View Our Website View All Jobs

Communications Intern (8928720)

Facebook is seeking a highly organized, motivated and detail oriented college graduate to join our Communications team as a paid Extern at Facebook Headquarters in Menlo Park, CA. The six month program provides a hands-on immersive work experience that will provide a solid foundation for a career in communications.

The Facebook Communications team helps inform consumers, the media, policy makers and other Facebook stakeholders about diverse issues that affect Facebook as a company and a platform for businesses, public figures, advertisers and people. The ideal candidate will possess a keen eye for detail, strong writing skills, and a solid understanding of media and what constitutes newsworthiness. It is essential that candidates possess stellar written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to ruthlessly prioritize and work on a large number of projects.



  • Supports Facebook's communications activities
  • Monitor, analyze and collate new clips
  • Research and compile findings on areas of interest to the company
  • Assist with the development and writing of a wide range of materials such as blog posts, briefing sheets, Q&A's and talking points
  • Track and compile relevant data and information
  • Create media lists, reference grids and other supporting documents
  • Collaborate with fellow externs and members of the Communications team on a variety of projects and tasks
  • Assist with organizing activities including trainings and campus tours
  • Learn quickly in a fast paced ever changing environment
  • Conducts outreach to media



  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to think, plan and execute resourcefully
  • Ability to suggest new ideas and take initiative
  • Experience in the Internet technology industry a plus
  • Passion for Facebook and online communication a plus
  • Previous intern/externship experience in communications, media, journalism or marketing


BA or graduate degree in communications, marketing, business, law, political science, public policy, international relations, journalism or equivalent preferred

Read More

Apply for this position

Apply with Indeed
Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or Paste resume

Paste your resume here or Attach resume file