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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 11/29/2016

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Company
Rush University Medical Center
Job Classification
Part Time
Company Ref #
2016-1954
AJE Ref #
576017732
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

The HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT at RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER is looking for a COMMUNICATIONS INTERN.



*PLEASE SUBMIT TWO (2) WRITING SAMPLES WITH YOUR APPLICATION*



Is your secret power the ability to sum things up in a nutshell*



Can you take something complicated (or boring) and make it memorable and easy to understand*



Rush University Medical Center is looking for a communications intern to help the HR internal communications manager do all those things.



This position will provide the intern with an opportunity to enhance (or just show off) his or her outstanding communication skills -- especially writing. The intern will, under the supervision of the HR Communications Manager, work on a wide variety of communications projects, including executive speeches and presentations, online communications, marketing materials and many other communications vehicles.



The intern will have high visibility within the HR department, including opportunities to work closely with senior executives. The Intern must exemplify the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.



In other words, we re looking for smart, flexible, creative people who excel in a team environment. To apply, submit your resume and a cover letter that demonstrates your writing ability and intelligence.



POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Assist with HR communication strategy and tactics to support critical HR-developed and led initiatives.
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Draft and edit both print and online communication materials
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Support and help organize HR town hall meetings
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Create newsletters, proofread documents, fact-checks, and edit communications
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Collaborate and consult with various HR teams on a variety of projects.



POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

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Bachelor s degree required. Possession of advance degree, or enrollment in advanced degree program preferred
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Bachelor of Arts degree with a humanities emphasis, or one year of experience in corporate communications
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Strong writing abilities, editing and project management skills.
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Excellent interpersonal skills.
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Demonstrated ability to work on multiple, complex projects required.
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Ability to work independently and to meet deadlines.



COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS:

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Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Health.
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Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research.
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Rush is located near downtown Chicago, a cultural, historical and diverse city.



Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages all applicants to apply regardless of age, race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital or parental status, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy or other reason prohibited by law.