering research topics. The job has many opportunities only bounded by your demonstrated abilities.
* This role will work with multiple Siemens businesses and other internal stakeholders

Required Knowledge, Skills and Education:

* Proficient working knowledge of applications of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), as well as SharePoint or other collaboration software
* Ability to work effectively with multinational and diverse group and demonstrate leadership skills
* Ability to effectively manage and prioritize a variety of concurrent activities
* Self-Starter with good time-management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
* Effective communicator, both written and oral
* Exceptional writing and editing skills
* Education: Current rising junior or rising senior undergraduate students pursuing a BA/BS
* Majors: Communications, Marketing, Business Administration, Journalism
* Work Authorization: Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization.
* Ability to work 40 hours per week
* Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons

Preferred Qualifications:

* Exposure to DEI activities within their school or community is a plus
* Candidates may be requested to provide examples of PowerPoint presentations and written work.

Our Culture: At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Organization: People & Organization

Company: Siemens Corporation

Experience Level: Student (Not Yet Graduated)

Job Type: Full-Time temporary

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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Keywords: Siemens Corporation, Buffalo Grove , DEI Communications Intern, Other , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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