Corporate Communications Internship – Tulsa, OK
What's the role?
This internship will provide the right individual with the opportunity to gain a tremendous amount of knowledge of the company, our culture and our sales and corporate communications departments through the completion of value-added projects and day-to-day operations. The intern will have the opportunity to see the inner workings and processes of a global organization while contributing to a deeper understanding of critical topics, including diversity and inclusion, corporate social responsibility, team member transitions and benefits, employee engagement, and strategic direction. Students interested in pursuing a career in sales are encouraged to apply!
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
Our ten-week summer internship is a great opportunity to bring talent into the organization and expose our interns to Hilti as a future employer. Interns typically work full time during the summer on value-added projects that are relevant to their education and that drive Hilti’s business. Individuals who successfully complete a Corporate Communications internship will be considered for a full-time position upon graduation, most likely in a sales role.
At Hilti, we live our four core values of teamwork, integrity, courage and commitment. Every Hilti team member contributes to our mission to passionately create enthusiastic customers and build a better future. We are always looking for like-minded talent to join our team!
What do we offer?
Summer Interns work 40 hours a week on various projects in departments relevant to their education and in all areas of the business. In addition to internships at our corporate offices in Plano, Texas and Tulsa, Oklahoma, there are field opportunities across the United States. Those who successfully complete an internship are considered for full time employment upon graduation. Throughout the summer, interns will be exposed to all levels of management and participate in a variety of events, including a one-week orientation with a welcome from our CEO, an overview of the business, hands-on tool training and volunteer opportunities. At the end of the summer, interns give a final presentation to senior leadership on their experience and accomplishments.
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team.
What you need is:
- In pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or a business-related degree
- Graduate in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021
- Are results-oriented and proactive - able to get things done and achieve targets
- Have excellent planning and time management skills
- Possess strong communication, storytelling, and presentation skills
- Are proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
- Are willing to relocate nationally
- Have a GPA of 3.0 or above
- Are eligible to work in the United States permanently without sponsorship
Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
“I don’t have a sales background and, when I went to my careers fair, most companies only wanted to speak to you if you had the right experience. Hilti were completely open-minded. They were more interested in me than in which degree I was doing.”