Skip to content

Category: Marketing, Sales and Service

Type: Internship

Location: In-Person in Richland

Application Deadline: Jun. 10, 2024

Starts: Jun. 10, 2024

Available Positions: 1

Salary Range: $20.00 - $27.00

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time


This intern will provide support to the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant project related to business communications,  media and public relations,  social media,  executive communications,  issues management and crisis communications,  marketing and branding,  video production,  graphic design,  podcasts,  and research.  Additionally,  assistance with data and document management or other non-technical related areas will be provided.

Bechtel has a strong tradition of technical and engineering excellence in supporting multiple industries.  Bechtel’s internship program was created to cultivate real-life industry interest based on hands-on experience.  Many new university graduate hires began their careers at Bechtel as a student intern.

Applicants MUST apply via the Bechtel Careers page,  2024 Student Internship (U.S.)  -  Corporate Communications &  Corporate Affairs (


General Job Duties

  • Performs research,  writing,  and assists in the compilation or background information on specific public affairs issues
  • Assists in monitoring media articles as they affect business
  • Performs a variety of tasks,  including coordinating meetings and events,  writing news releases and regional media alerts,  developing articles for internal and external communications,  and updating social media outlets (e.g.  Facebook and Twitter)
  • Creates information products using graphic design
  • Responds to client inquiries and performs research for special assignments
  • Produces communication plans for internal and external initiatives
  • Demonstrates the character,  desire,  and commitment to work collaboratively with a team that prioritizes service to internal and external customers,  and ultimately,  achieving the overarching goals of the enterprise.


Basic Qualifications


  • Currently enrolled in a four-year bachelor’s degree program in Journalism,  Communications,  Public Relations,  Broadcasting,  Mass Communications or a related field from an accredited college or University
  • Completed at least two years of undergraduate studies
  • Possess the eligibility to work and remain in the U.S.  without sponsorship
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Proficient in writing,  editing,  computer applications,  and operating systems
  • Proficient in AP Stylebook writing guidelines

Preferred Qualifications

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word,  Excel,  Outlook,  and Power Point
  • Proficient writing experience
  • Experience in graphic design software,  such as Illustrator,  InDesign,  Photoshop
  • Familiarity with web design,  content management systems such as SharePoint or WordPress,  and social media.
  • Advanced skills in written and oral communications
  • Demonstrated teamwork,  strategic thinking,  problem solving,  strong interpersonal skills,  initiative with professional discipline,  motivation,  and the desire to continually learn

Login to Apply »