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Student Intern - Corporate Communications & Marketing

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Date: Mar 13, 2023

Location: Everett, WA, US

Company: Snohomish PUD

Job ID  15227  Department  Communications & Marketing (10000063) 
Union Classification  Non Union  Type  Full Time - Hourly  
# of Openings  Job Location  Everett, Washington (US-WA) 
Closing Date  05/31/2023   Salary/Wage  $17.31 - $18.89 per hour 


Position Information


**This position will be open until filled or close on May 31st, 2023, whichever is sooner**

Job Definition

This internship is a part of the Public Power Internship Program facilitated by Energy Northwest. The Public Power Internship Program provides students with a diverse multi-utility experience, with workshops presented by leaders at public power utilities throughout Washington state. The interns also participate in a training with the Northwest Public Power Association (NWPPA) and a final presentation in the Tri-Cities at the end of the summer to network with other students, supervisors, and leaders at all participating utilities. Students will leave their internship with a better understanding about Snohomish County PUD and the public power industry as a whole.

The Communications, Marketing & Business Readiness department works to educate and engage PUD customers on topics ranging from energy-efficiency to environmental stewardship to emerging energy technologies. The intern will work on a variety of topics including preparing written materials for internal and external communications, attending outreach events to engage with the community, assisting with video and photography, and other projects to help support our work to inform and engage customers. We are looking for an intern that work through Labor Day.

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Minimum Qualifications

• Must be 18 years or older at time of application.
• High School student or student currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or vocational program, working toward a degree or certification.


  • Current transcripts, progress reports, and/or student enrollment histories are required at time of application.
  • Proof of student status for upcoming quarter is required prior to hire.  Acceptable documents include:  current registration/enrollment notice, or letter of intent from Registrar's office, or student enrollment history, or tuition payment confirmation or cancelled check.
  • Must successfully complete the pre-employment screening process, including testing for employment (if applicable).


Preferred Qualifications

  • Working towards a degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations or related
  • Enrolling in Junior/Senior year in Fall of 2023
  • Experience in Word; PowerPoint; Excel; interviewing for stories; writing; editing.
  • Able to work as a team member and independently; able to staff event booths and interact with customers; able to interview; enjoys learning new things; is willing to help with the routine activities.  
  • Background in writing. proactive problem solver as much of the time the intern will be working independently but on specific assignments with deadlines. 

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Snohomish County P.U.D. #1 is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Disabled and Veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett