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Communications and Digital Media Intern at Applied Research Associates, Inc

Posted in Media - Journalism - Newspaper 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

Job Description:

Are you interested in communications, planning, and organizing? Are you currently enrolled in a communications, or business program and seeking a summer internship to work on real world projects? If so, you may have the skills needed to gain some real world experience on a novel research project working on an interesting, challenging problem set.

Applied Research Associates, Inc. is seeking an undergraduate intern to support the BioGears® project ( We are actively seeking communications and digital media intern who will work on a team to aid in technical conference planning, digital media design and development, and communications with the BioGears user community.

Our development approach fosters communication and collaboration across multiple scientific disciplines, and provides all members of our teams opportunities to contribute creatively to our projects. The successful applicant must have exceptional skills in oral and written communication, organization, and planning. Our interns are valued members of the team and are tasked with work that is critical to the success of our projects.


  • Undergraduate major in communications, business, or related field

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools

  • Strong desire to contribute meaningfully to a team by publicizing technical work

  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism that will contribute to fostering a positive work environment


  • Contribute to the development of key messaging for BioGears®

  • Aid in the development and distribution of BioGears® print and electronic media

  • Aid in planning the BioGears® conference by developing materials, and coordinating conference events

  • Work with the BioGears® Project Manager (PM) to serve as a conference planning liaison to BioGears® community of current and potential users

  • Work with the BioGears® PM to identify and contact researchers and government personnel regarding participation in the BioGears® conference

Company Information:

Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1,100 professionals and continues to grow. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.

At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The culture is challenging; innovation and experimentation are the norm. Employees are eligible for contributions which not only add to the company’s success, but also their own through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). ARA offers competitive salaries (DOE) and a generous benefits package. The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please apply at

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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