General Dynamics Information Technology Marketing and Communications Associate (Intern) in Rensselaer, New York
Type of Requisition: Temporary
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Job Family: Interns
Sponsorship will not be eligible for this role.
At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn’t be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team.
What sets a GDIT internship experience apart from other organizations in the industry?
GDIT’s Summer Internship Program is designed with you in mind! Our internship provides you the opportunity to be a part of a collaborative team that is helping to solve our clients’ most challenging matters. Throughout GDIT’s 10-week Summer Internship Program, you will have the opportunity to do the following:
Work side-by-side with GDIT professionals delivering work for clients.
Collaborate with a team of peers to research and propose solutions to a current business challenge.
Participate in a mentoring circle led by an early career champion.
Interact with GDIT leaders.
Participate in professional development.
How You’ll Make this Internship Opportunity Your Own
We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic Marketing & Communications Intern that will provide functional support to execute key marketing and communications initiatives for both internal and external audiences. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to create, deploy, expand, and maintain GDIT’s brand awareness and ongoing marketing efforts. Additionally, this opportunity will help you acquire key marketing skills, knowledge, and strategies that align with GDIT’s mission. We are seeking an individual who is an out of the box thinker, and not afraid to roll up their sleeves and illustrate their marketing creativity through their work productivity.
A Day in the Life
Support the execution of strategic campaigns that are aligned to business priorities
Assist in website updates utilizing our content management system including adding and updating content/landing pages, videos and images on the GDIT website
Author content to support digital marketing to include landing pages, social media posts, and email campaigns
Draft content pieces in support of marketing infrastructure efforts (e.g., collateral, web content, social copy, etc.)
Report on the effectiveness of marketing campaigns by assessing key performance indicators (KPIs)
Collaborate with media and technology partners in support of shared marketing strategies and tactics
Conduct market research to stay ahead of trends, innovation, and new technologies to advance programs
Develop content for intranet and other internal communications
Currently enrolled in an associate's, bachelor's or master's degree program in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or other related major, or other related field from a United States-based college or university or high school (must be over the age of 16)
Basic understanding of Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Excel, and Teams)
What You’ll Need to Deliver Your Best Every Day
Excellent written and oral communications skills are required, including editing and proofreading
Accuracy and attention to detail is required in performing all functions of this position.
Ability to build meaningful relationships with manager and members of your team in a remote environment
Self-aware enough to identify and correct your mistakes, and not be afraid to ask for help when needed
Prioritize tasks and responsibilities
Active in seeking out ways to develop yourself and gain new knowledge personally and professionally
Positive energy and an engaging personality
Intuitiveness with an ability to identify and solve complex problems related to rapidly changing technology
A sense of genuine, intellectual curiosity and a nimble mindset
What you Offer as a Stand-Out Candidate
Previous work experience related to your field of study
Experience working with a variety of content formats (e.g., landing pages, email campaigns, infographics, and video scripts)
Familiarity with writing, graphic design, and/or web content production and management.
GDIT interns are paid and full-time (40 hours/week) for 10 consecutive weeks with starting on June 6, 2022. Applicants should have a minimum of one semester remaining in their studies after their internship concludes. Take the first step and apply today!
Note: We receive a high volume of applications and review them on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Our goal is to follow up with you within two weeks of your application.
This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
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