Public Relations Internship

Full Time | Mississauga YYZ, ONTARIO | 4 months
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Full Time
Mississauga YYZ

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Public Relations Internship - 1900042Y


About Baxter 
Every day, millions of patients and caregivers rely on Baxter’s leading portfolio of critical care, nutrition, renal, hospital and surgical products. For more than 85 years, we’ve been operating at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers that make it happen. With products, technologies and therapies available in more than 100 countries, Baxter’s employees worldwide are now building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations. To learn more, visit and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
Summary of Public Relations Internship
This is a 16-week contract from May – August 2019. The PR Intern will be energetic, creative and eager to contribute to various strategic projects within the corporate communications department. The successful candidate will be exposed to all aspects of the function and will be mentored and supervised by the Head of Communications for Baxter Canada. Flexibility to negotiate hours to be worked, based on requirements of university or college. Compensation will be provided.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Write and edit press releases and other materials
  • Update and maintain media lists
  • Secure print and online coverage through targeted media outreach
  • Write social media posts and liaise with global communications team as required
  • Write and post web copy for the company’s intranet and external websites
  • Prepare content and coordinate logistics for employee town halls.
  • Assist in executing the communication plan for the company’s corporate giving program, working with charity partner and other stakeholders
  • Work with vendor(s) to successfully complete internal branding project
  • Attend and participate in meetings and take notes
  • Additional tasks as assigned.



  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Current enrollment in a related Bachelor’s or College program in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field
  • Professional demeanor and ability to interact professionally with senior executives
  • High attention to detail
  • Results oriented

A Career That Matters
Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.
Thank you for your interest and application to Baxter.  All applications will be reviewed and those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted directly.
Baxter is committed to creating and maintaining a barrier-free environment for all employees and customers. We believe in integration and equal opportunity and we are committed to treating all people with dignity and respect.

: Administration Services
Primary Location
: Canada-Ontario-Mississauga
: Global Communications - Americas Support
: Full-time

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