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USG Corporation Intern - Corporate Communications (Summer) in Chicago, Illinois


The Corporate Communications intern will support enterprise communications for USG Corporation, including media relations, thought leadership, community affairs, employee/field communications and other tasks. They will also measure and evaluate the success of their programs and make suggestions for improvements.


Conduct research and develop background materials (50%)

• Organize and manage requests from Communications team, follow the existing protocols and provide regular updates on projects • Perform research and develop briefing booklets for media interviews, speaking opportunities, sponsorship requests and other items • Make recommendations on the quality of suggested events (media interviews, etc.) and their value to USG, based on research Draft internal and external communications (50%) • Monitor and actively seek out internal story opportunities via Yammer and other tools, conduct interviews and write drafts of stories. Regularly post to both USG Connections (intranet) and the Marlin field communication system. • Draft press releases, manage internal review process and post to wire service or USG website • Provide formatting and editing support to existing communications with direction of Corporate Communication team

Education • Currently enrolled at an undergraduate university with a major in journalism, communication, public relations, marketing or a similar field

Required Skills • Writing proficiency – impeccable grammar and thorough knowledge of AP style • Project management – ability to prioritize work and adjust to changing deadlines • Flexibility – comfortable working with employees of all levels, including senior leadership, either independently or in a team environment. • Advanced computer skills – intermediate or greater proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including formatting and publishing in Word and PowerPoint.

Job: *Office and Administrative Support Worker

Organization: *Corp-Corporate Communications-161-1

Title: Intern - Corporate Communications (Summer)

Location: Illinois-Chicago

Requisition ID: HQ 11215

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, transgender status, sexual identity, veteran status, genetic information or other criteria prohibited by law.