Communications Specialist Interns

HNTBAtlanta, GA

3 months ago


Job Title

Returning New Grad Public Engagement & Communications Specialist I - Southeast Division (For Current/Previous HNTB Interns Only)

Job Location

  • Atlanta, GA
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Job Overview

At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners. This opportunity entails being responsible for supporting the coordination and implementation of public engagement and involvement programs for infrastructure projects. This position assists with the development of communication strategies including materials, and digital and print content, researches and gathers data and creates and provides project messaging resources to educate the community.


Not specified.


  • Assists in the development and implementation of communication and outreach strategies to educate the public and stakeholders on infrastructure projects. This could include research, outreach strategies, and best practices.
  • Conducts routine investigations and collects data needed for effective communications strategies and/or to fulfill federal regulatory outreach requirements, including environmental impact evaluations if applicable.
  • Prepares and coordinates dissemination of outreach materials, facts, and information on project messaging to stakeholders according to the public outreach plan including external agencies, associations, and news organizations using print, periodicals, radio, social and/or visual communication media.
  • Tracks and maintains routine records and reports related to public involvement meetings, public hearings, and outreach events.
  • Drafts speeches, create and design presentation materials, and/or compose correspondence for use in mailings, meetings, or other public consumption.
  • Responsible for initial fact-checking for reports, articles, and other publications.
  • May help coordinate community meetings, public forums, working groups, and other public meetings, including scheduling, determining location, advertising, and ensuring proper setup/tear down and relevant collateral materials according to the client's expectation and project goals and budget.
  • May interact with clients to coordinate the implementation of communication and outreach programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field, or
  • In lieu of education, 4 years of relevant experience

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

Top majors

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 Atlanta, GA | $3,272/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,410

  • Miscellaneous$889

  • Food$432

  • Transportation$276

  • Utilities$265


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