Corporate Relations Intern for Summer, Principal Financial Group

The Principal Financial Group is seeking an Employee Communications Intern to join the team in our Des Moines, IA corporate headquarters in summer 2015. This is an outstanding opportunity for students majoring in Public Relations, Journalism or Communications to join a Fortune 500 company!

This internship will provide exposure to multiple areas within the company, with a particular emphasis on employee communications and community relations. Additional opportunities may exist to be involved in media production, sponsorships, media relations, event planning and advertising.

This internship will begin in May with opportunity to extend into the fall 2015 based on performance. As an intern in our Employee Communications area, responsibilities include writing articles and information for our intranet; writing, editing and proofing publications; developing communication plans; working with the social media team; and organizing special events.

Applicants must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or a related field and be willing to work a 40 hours/week during the summer. Preference will be given to applicants entering their junior or senior year with at least a 3.0 GPA . Previous experience in a public relations environment/internship and involvement with related student organizations is preferred. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, creativity, coordination skills, and ability to work well in a team.Strong consideration will be given to students who are able to extend their experience, on a part-time basis, in the fall.

For more details and how to apply check out the links below!

Corporate Relations Intern-Summer 2015: