Rodale is currently accepting resumes for sales & marketing interns for our magazines, websites and corporate departments. These paid opportunities are open to current sophomore-senior undergraduates, graduate students and individuals who are within two years post-graduation and actively pursuing a career in a field directly related to our industry. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record, previous internship experience and an interest in the chosen area of the business. These internship positions are based in the company’s Emmaus, PA location and will run from approximately May – August 2014.
We are seeking upbeat, enthusiastic team players who are highly organized and work well in a fast-paced environment.
Responsibilities may include:
Assisting with issue mailings
Preparing and shipping materials for special events
Supporting salespeople in maintaining contact lists and RFP completion
Investigating new technology/media initiatives as ways to implement for clients and brand
Conducting research needed for new proposals and/or program recaps
Maintaining sweepstakes and contests. May include drafting rules, creating promotional copy for social media outlets, winner notification and prize coordination/fulfillment
Maintaining and assisting with executing marketing team/advertiser social media calendar
Additional projects as needed, may include some administrative tasks
The ideal candidate will:
Possess enthusiasm and the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines
Be proactive and take initiative on problem-solving issues
Be highly organized, detail-oriented, an excellent communicator and team player
Possess excellent writing skills
Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint are required
Customer Services, a department within our PPL Electric Utilities organization, is seeking one student to work full time (40 hours/week) during summer semester 2014, in Allentown, PA.
A PPL Intern/Cooperative Associate is a temporarily employed full-time college student in an accredited four-year institution of higher learning, who is offered a work-study program designed to give college students practical work experience in their field of study. This program often helps students determine career interests. Beyond the scope of the actual tasks performed, the student becomes familiar with a corporate environment and gains practical skills and knowledge to supplement their classroom experience.
Joining PPL as an intern/cooperative associate provides you with the opportunity to explore possible career opportunities along with:
Meeting senior executives,
Becoming members of business resource groups,
Participating in community service projects, and
Contributing to departmental goals.
Position will entail:
Developing Knowledge Management System (training and reference tool for Customer Service reps)
Writing training materials
Analyzing/auditing current processes as appropriate
Former interns have assisted in projects like:
Auditing office work completed by reps including e-mail responses to customers
Auditing phone calls handled by reps
Providing recommendations on process improvements
Preparing process maps
Writing training materials
Enrolled in an accredited college or university program.
Enrolled in a curriculum leading to a baccalaureate or masters degree in Business Administration, Communications, Technical Writing or related field of study. Technical/Trade school and paralegal requirements differ.
Enrolled on a full-time basis (12 semester hours). Students may not continue as an Intern/Co-operative Associate once they have graduated.
Have an acceptable overall (cumulative) grade point average, not lower than a 3.0.