Communications Intern

Conagra Brands

Who is Conagra Brands?

Conagra Brands, headquartered in Chicago, combines a rich heritage of making great food with a sharpened focus and entrepreneurial spirit. We’re transforming the way we operate to fulfill what consumers and customers want, in a smart, simple way. We’re modernizing our iconic food brands, leveraging fresh opportunities and adapting to a changing landscape – all with a culture that’s ready to capture growth and drive shareholder value.

Position Details

Communications Intern
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

What Can You Expect from Your Internship?

Your internship will be an 11-week immersion into Conagra Brands and our Communications organization.

As a communications intern at Conagra, you will support the department on a variety of project tasks to assist the Community Investment team with compiling community impact data and developing stories for internal and external audiences. Additional projects may include work with external communications in developing our Citizenship Report and work with the PR and Marketing team in developing social content.

Location: Chicago, IL

Dates: May 23-August 5

  • Current student with at least one semester remaining after completion of internship required
  • Communications, Corporate Social Responsibility, social media, Public Relations or related major preferred 
  • Values: Adhere to core values and beliefs of Conagra 
  • Expertise: Low level of complexity in tasks, expected to be a quick learner 
  • Leadership Skills: Openness to coaching / mentoring, ability to seek out information as needed 
  • Technical Skills: Execute experiments, participate in plant trials and prepare results for review. Apply knowledge of technical field to work & maintain awareness of technical developments in field 
  • Communication Skills: Prepare and present results, both written & oral, to supervisor
  • Contribute to preparation of reports. 
  • Fiscal & Strategic long-range plans: Understanding of strategies as appropriate for project assignments 
  • Risk Management / Problem Solving / Work Plans: Perform project related tasks, may manage small projects independently 
  • Relevant Budget accountabilities: Complete project tasks on budget, appropriate attention to cost considerations 

What are the Perks of Being an intern at Conagra?

  • Paid internship 
  • Housing Assistance 
  • Exposure to contemporary business and technical challenges 
  • Directed by professionals with extensive industry experience 
  • Chance to personally drive impactful projects, based on individual’s skill and interest level 
  • “Dress for your day" attire, "Summer Fridays" 1 p.m. dismissals on Fridays in the Summer

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