Eaton Corporation Technical Communications Intern (Summer 2018) in Galesburg, Michigan

Eaton's Vehicle Group is seeking a Technical Communications Intern for the Summer of 2018. This position will be located at Eaton's Vehicle Group Headquarters in Galesburg, Michigan.

Position Overview:

The Technical Communications Intern will help develop and manage service and/or training content for Eaton and Eaton-Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies products. Depending on your area of interest and degree focus you could help manage or edit product literature, computer based training (CBT) modules, translation projects, training videos, or product presentations. You'll gain exposure to Eaton and EC JV products, as well as service, sales, engineering, business, marketing and communications functions during your internship and have opportunities for team and individual projects. You will get the opportunity to refine your communication, project- and time-management skills and will end your internship with a finished project (or projects) for your portfolio that will be actual solutions used by Eaton customers.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Actively enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program in technical communications, writing, graphic design, instructional design, user experience design, automotive technology, or a related field.

  • Must currently have a 3.0 GPA or higher (please do not round).

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis without company sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with some design and desktop publishing software (e.g. Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Framemaker) and/or learning development software (e.g. Adobe Captivate or Storyline) is preferred.

  • Experience with DITA, XML, content or component management systems, and an understanding of basic HTML are all a plus.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, PowerPoint) is necessary as are strong communication skills--both verbal, written, or through visual design.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Sales

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: No

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.