Marketing Communications Intern – Industry Marketing



SICK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, and automatic identification products for industrial applications. Whether automating factories or optimizing distribution centers, SICK provides cost-effective solutions. We have been a technology leader for more than 70 years and with more than 50 global subsidiaries, SICK has a presence all over the world. Leveraging a history of innovation, our company has pioneered a long line of industry firsts‑such as the first safety light curtain, the first color sensor, and many more.

Position Details

Marketing Communications Intern – Industry Marketing
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN


An intern at SICK is involved in the day-to-day activities within the business through immersion into different projects. The intern will have the opportunity to work within a team to gain knowledge and first-hand experience of what a career in this industry would be like.

This internship is for summer 2024.


  • Assist the implementation of SICK’s industry focused marketing activities. This involves, but is not limited to, assisting the Industry Marketing Managers with the creation and implementation of marketing plans, conducting marketing research, identifying customer personas, and more. 
  • Be the link between Industry Sales Teams and the Marketing Communications teams to identify new opportunities to generate sales leads or / and create awareness for SICK. 
  • Work closely with the manager and a selected mentor to understand systems, processes, and key information. 
  • Actively seek out information to learn how SICK operates as a business (products, departments, etc.).
  • Interface with other departments and interns to gain knowledge of the business, products, positions and more. 
  • Provide innovative recommendations on how SICK can improve.
  • Complete a final presentation at the close of the internship that outlines the involved project(s) and knowledge gained. 
  • Provide feedback on the internship experience at the close of the internship. 
  • Carry out other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or required.

Education and Experience:

  • Enrolled in an accredited University / College program, preferably within Marketing, Business Administration, Journalism, English or related areas of study. 
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Self-directed and able to work without supervision. 
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas.

Other Qualifications:

  • Able to self-start and learn on the fly. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Internet applications. 
  • Legally permitted to work in the United States. 
  • Able to work in a general office environment.

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