Development and Communications Interns

HitachiWest Lafayette, IN

3 months ago


Job Title

Internship R&D (f/m/d) - Communications Portal Development

Job Location

West Lafayette, IN

Job Overview

  • Technology Center Germany is seeking an intern to aid in the establishment of an Internal Communication and Information platform.
  • As an intern, you will have the opportunity to showcase your creative thinking and IT design skills by developing a Share Point portal to support the Technology Center teams.
  • The multifunctional site will store information on current activities, team engagement, general news, organization structure, and interfaces with various processes.


  • Full-time internship position


  • Collect all relevant data and information to be presented in the portal.
  • Familiarize yourself with Technology Center practices and processes to understand the need for information and communication.
  • Propose a portal architecture based on Microsoft tools such as Share Point, Lists, Power BI, Forms, Power Automate, and Power Apps.
  • Develop a structure for information storage and access rights.
  • Create a complete portal in a user-friendly and visually appealing manner.
  • Ensure coherence with Hitachi Energy brand guidelines by collaborating with the branding team.
  • Welcome proposals for communication channels and automated process flows.


  • Studies in Business Communications, Computer Science, Advertising, or related fields.
  • Experience in administration and content creation in Microsoft Share Point.
  • Advantageous: Report creation and programming in Power BI or Power Automate.
  • Advantageous: Experience in Business Communications.
  • Advantageous: Familiarity with multiple MS Office applications such as Lists and MS Forms, and their interconnections.
  • Excellent command of the English language, with the ability to formulate newsletters and independently propose descriptions and content within the communications portal.
  • Positive attitude and ability to work independently.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

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That get hired for this type of internship

  • Communication21%

  • Public Relations Image Management10%

  • Marketing9%

  • Advertising6%

  • Speech Communication And Rhetoric4%

  • 311 other majors47%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Edelman
  • Fleishman-Hillard
  • NBC Universal
  • Weber Shandwick
  • US Congress
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For West Lafayette, IN | $2,742/mo

  • Housing/Rent$949

  • Miscellaneous$838

  • Food$377

  • Utilities$299

  • Transportation$279


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