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Employee Communications Intern

  Dallas
Position Title: Employee Communications Intern
Location: Dallas

Position Title:  Employee Communications Intern (Audio Visual Content Creation)

Location: Dallas or Austin, TX

Salary: stipend available

Your role

We are seeking a highly motivated intern to join the Employee Communications and Engagement team in Dallas or Austin for the summer (~10 weeks). The Employee Communications team is central to the global company and continually seeks to drive innovation in communicating with and engaging our team members. This opportunity will provide great exposure to the global company, including U.S., EMEA, and APAC teams. This is a hybrid role, with the ability to work from home and at least two days on-site at our Austin or Dallas office to enable collaboration and training.

Who can apply

  • Qualified candidates in their final two years of college or university
  • Texas-based university students only

What you'll do

  • Edit and shoot videos and podcasts for internal distribution
  • Help strategize internal communication content for internal DEI-related activities
  • Intranet content development and support
  • Ad hoc support for the broader Employee Comms team

What you'll need

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Communications, Business, Media, English, or a related area of study
  • Knowledge of mass and alternative media and principles of interviewing, writing, and copy editing.
  • Basic podcast, video, and social media skills desired. Experience working with Adobe Premiere Pro, Vimeo, TikTok, and LinkedIn is a plus.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office (especially Outlook and Excel) and Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop and Premiere Pro)
  • A portfolio, website, or equivalent repository of previous work is required
  • Curiosity and desire to learn the core functions of employee communications and engagement
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Reliable form of transportation

A bit about us

Digital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation, and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, our global data center platform, gives customers a reliable foundation for scaling their digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. The size and scale of our business puts us in a unique position to offer customers access to 300+ facilities in 50+ metros across 25+ countries and six continents.

A bit about our Communications team

We are a friendly, small four-person team based across the U.S. and the UK. You will have the opportunity to work with us directly to get hands-on experience and coaching.

What we can offer you

Our rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who works together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers. This position will also offer stipend compensation and can be used for course credit if needed.

Join us, and you'll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you'll work with people from different business areas, challenge how we do things, and put your ideas into action. We'll also give you plenty of development opportunities to have a well-rounded internship with us and ultimately kick-start your career.

Notes:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or Company policy.

Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment-grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.

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