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2023 Summer Corporate Communications Intern

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Posted on: Mar 18, 2023

Location: Orange, CT, US

Company: IBERDROLA, S.A.

AVANGRID, an innovative and growing energy company, needs a creative and ambitious college student to join our Corporate Communications team. You will take part in an Internship program to learn our business inside and out. If you are looking to broaden your skills sets and learn more about careers in energy, apply today.


As part of our program, you will be part of a team that works every day to promote, protect and enhance AVANGRID’s reputation with all stakeholders internally and externally. Our team is made up of professionals who are responsible for issues management, media relations, brand building, crisis communications, employee communications and engagement, change communications, social media management, Corporate Social Responsibility, philanthropy and communications measurement and analysis. The ideal candidate has an interest in communications, marketing or journalism. We spend a lot of time thinking about the written and spoken word, so you also are a good writer who enjoys storytelling that engages audiences. Under


Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Join and learn from a team of communications professionals working in a fast-paced environment. Our company is growing and changing fast and our team manages multiple priorities with a view across the entire business. 
  • Opportunity to work in different areas across communications and brand function.
  • Work in an innovative and energized environment with a chance to make an impact.
  • Create a comprehensive presentation of your work completed during the program for presentation to the wider organization at the conclusion of the program.


At AVANGRID, we want to grow with you – Here’s what you’ll get:

  • Opportunity to learn broad skills across corporate communications function and see and understand how a communications team functions in a publicly traded company
  • Option to participate in the AVANGRID Mentoring Program.
  • Exposure to all aspects of the business through business briefs hosted by AVANGRID senior leaders.
  • Opportunities to develop leadership capabilities with leadership development resources.
  • Opportunities to network and build lasting relationships with great colleagues from across the globe.
  • A focus on innovation and technology.
  • A commitment to the environment and providing clean energy.


What you need - Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Ability and desire to work in a team environment & learn quickly

·        Creative and innovative thinking

  • Strong writing skills and enjoys storytelling
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


Education & Experience Required:

  • Currently a sophomore, junior pursuing a Bachelor’s or first year in Masters/MBA Degree
  • Experience/interest in journalism, marketing, communications or public relations
  • One or more summers remaining prior to the completion of undergraduate or master’s degree
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without the requirement for future sponsorship