Communications Intern – Covance – Genève, GE

Company Overview:

LabCorp is a leading global life sciences company with a mission to improve health and improve lives. Combining world-class diagnostic solutions with its drug development business, Covance, LabCorp’s cutting-edge technologies, unparalleled data, and growing menu of standard and highly-specialized tests not only inform and empower patients and providers but help medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies transform ideas into innovations. LabCorp’s 65,000+ employees are pursuing critical advances in science and changing the delivery of healthcare while advancing essential vaccines, cancer-fighting breakthroughs, and life-changing treatments for rare diseases.

Advancing healthcare from the laboratory through the clinic requires many different strengths, experiences and perspectives of our exceptional people around the world. Explore our wide range of diverse opportunities and rewarding career pathways and see how you can work with an energizing purpose to discover your extraordinary potential.

Global Internship Program:

Exciting Opportunity to be part of the LabCorp/Covance 2021 Global Internship Program as a Communications Intern in Geneva! We offer real work assignments that compliment an education in STEM+ Healthcare disciplines, are challenging and recognized to the organization as valuable. In addition, we encourage professional development and career exploration through program workshops, each designed to help students prepare for a thriving career in our industry.

In addition to departmental and professional development work, our interns have the opportunity:

  • To showcase their work to senior management, their supervisor and mentors
  • Participate in a group philanthropic project as part of our dedication to the community

Capitalize on a dedicated training and development program that will support your scientific and professional career aspirations, and take pride in delivering scientific work that helps save the lives of millions of people around the world.

About the Team:

In General management we coordinate all the employee focused activities and external relationships entailing the preparation and coordination of various communication on different internal media.

Within the department of general management, the intern will support the day-to-day management of the Geneva site in the development and implementation of tasks in the fields of graphic design and internal communication.

Internship Assignment Summary:

  • Design, production and layout of various communication documents:
  • Design and layout of regular email communications
  • Presentations
  • Implementation of video
  • Contribution to the establishment and implementation of the communication plan resulting from the communication strategy
  • In-house media update: TV Screens, White Boards,…
  • Adapting Office templates for site-specific use: Word / PPT
  • Review and improvement of communication documents to the target audience
  • Participation in management committees and ad-hoc support of their communication plan
  • Contribution to the evolution of the graphic charter
  • Participating in the organization of events
  • Other tasks and projects assigned.

Training and/or experience in the field of communication is essential with :

  • Excellent mastery of the Adobe (InDesign and Illustrator) and Windows (Word, Excel, Power Point) suites
  • Very good Knowledge of LinkedIn, Microsoft Teams and SharePoint Platforms
  • English and French required, German preferred
  • Be eligible for an internship agreement with a third party.
  • Training and/or experience in the field of communication is essential
  • Able to work from the office in Geneva by working with Skype, Webex, Teams

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