Multi-Media Communications Internship

Holyoke, MA 01040, USA Req #703
Monday, August 29, 2022
Intern – Multi-Media Communications 
Department – Corporate Communications
Minimum Education Level: Rising Junior
Preferred Majors: Communications, Journalism, English, Information Graphics/Design

Who we are:
ISO New England is one of the most pivotal energy companies you’ve probably never heard of. Our job is to oversee the 24/7 operation of the power grid that covers the six-states of New England and to administer the region’s $10+ billion “stock exchange” for buying and selling of wholesale electricity. Our work ensures that over 14 million people can reliably turn their lights on and complete their jobs, take care of their families, and live in comfort with convenience.
Department description: 
Corporate Communications communicates externally, through various digital communications platforms, including web, social media, newsletter blog, graphics, photos & videos, to our various constituencies about ISO New England, its role and mission, and the industry and policy initiatives in which ISO New England is involved. The department also facilitates internal communications to employees.

What will you be working on:
We're seeking an enthusiastic intern, ready to hit to ground running, to produce diverse types of content that helps tell the ISO story to run on our different platforms; will also serve as the 'embedded reporter' for the summer internship program.

How will you make an impact:
Our intern will gain real-world work experience in a professional setting, joining a highly skilled team. This intern will work on diverse content assignments that will help grow communications skills, professional judgment, critical thinking, and creativity.

What we look for in a candidate:
  • Demonstrated experience in writing and editing through prior student internships, and/or involvement in student newspapers, personal blogs, photography clubs, etc.
  • Microsoft and Adobe Creative Suites; photography and video editing software
  • Knowledge of WordPress, Airtable, and Critical Mention helpful.

To be eligible for the internship candidate must have completed at least the first year of college and be currently enrolled in a four year or graduate-level academic program. Candidates must have the authority to work in the US on a permanent basis, without requiring sponsorship.

Clarity of purpose is the starting point for all success. The ISO’s mission, vision, and values define our purpose—these values serve as the cultural cornerstones of the organization.
Mission: Through collaboration and innovation, ISO New England plans the transmission system, administers the region’s wholesale markets, and operates the power system to ensure reliable and competitively priced wholesale electricity.
Vision: To harness the power of competition and advanced technologies to reliably plan and operate the grid as the region transitions to clean energy.
Values: Expertise, Respect, Innovation, Dependability and Collaboration

What We Offer
: Located in Holyoke, MA amid the picturesque Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, our interns get the best of both rural and urban living, enjoying day-to-day local community culture and conveniences with drivable access to big city amenities. In addition to our competitive pay, our interns have we access to our onsite fitness center and a cafeteria with free coffee.    

COVID-19 Policy
: Employee safety and well-being is a priority at ISO New England. To safeguard our teams and the important work they do, ISO New England has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Equal Opportunity:
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard.

Drug Free Environment:
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Social Networking Notice: ISO New England reserves the right to review the candidate's postings on any social networking site accessible in the public domain as part of the candidate assessment process.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Monday, June 5, 2023
  • Job End Date Friday, August 18, 2023
Location on Google Maps
  • Holyoke, MA 01040, USA