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CenturyLink, Inc Monroe, LA

Job Description

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.

CenturyLink's Corporate Communications team is looking an Intern to join us in Monroe, Louisiana.  In this role, you will support our Lead Communications Managers with managing communications for several key areas of our technology business. This person will be responsible for driving both executive and employee communications for a company of  œ40,000 people globally. This role is perfect for a highly energetic, creative, and ambitious person who thrives in a collaborative, fast paced environment, and wants to make a large impact. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in the technology industry while developing business communication and marketing skills.


Primary job responsibilities

  • Proactively build and manage relationships with key stakeholders across a range of levels and business functions.
  • Develop key communications staples, including communication plans, core messaging, talking points and intranet articles; create content such as blogs, emails, etc. in the leader's voices.
  • Demonstrate excellent writing skills, with the ability to translate complicated issues into a clear point of view, and create a compelling, concise and well-written narrative.
  • Demonstrate outstanding interpersonal communication & influencing skills.
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and deliver against aggressive timelines.
  • Willing to roll up your sleeves and get the job done, even in situations where the work is outside the scope of your respective role.
  • Candidates should be prepared to show samples of writing and be prepared to take a writing test. 

Required skills

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelors or graduate degree, preferably in communications, journalism, marketing, business, or English, but all who have an active interest in communications will be considered
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self directed individual with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Highly motivated with the ability to adapt to a rapidly changing work environment
  • Previous internships in communications, media, social engagement, and public relations are  a  plus


  • Must submit a resume, transcript, and a letter of recommendation (at time of interview)
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Must be currently enrolled at a 4-year accredited College or University
  • Must be classified as a junior, senior or graduate student at time of internship
  • Must work 30-40  hours per week during the 10 week summer session

Alternate Location: US-Louisiana-Monroe

Requisition #: 127235

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at 

EEO Statement

No Discrimination. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, œprotected statuses). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug test and background check.


The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Nearest Major Market: Monroe

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