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Product Communications Intern (Summer 2018)

Requisition No.:  158573
Category:  Communications
Location:  Santa Clara, CA, US

Do you want to help eliminate barriers between ideas and business outcomes? We want you to bring your unique experiences and creative ideas to the table. CA Technologies provides software and solutions that help our customers to develop, manage, and secure complex IT environments to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness in their businesses. It’s our aim to encourage global collaboration and results-oriented innovation, while supporting and developing our talented people and our communities. CA Technologies will empower you to drive authentic success, for both the business and yourself in the application economy.

Job Overview:


If you love to write, research and serve as command central on fast-paced, cross-team projects, then we want to hear from you. The Product Communications Intern will work with the Product and Solutions Communications team projects targeting both internal and external audiences. From supporting breakthrough media programs to keeping a global 4,500-person engineering workforce engaged, the Communications Intern will have the opportunity to work with our business units that develop, deliver and support the software that is transforming industries.


This position is based in Santa Clara and will play an active role on the communications team that supports the Product Development Organization, collaborate with Corporate Communications, Brand and Content Marketing, and Product Marketing.


Projects and tasks include:

  • Leading research that will inform content development and media pitches, events and awards submissions, and editorial opportunities
  • Supporting PR initiatives, such as pitching for proactive editorial opportunities, solutions-level storyline development, and executive thought leadership platforms
  • Coordinating and pulling media coverage for progress tracking and reporting, and compiling employee communications metrics for inclusion in regular reporting to leadership
  • Developing content for our internal channels, including blogs, the intranet, memos, internal social media posts, and executive videos
  • Helping manage employee communications programs, including our internal recognition program
  • Assisting in message development to be leveraged across communications vehicles for the Product Development Organization
  • Participating in ongoing efforts for operational excellence in information sharing and team collaboration


Skills and qualifications:

  • Strong writer and editor with close attention to detail
  • Ability to manage several fast-paced projects simultaneously, while staying level-headed and deadline focused
  • Creative mindset that shares fresh, interesting ideas and opportunities
  • Preference for candidates with prior internship experience (PR agency experience is a plus)
  • Proficiency across Windows and MacOS operating systems; knowing how to use business applications in both platforms
  • PPTX and / or Keynote expertise; more than builds and animations, visual storytelling skills
  • iMovie / FilmmakerPro / MovieMaker; familiarity with video platforms would be really awesome
  • Shorthand; just joking. Don’t even know if anyone knows shorthand these days…


If you want to fulfill your potential, be acknowledged for your achievements, and be given autonomy to make decisions for your business and customers; if you want to work with a company that respects you as an individual - recognizing both your needs at work and your responsibilities outside of it - then CA Technologies is where you belong.


At CA Technologies your passion and expertise can directly impact the business and you’ll help offer our customers practical approaches to delivering new, innovative services and value through IT.


We offer competitive salary, company-sponsored premium Medical/Prescription & Dental Plans, company-paid Holidays, Vacation, Anniversary Service and Sick Days, 401(k) Plan, Education/Training Reimbursement, Charitable Gift Program, Adoption Assistance Program.


Learn more about CA Technologies and this opportunity now at


We and all of our subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. As such, it is our corporate policy to fill positions with qualified candidates regardless of the candidate’s race, color, sex, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military status, veteran status or any other protected group status.


Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any of our employees. We will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.


If you require an accommodation with the online application process, please contact Talent Acquisition at 1-800-454-3788.



Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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