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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Thomson Reuters - Communications Internship

The Manufacturing, Distribution & Engineering (MD&E) team is looking for a summer intern (minimum of 10 weeks) to support the internal communication needs of the business. This generalist position offers hands-on experience working with internal clients and corporate communications constituents to evaluate and enhance the organization's newsletter. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who wish to develop their communication and graphic design skills, build a portfolio and gain business experience.

Principal Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate the weekly newsletter, MD&E FYI, for opportunities to update formatting and content
  • Monitor, analyze and report on readership
  • Develop a recommendation for a newly designed newsletter
  • Gather stakeholder feedback, evaluate and provide recommendations on content and format
  • Implement approved design using MS Office tools
  • Prepare newly designed newsletter for ongoing publication by management and administrative staff
  • Other related projects as assigned

At Thomson Reuters, we deliver intelligent information quickly and efficiently, so professionals have knowledge to act. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, scientific, healthcare, and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

  • Currently enrolled student (Junior or Senior) pursuing a 4-year degree in journalism, communications or public relations OR 4-year degree in graphic design or related program
  • Current GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  •  Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint) required; understanding of graphic design features a plus
  •  Interest in publishing or operations
At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 55,000 colleagues in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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