Strategic Communications Intern


About Us:

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

Watch Our Story:

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Position Details

Strategic Communications Intern
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN


In the role of Strategic Communications Intern, we'll count on you to:

  • Offer real-world experience on exciting projects 
  • Connect with recent college graduates and our company leaders through mentoring and young professionals programs 
  • Perform assignments under the direct supervision of your Department Manager, Section Manager or other professionals 
  • Assist with variety of communications and community engagement activities such as event planning and staffing, coordinating mailings, comment management, etc. 
  • Perform other duties as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program 
  • Attention to detail is a must 
  • Must possess strong problem-solving and communication skills 
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills 
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer 2 years completed toward degree with 3.0+ GPA 
  • Basic Adobe Creative Suite skills 
  • Preference given to local candidates

Why HDR:

At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

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