Textron 2017 Intern- Communications in Wichita, Kansas

2017 Intern- Communications


Job Summary:

Interns will join theCommunications and Public Affairs group with Textron Aviation. Interns will beprimarily focused on assisting with employee communication and communityrelations activities and projects. This position will contribute to multiplebusiness driven projects in a fast paced, change-oriented environment.

Job Responsibilities (may include, but notlimited to):

  • Write and edit employeenews items across various channels

  • Engage and interact with all levels of employees within the organization onmultiple projects

  • Fulfill various internal requests for items ranging from document draftingand editing to photographing internal events to providing information tointernal customers

  • Assist in the creation and execution of internal communicationscampaigns

  • Assist in internal and community event planning and execution

  • Assist with drafting and monitoring of internal communicationspolicies and procedures

  • Aid with clerical work as needed



  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in:

  • Public Relations

  • Communications

  • Journalism

  • English

  • Marketing

  • Human Resources

  • Other related fields

Position Requirements:

  • Strong writing, editing and communication skills

  • Demonstrated project management experience

  • Thorough knowledge of AP Style

  • Expertise in Microsoft and Adobe based applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, InDesign, PhotoShop and Acrobat

  • Ability to deploy web-based communication tools, including experience with various social media platforms

  • Action oriented and seizes opportunities

  • Effectively utilizes time and organizes priorities well

  • Quickly grasps new concepts when faced with unfamiliar tasks

  • Photography and event planning experience is a plus

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Communications

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Part-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 259225