Marketing and Communications Internship
at Tetra Tech

Date Posted: 5/6/2019

Job Description

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Tetra Tech International Development Services, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is now accepting applications for a Communications Intern for our International Development Services (IDS) Communications team. As an intern, you will learn about communications, public relations, marketing, and positioning and branding the IDS group’s subsidiary companies within the development industry. This internship can help start a successful career in development, build skill sets, expand your networks, and provide real-world experience in this challenging but rewarding work. 

This position will be based in Arlington, Virginia. This is a paid internship and hours are flexible between 30-40 per week. The duration is at least three months.

What you'll do:* Assist the Outreach and Communications Specialist with coordinating logistics for DC-based events and conferences; 
* Collaborate on the creation of graphics, artwork and marketing materials as directed; 
* Order and organize inventory of marketing materials and branded giveaways for the Arlington office; 
* Support the Outreach and Communications Specialist with generation of social media content from the field which may include developing and publishing creative content for our social media accounts, tracking analytics using KPIs and other measurable digital tools; 
* Contribute to the development of new website content and refresh existing content on; 
* Provide communications assistance to USAID-funded project implementation teams in coordination with other Tetra Tech units as needed; and 
* Other responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, helping coordinate materials for external and internal events, career fairs; attending meetings and webinars, sharing results; and providing general project support as needed. 

Job Requirements

* Recently completed or in-progress Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in marketing, international relations, public relations, communications, or a related field required 
* Demonstrated understanding of, academic excellence in, and desire to pursue a career international development, public relations, communications, or a related field strongly preferred 
* Strong experience in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and/or video software 
* Practical experience using social media and social media analytics tools in a professional environment preferred 
* Clear and effective communications and synthesis skills, especially across technologies, cultures, and hierarchies 
* Consistently strong organizational skills, follow through, and attention to detail required
* Strong interpersonal skills, energy, and an enthusiastic collaborator
* Ability to remain poised and focused in a fast-paced environment* Ability to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship 

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process: 
• A cover letter explaining your interest in international development
• A current CV in reverse chronological format
• A list of at least 3 professional references including contact information

Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. 

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Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 13,000 employees worldwide, 300 offices worldwide and 2.5 Billion in revenue in FY 2014, Tetra Tech’s capabilities span the entire project cycle. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

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About Us

As a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide, Tetra Tech seeks clear sustainable solutions that improve the quality of life. In a complex world with competing demands for limited resources, we offer clear solutions made possible by our sound science, understanding, innovation, and industry-leading approaches. To achieve and sustain our goals, we need your talent and energy!

As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to think outside the box and explore new technologies, ideas, and business trends that contribute to your personal and professional development as well as company success.

A career with Tetra Tech means a diverse, collaborative work environment, opportunities to involve yourself in self-directed project efforts, work/life balance, and a wide range of benefits. With offices and project opportunities in locations around the world, you can find an opportunity that matches your career goals and geographic preference.

Come discover how rewarding a career with Tetra Tech can be.

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