Summer 2024: Silgan Dispensing - Communications Intern (PAID)

Description of Organization:

Silgan Dispensing creates dispensing solutions for some of the world’s most iconic brands in fragrance, beauty, personal care, home & garden, and health care —from triggers and pumps to sprayers and closures. But more than that, we create better experiences.

Creating better experiences means uncovering consumer preferences and developing meticulously engineered solutions around them that make dispensing cleaner, more comfortable and more efficient.

It means getting their products to market swiftly and securely—no matter where in the world that market exists.

And finally, it means being a good steward through strong sustainability practices and active community involvement.

Silgan Dispensing is a global company, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. We have a team of approximately 6,000 associates across the globe—each one committed to delivering better experiences that improve a brand and move the business forward. 

General Duties of Communications Intern:

  • Researching and writing briefs on trends within the business segments – fragrance, beauty, personal care, home & garden, and healthcare.
  • Work with the Communications team to support trade show participation.
  • Support the creation of content development for use on social, website and internal communications – writing, concepting, image selection and video.
  • Help with preparation of analytics reports related to social, website and internal communications.
  • Help with proofing a wide variety of communications.
  • General office and project support for the Communications team.

Qualifications applicants should possess:

  • Candidate should have strong writing skills including knowledge of AP Style.
  • Basic video skills are a plus.
  • Understanding of Photoshop.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Capability to manage to deadlines.

Internship training includes:

  • Concise writing for internal and external audiences leveraging insights from Smart Brevity.
  • Analytics reporting and dashboard.
  • Trade show management
  • Brand management

Internship available

  • This paid internship is 20 hours per week and is offered year-round.
  • The daily hours are flexible.

How far from campus?

  • Our headquarters office is in downtown Richmond, Virginia. (1001 Haxall Point)
  • We are approximately one mile and three to four minutes from campus.
  • We operate within the hybrid work model – three days in the office and two days from home.
  • With interns, because the hours are flexible, interns are not required to be in the office.

Applicants should email resume, two written references and writing samples to: