Communications Intern (2023 Internship - US Remote)

Motorola Solutions

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we believe that everything starts with safety. It’s the constant that empowers people to confidently move forward. It can fill a flight or sell out a stadium. It can care for a patient or graduate a class.

As a global leader in public safety and enterprise security, we create and connect the technologies that help to keep people safe where they live, learn, work and play. Our integrated technology ecosystem unifies critical communications, video security and access control, and command center software, enabling collaboration in more powerful ways.

At Motorola Solutions, we’re ushering in a new era in public safety and security. Bring your passion, potential and talents to a career that matters.

Department Overview

The Global Communications team is the voice of Motorola Solutions, telling the company’s story of transformation and progress to employees, reporters and other stakeholders. We work strategically and collaboratively with colleagues around the world, finding the most compelling stories to tell and bringing them to life through communications plans and activities that drive business results.

Position Details

Communications Intern (2023 Internship - US Remote)
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

As part of the dynamic summer intern program at Motorola Solutions’ Chicago headquarters, the Communications Intern will partner with members of the Global Communications team and other departments across the company, providing internal and external communications and project management support with a strong emphasis on writing.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Develop well-crafted strategic communications for internal and external audiences, such as employee news stories, presentations, talking points, video scripts, social media content, news releases and blog posts. 
  • Serve as an internal reporter, seeking out compelling stories and projects from across the company and bringing them to life across a variety of internal, external and digital channels. 
  • Manage communications projects, working with team members and other departments to deliver high-quality work on time. 
  • Conduct research on communications matters, trends and best practices; monitor business and competitor news to identify emerging issues and storytelling opportunities. 
  • Collaborate with interns from other departments on individual and group projects. 
  • Support other communications projects as assigned, including measurement, reporting, events and limited administrative duties.

Specific Knowledge and Skills:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in journalism, communications, public relations or marketing preferred 
  • Previous internship or professional experience preferred, preferably in a communications, public relations or marketing role 
  • Outstanding writing and communication skills 
  • Experience writing for different audiences and channels 
  • Able to work independently and effectively collaborate with colleagues, both in-person and virtually 
  • Effective project management skills with keen attention to detail 
  • Examples that demonstrate strategic thinking and problem-solving 
  • Poised, professional and collaborative in interactions with team members, leaders and executives

The preferred location for this candidate is in Chicago, IL.

Basic Requirements

  • Must be currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree with a graduation date on or after December 1, 2023

Travel Requirements

  • None

Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
  • 401K with Company Match
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!

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