American Electric Power Communications Intern - AEP Ohio in Gahanna, Ohio



Communications Intern - AEP Ohio

Job Description:

Position Summary:

AEP Ohio is looking for an intern throughout the school year, to assist our Communications Team in several different areas, including graphic and visual design, photography, writing, editing, and social media. This internship is an opportunity for students looking for experience that will count toward a future career in digital, visual, and technology communications/media.

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Assist the AEP Ohio Communications Team with proactive social media marketing and creation of graphics for use on social media.

  2. Provide communications support, including media relations, internal communications, and public relations, for business units within AEP Ohio’s corporate organization.

  3. Support branding and advertising efforts by developing familiarity with AEP’s brand identity standards; support business units and internal clients by advising and providing guidance on correct use in printed and electronic communication.

  4. Support special events, open houses, promotional programs, and other services for marketing and customer communications.

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Gahanna, OH

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Communications & Media

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Education: Current student (preferably sophomore), pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Humanities, Social and Behaviorial Sciences, Design, or related fields

  • Availability: Flexibility to work 20 (or near) hours weekly

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • iMovie Editing

  • Creation of graphics used in/on social media platforms

  • Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced knowledge and abilities with PowerPoint

  • Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Interest and/or previous experience with photography

  • Excellent writing skills

Additional Qualifications:

  • Selected candidate must pass pre-employment background and drug screening to be eligible for position

  • Candidates may be asked to submit writing or graphic/visual design examples

  • Candidates may be asked to provide transcript and/or GPA (both overall and major)