The Moody's Summer Internship Program
Our Summer Internship program is a paid 10-week long program providing students to obtain real world, impactful work experience. Through your internship with Moody's you'll gain valuable experience in a wide variety of business areas. You’ll work on real and challenging projects, and most importantly, you’ll learn what it means to be part of a business that is dedicated to analyzing credit and financial data for the global financial markets.
The Team & Your Role
The Communications Team is responsible for driving the media and communication strategy for all business lines across Moody’s. As an intern, you’ll assist the team in drafting and publishing communications in response to media queries, high-profile rating actions, and market research which explains the credit impact of financial events on different sectors of our global economy.
Key Responsibilities include:
Provide support to all U.S. communications strategists and support proactive and reactive outreach efforts to top business and trade publications
Operate the press line and press query inbox for media relations activities
Compile media coverage reports for research reports and other promotional campaigns
Build and maintain media distribution lists in Cision, the content management system we use to track and communicate with reporters
Write and/or edit communications materials including press releases, social media copy. or Moodys.com content (depending on writing skill and comms acumen)
Assist the communications strategists with pitching reports and high profile rating actions, as well as staffing media briefings and interviews as needed
Help communications strategists prepare analysts for media briefings, including broadcast opportunities
Contribute to social media communications and promotion strategy
Graduating with minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent from December 2020- May 2022 with a minimum GPA of 3.0
Pursuing a degree in Public Relations, Communication, Journalism, or related field
Basic knowledge of finance or economics
Very strong writing and diligent editing skills
Very strong verbal communication skills
Literacy in mass media and enthusiasm for news
Excellent reading comprehension
Preferred: experience with databases or content management systems
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