Are you a strong storyteller who is able to think strategically and create compelling, engaging communications? Would you enjoy working on a small-but-mighty and fast-paced team? Are you looking for experience in all areas of communications - internal, employee, business, public relations and thought leadership? If you answered yes, then Cigna's Communications Leadership Development Program (CLDP) may be what you're looking for!The Communications Leadership Development Program begins as a 11 week summer internship designed for rising seniors to collaborate with communications leaders and learn from industry leaders and mentors. After the internship experience, select candidates will be offered a full-time role within the Communications team, which will begin after graduation.There's never a "typical" day on the Communications Team - and that's part of the reason why working on our team is exciting! CLDP participants can expect to write internal stories for our company's intranet, research issues for our thought leadership work, craft a post for our external Newsroom, or help our business and corporate communications teams craft talking points and speeches for events, videos, and other tactics.CLDP Advantage for Summer Interns:Executive Speaker Series: Learn from Cigna executives and discover how they transformed from interns to business leadersProfessional Development: Career development workshops and training to sharpen your skills & prepare you for a long-term careerConnect & Contribute: Networking opportunities and volunteer activitiesOur People:Diverse and inclusive community focused on mentorship, professional development, and connecting as a communityWhat you need to do the job:Rising Senior pursuing degree in Communications, English, Public Relations, Journalism, or related fieldMinimum 3.2 GPAOutstanding interpersonal, leadership, and communications skills.A proactive, self-starter who is eager to learn and acquire new skillsStrong attention to details and ability to connect dots across a matrixed organizationStrong business aptitude and problem solving skillsAbility to work independently and as part of a teamProficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)Ability to work a 40 hour work week for 11 weeks during summer 2022 (late-May until early-August)Additional Information:Locations: Bloomfield, Connecticut and St. Louis, Missouri preferred, but open to virtual candidatesCompensation: Competitive hourly ratePotential: Based on interest and performance, the internship can lead into a full-time role upon graduation.This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.About CignaCigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives. What difference will you make?Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.
Location/Region: Bloomfield, CT (06002)