Communications and Project Intern - Social Impact

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #3605 12-Jul-2019

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We're the company behind the world's fastest satellite internet service, with technology that's helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.  

We're growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You'll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world's first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities

Viasat believes in bringing positive social impact to people and the planet in communities where we live, work and play. In this role, you will have a direct impact on these Social Impact programs as part of our People and Culture team, encompassing our CSR (corporate social responsibility) programs both internally and externally. In this role you will support the Social Impact team with projects relating to storytelling and communications of CSR programs including written and video concepts, CSR event planning and marketing, community outreach programs, data analytics, and environmental sustainability programs.

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Sustainability, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Policy, Sustainable Management, Community Advocacy, Social Policy, Global Management, Organizational Leadership, Communication or related field
  • Able to commit to a 10-12 week internship
  • Previous volunteer experience
  • Interest in environmental sustainability 
  • Experience with data and analytics
  • Event planning experience
  • Communications experience: including written, video, other creative/design 
  • Design exerience: Adobe creative cloud including photoshop, indesign and illustrator 
  • Knowledge or exposure to CSR and environmental sustainability
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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

High School Diploma or GED

Years of experience:

0-1 years


Up to 10%



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