Communications Intern - Kiewit Business Services

Location: Omaha Nebraska Posted Date: June 15, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 484282700 Careermine Job Id: 1616140
Requisition ID: 75407

Kiewit Business Services (KBS) is searching for a talented candidate to join its team. The intern will serve as a valued member of the team, providing support for a project touching external, internal and creative communication needs to help deliver strong business results. Kiewit demands a person with high attention to detail and time management skills to consistently meet deadlines.

Essential functions
• Provide support for development of written knowledge article program.
• Help research, write, edit and proofread key content, including process documents from a wide variety of KBS functions.
• Support the ongoing management of the department's communication strategy.
• Verify facts, dates and statistics to support various communication initiatives.
• Assist with leadership and other special communication projects as assigned.

Qualifications
We are seeking a college student pursuing a degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or a related field of study. The following are basic qualifications for the role:
• Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. A portfolio of recent work is required.
• Previous internship experience preferred.
• Understanding and application of AP style guidelines.
• Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy; strong organizational skills.
• Proficient in MS Office Suite; including PowerPoint and Excel.
• High level of motivation, willingness to learn - a go-getter willing to go the extra mile.
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite graphic design software preferred.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

About Kiewit
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built in to every career at Kiewit.

How We're Different
• Consistently ranked within the top five of the "Top 400 Contractors" according to Engineering News-Record
• Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies
• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development
• Internships are a great opportunity to explore many different specialty construction and engineering areas within Kiewit and get important hands-on experience
• Our interns have meaningful relations to the industry's top talent for guidance, and have significant responsibilities in real world areas of the Kiewit organization
• Our long-standing internship program has launched many Kiewit careers, including our Chairman and CEO's

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs
Job Segment: Communications, Intern, Engineer, Wastewater, Water Treatment, Marketing, Entry Level, Engineering

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