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Oracle Communication Specialist Intern - Applications Development in Des Moines, Iowa

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The Company:

Oracle is the world’s leading provider of business software. With a presence in over 175 countries, we are one of the biggest technology companies on the planet. We're using innovative emerging technologies to tackle real-world problems today. From advancing energy efficiency to reimagining online commerce, the work we do is not only redefining the world of business—it's helping advance governments, power nonprofits, and giving billions of people the tools they need to outpace change. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit us at

What You’ll Do as a Communication Specialist Intern:

  • Support the delivery of a clear and impactful communications strategy for Oracle SaaS products and SaaS customer experience

  • Support writing and content creation, including video-editing, content production, copywriting and editing

  • Build talking points, speeches, proactive and reactive lines, and briefing notes for key collaborators and executives

  • Build content across a variety of formats—including blogs, website copy, social media posts and webinar scripts

  • Ensuring consistency in messaging across all internal and external content platforms and making sure that messaging aligns with the latest Oracle guidelines

  • Engage collaborators across the business to seek inputs to narratives, proof points and key messages and align on their delivery

  • Work in close collaboration with the wider Communications and Brand team to develop and activate critical communications

  • Advise colleagues in the function and across the matrix on communications issues

  • Embrace storytelling and creative communications to educate and excite internal and external constituents.

  • Develop and report metrics and KPIs to assess campaign success to inform future technology and applications campaigns


What You’ll Bring (Objective Minimum Qualifications):

To be considered for a Communications Specialist Intern position, you must have the Objective Minimum Qualifications (OMQs) below. Please ensure that your application clearly indicates that you meet these OMQs, either on your resume and/or by uploading additional documents such as a transcript.

  • Will be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in Computer Science, Business, Marketing or an equivalent field during the 2023-2024 school year.

  • Have completed at least your junior year towards your undergraduate degree, or higher, by summer 2023.

  • Have experience in video-editing, content production, copywriting and editing

  • Have a solid understanding of project management principles

  • Possess working knowledge of MS Office

  • Have excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills

  • Possess outstanding organizational and planning abilities

  • Have expertise in building and nurturing relationships with key internal/external collaborators and cross-functional communications

  • Have a basic understanding of software development processes

  • Reside in the United States and/or attend a university in the US.

  • Authorized to work in the US in 2023.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Confirmed experience as communications specialist

  • Experience in web design

  • Understanding of SaaS product or SaaS customer experience


Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated location(s)

California Pay Range: from $21.15 to $41.15 per hour; from $44,000 to $85,600 per annum.

Colorado Pay Range: from $19.95 to $37.07 per hour; from $41,500 to $77,100 per annum.

New York City Pay Range: from $19.95 to $39.13 per hour; from $41,500 to $81,400 per annum.

Washington Pay Range: from $22.31 to $39.13 per hour; from $46,400 to $81,400 per annum.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience and market conditions, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Flexible paid time off (unlimited or accrued vacation and sick leave)

  9. Paid parental leave

  10. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  11. Adoption assistance

  12. Financial planning and group legal

  13. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

About Us

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer * . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer