Communications Intern

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Boston , MA 02298

Posted 2 months ago

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US - Massachusetts

  • Boston|US - Massachusetts

  • Waltham


Job Description

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work. You'll have the opportunity to grow and learn in a culture that empowers your development. We have created an inclusive, global environment that values the power of diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences to drive speed, productivity, innovation, and growth.

Our internship program will give you a chance to get real world business experience and build your network before graduation. We are seeking an energetic, responsible intern to join our growing organization. In this position, you will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. You will focus on learning how our organization runs, and can be expected to gain valuable insight that can further your interest in your chosen career field.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 70,000 employees the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world. The customers we serve fall within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and solve challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications.

The Analytical Instruments Group (AIG) Communications Intern will report to the Director of AIG Communications and contribute to writing, editing and developing messaging and content for internal and external audiences.

General responsibilities:

  • Assist with developing and building out content on our AIG and division intranet (iConnect) sites

  • Assist with developing social content (Yammer) to support AIG events and other milestones

  • Support writing and editing as needed for other communications projects, including change communications and executive messages (including videos)

  • Develop and provide measurement reports for internal and external communications initiatives (Yammer, TrendKite, etc.)

  • Collaborate with global stakeholders to research, write and edit stories and other content for iConnect and Yammer

  • Draft and edit organizational announcements as needed


  • Outstanding writing skills

  • Self-starter, detail-oriented, proactive, ability to work independently as well as in teams

  • Ability to analyze and quickly grasp complex technical subject matter and translate it into easily understood messaging

  • Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, including ability to manage remotely as well

  • Good sense of humor

Preferred Experience/Background:

  • Public relations, other communications experience

  • Microsoft Office 365 experience, including SharePoint and Yammer

  • Familiarity with AP Style

  • Graphic design editing skills a plus

Educational Criteria:

  • Minimum of two to three years of University-level study in journalism, English or communications

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular missionenabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today!

If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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