Are you looking to gain real world experience in a thriving, global financial services firm with an award-winning culture? Consider an internship and start building your career at Baird.
About our intern program:
Our competitive intern program offers interns exposure to the business world and a meaningful work experience. Interns are treated as valuable team members while learning from experienced professionals in a collaborative, fun and dynamic environment. Baird's summer intern program activities include an Intern Welcome Event, professional development, networking with leaders and associates, and many other informal events. Our interns have the opportunity to use a Baird Cares Day, a paid day to volunteer in the community. They are also eligible to apply for scholarships. Our mentor program gives interns an opportunity to network throughout Baird and learn about all the areas of the firm.
Our Communications Team:
Robust internal communications are vital components of Baird’s commitment to being a great place to work and strong brand. This internship works directly with Baird’s Communications Team in planning, developing and implementing programs and efforts to effectively communicate Baird’s messages.
Internship Location, Availability, and Hours:
Located in our downtown Milwaukee office, the intern must be able to work part-time during the school semesters, 15-20 hours per week, and full time during the summer, 37.5-40 hours per week. We are seeking a student who can start in May 2023.
As a Corporate Communications Intern, you will:
Work directly with Baird’s Communications team in planning, developing and implementing programs and efforts to effectively communicate Baird’s internal messages
Participate in Baird’s community campaigns such as United Way and the United Performing Arts Fund and learn more about how Baird gives back
Assist with Baird’s overall communications efforts, help research, write and implement internal news stories, associate announcements, award nominations, presentations and other communications
Draft, post and update items and news stories for Baird’s intranet
Attend and recap firm events, such as Baird Night at the Zoo and Talent Development events, as needed
What we look for:
Current student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree. Targeting May 2024 or later graduation dates
Strong communication, writing, editing, and basic design skills (i.e. Canva)
Experience with email tracking software, Google Analytics, Microsoft Office products and SharePoint is a plus
Exceptional organizational/time management skills and attention to detail, and the ability to juggle multiple priorities and meet all deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Critical thinking skills with a solid work ethic
A highly motivated, strategic thinker who takes initiative to learn and contribute to the team
Ability and drive to provide strong customer service to all clients and associates
Prior experience in an office setting is preferred
What makes this opportunity great:
Opportunity to learn more about Baird’s firmwide communications strategy
Ability to work with a variety of teams and leaders, proving your ability to be flexible and highly adaptable
Team of associates passionate about achieving strong results for clients and while also giving to the communities where we live and work
Opportunity to grow and be your best at work, at home, and in the community
Commitment to Inclusion & Diversity
Baird is committed to inclusion & diversity for our clients, our associates and the communities where we live and work. This commitment stems from our culture of integrity, genuine concern for others and respect for the individual. We view inclusion & diversity as an ongoing journey – one of shared responsibility, continuous improvement and a focus on progress. We invite you to join us as we work together to foster an environment where diversity unites rather than divides us. Learn more here.