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Communications Intern - Paid

At Underwriters Laboratories, we know why we come to work.
We are endlessly curious and wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Underwriters Laboratories is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the UL public safety mission through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge. We conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop independent standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving technologies. Our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. To learn more, visit

Support an organization dedicated to safety science and standards development by producing communications targeted at employees as well as external stakeholders. Learn how to stretch your storytelling voice or take a brand journalism approach, and help us write, develop and curate content for a variety of internal communications programs.
This is a great opportunity for a creative thinker who wants business writing experience and can help connect audiences to our organization’s mission. The role is currently 100% remote, but it may eventually switch back to a part-time office environment as the organization continues to respond to Covid19. As a global safety science leader, we carefully abide by all local and government regulations. The health and safety of our staff and employees come first.

What makes you a great fit:
  • Current graduate student status pursuing a degree in Journalism, English, Creative Writing, or Communications
  • Prior experience writing in science, engineering, research environment a plus
  • Experienced writer, editor and storyteller