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Intern: Corporate Communications

Everything we do starts with people.


Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. The path you choose today will have a big impact on the future. As an intern, you’ll be immersed in a global organization that currently employs over 40,000 colleagues around the world. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow with talented people who want to make a true difference.


Department & Position:


The Corporate Communications Intern will act as the backbone to the Americas Region Corporate Communications Team.  This individual will play a key supporting role in the areas of internal communications, employee engagement, media relations, and brand communications for Volvo Cars in the Americas Region. This role requires a willingness to take on additional communication duties as the needs of the business evolve.


Throughout their tenure with us, our intern will develop a robust understanding of the significant role strategic communications can play in achieving our business objectives.


What You’ll Do

Internal and Employer Communications

  • Maintain internal content calendar
  • Partner with colleagues across the business to gather relevant content on our brand and our people; utilize to draft posts for Volvo Cars’ Intranet and monthly internal newsletter
  • Support team on executive communications and organizational announcements including talking points, presentations, social posts, etc.
  • Support team on monthly Town Hall development and execution
  • Work with in-house creative on development of internal creative assets (photo and video)

External & Brand Communications

  • Daily media monitoring and analysis of Volvo Cars and key competitive sets
  • Maintain media lists and help field media inquiries
  • Participate in the development and distribution of media alerts, press releases and related materials
  • Help manage our calendar of external events and activities
  • Contribute to logistics and preparation of press activities, press meetings, and other events.
  • Work with external partner vendor and key stakeholders to build and maintain library of brand/heritage assets


  • Act as the operations lead for Corporate Communications in Mahwah, which consists of managing logistics for employee engagement activities in Americas, particularly the Mahwah site


Are you up for a challenge?


This is a great opportunity to join a career boosting 10-week program designed around your potential. You will have the opportunity to support different tasks and projects which include weekly learning sessions on various areas in the organization, individual career development supported by your manager and other department team members, out-of-the-office activities as well as fun-competitive events supported by the People Experience team.


Do you want to change the world with us?


We are looking for undergraduates who are full of energy, committed to success and eager to make a difference. We’re looking for team members who have the ability to drive results, has strong work ethic, and shows initiative. You need to be organized, agile, and curious to discover opportunities in a constantly changing business environment.

As an intern, you are results-oriented and committed to go the extra mile. We believe you are a great networker, and communicator. You are a team-player with a positive attitude, interested in developing yourself, others, and our business.

In order to be considered for this program, you need to be currently enrolled in a related Undergraduate degree program as a rising, Junior, Senior or anticipate graduating within the calendar year. Program is set to begin early June 2021.


Mahwah, NJ, US

Job requisition ID:  49855

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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