Underwriters Laboratories is seeking a communications intern to support the dynamic Research Amplification team of UL’s Fire Safety Research Institute (FSRI). The successful candidate will help build FSRI’s brand while learning from an experienced marketing leader. This is a great opportunity to help communicate our research across a variety of touchpoints and stakeholder groups and develop the messaging around the fire safety research we do at FSRI. The successful candidate will develop an in-depth understanding of communications and marketing concepts and building a portfolio of content for communications and digital and social media. The role is a part-time paid internship in an office environment in Columbia, MD. As a global safety science leader, we carefully abide by all local and government regulations. The health and safety of our staff and employees come first.
What Candidate Will Learn and Achieve:
The Successful Candidate Will Be Prepared To:
UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.
The successful candidate will bring many of the following professional competencies and personal attributes:
Underwriters Laboratories Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing safety science research through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge. We conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving technologies. We foster communities of safety, from grassroots initiatives for neighborhoods to summits of world leaders. Our organization employs collaborative and scientific approaches with partners and stakeholders to drive innovation and progress toward improving safety, security, and sustainability, ultimately enhancing societal well-being.
Our wholly owned subsidiary, UL Inc., advances our shared public safety mission. We fund our work through grants, the licensing of standards documents and the business activities of UL Inc., which conducts testing, verification and certification, and provides training and advisory services, along with data-driven reporting and decision-making tools for customers around the world.
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