Internal Communications Intern

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

About Blue Cross:

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is one of the most recognized and trusted health care brands in the world with 2.9 million members. We’re committed to reinventing health care to improve health for our members and the community. We hope you'll join us.

Position Details

Internal Communications Intern
Twin Cities Metro
Eagan, MN

This person provides support to the members of the Internal Communications team.

Strong interpersonal skills are required to successfully manage multiple assignments while working closely with members of the community relations and communications team.

Responsibilities may include planning and organizing volunteer and service activities; database management; planning, writing and editing communication materials, newsletter articles, correspondence, events and other communications.

The intern will actively participate in team meetings and work collaboratively with other team members to help achieve department objectives and successfully carry out projects.

This person would be employed for a three-month period within the company’s summer intern program. The intern works full-time, approximately 35-40 hours/week.


  • Research and write communication plans and articles for various employee communications vehicles 
  • Assist with events, photo shoots, video production, meetings and corporate campaigns 
  • Research and write communication plans and articles for various employee communications vehicles 
  • Complete other writing and project management duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • College student or recent college graduate 
  • Communications or related major 
  • 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills for working with Blue Cross employees at all levels, and community representatives 
  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, and a willingness to learn other software tools. 
  • Experience with other software programs a plus 
  • Excellent writing and editing skills 
  • Excellent planning/organizational and project management skills 
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member 
  • Previous non-profit work or volunteer experience desirable

Other Requirements:

  • Work onsite during business hours
  • Access to a car for metro area travel

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