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Position Description
The purpose of this position is to assist the Communications Inspiration department with assignments specific to Communications.
The internship role provides students with the opportunity to apply academic knowledge and skills in a manufacturing environment, and to support/promote the graduate’s career goals through interaction with Communications professionals.  Interns participate in professional activities for the Volvo New River Valley Plant by working on practical, innovative and important projects.  This Internship provides structured learning experiences where interns and our Communications professionals work on projects with their select organization.  The internship allows student to integrate knowledge and skills in a manner that is mutually beneficial to the student and Volvo New River Valley Plant. 

Assignment will begin on May 2019 and continue through August 2019, up to 40 hrs/week.

Core Responsibilities
Graphic Designer to produce communication publications & material
Support storytelling and manufacturing communication  
Graphic Image Development/Conceptualization 
Development of branding and marketing materials for NRV operations
Assist in coordination of material to market plant objectives and culture  
Coordination of onsite Print Center 
Creative Writing 
Develop stories for internal newsletter 
Submit articles for Global Magazine
Essential Skills & Experience 
Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on
Communication: listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably and actively seeking feedback non-defensively
Flexibility: performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments
Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to promote a higher standard; pitching in to get the job done
Strong writing, communication, and presentation skills
Minimum Education and Experience 
Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in Graphic Design – Communications – and/or English at an accredited school and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship
Student must have minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
Personal Qualifications
Customer Focus
Technical Skills
Peer Relationships
Integrity and Trust
Standing Alone
Action Oriented
Time Management

About the company

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, with its headquarters in Gothenburg, employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets.

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