2020 Public Affairs Intern

SC Johnson

SC Johnson: A Family Company

You know our products — Shout®, Windex®, Mr. Muscle®, Ziploc®, Glade®, Brise®, Raid®, OFF!®, Baygon®, Autan®, Pledge®, Scrubbing Bubbles® and more — you use them all the time.

Through five generations of family leadership, SC Johnson has been making great products like these for more than 130 years, helping to make life cleaner, easier and healthier for consumers around the world.

Headquartered in the US in Racine, Wisconsin and with 13,000 global employees in more than 70 countries around the world, the Johnson family has demanded the best for families everywhere. Family leadership enables SC Johnson to consistently adhere to our core values:

Innovation and Quality: Innovative and quality products and leading brands in more than 100 countries that make life a little easier and homes cleaner and healthier.

Steadfast Commitment to Workplace Excellence: Cutting edge employment programs and policies that are recognized and honored worldwide as having raised workplace standards for all employers.

Environmental and Community Leadership: An unparalleled commitment to doing what’s right for communities and the environment that is a recognized model of commitment-in-action to improve the quality of life for people around the world and for future generations.


Position Details

2020 Public Affairs Intern
Southeast Wisconsin
Racine, WI

As a SC Johnson Public Affairs Intern, you will support corporate initiatives and help drive and execute programs to enhance the company’s external corporate reputation to key stakeholders including media, NGOs, government and key partners. Our internship program prepares BBA’s for responsibilities in Public Affairs and a general career in Communications, reflecting the fulltime experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create corporate communication tools including: press releases, statements, corporate presentations, company backgrounders, etc. 
  • Research and create media lists through Cision. 
  • Assist with media requests related to Public Affairs Issues/Reputational Issues. 
  • Perform other responsibilities and assist with special projects as needed.


  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in business, public relations, communications, government affairs or related field, with a graduation date of 2021 
  • A LAGRANT Foundation candidate


As a part of the internship program, interns also have the opportunity to take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Executive Exposure – During your internship you will have on-going interaction with leaders at SCJ 
  • Training – We provide a formalized training program
  • Coaching – From day one, you will receive support from an experienced manager. In addition, we pair you up with a peer advisor and a senior advisor to help answer any questions you may have along the way. 
  • Mentoring Program – Upon arrival, you will be assigned a mentor who will serve as a source of information to help answer any questions through the duration of your internship 
  • Summer Hours – During the summer, you will have the flexibility to complete your work week by noon on Friday

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