AAR CORP Corporate Communications Intern in WOOD DALE, Illinois

Title: Corporate Communications Intern

Location: United States-Illinois-Wood Dale

Job Number: 8108

AAR Corporate Marketing & Communications Intern:

AAR is hiring a summer intern to assist with marketing, as well as external and internal communications. We have a relatively small team so our interns get substantive experience in multiple areas to help build their resume/portfolio.

Intern would also participate in company-wide summer internship meetings. Internship provides exposure to fast-growing and global aviation industry. Interns will be considered for full-time employment with AAR after graduation.

AAR is a leading provider of aviation services to commercial and government customers in more than 100 countries. With headquarters in Wood Dale, IL (near O’Hare airport), the Company employs more than 5500 people in 20 countries. Operating in the aviation aftermarket for more than 60 years, AAR conducts heavy maintenance on aircraft and components; buys and sells airframe and engine parts; and operates a fleet of aircraft for the US government.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Social Media - Research competitors on social media and develop ideas/campaigns for future postings on LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter

  • Employee Communications – write and post articles on employee intranet (myConnection)

  • Photography/Video: Help to film & edit videos; take photos

  • Public relations: Draft press releases, monitor media coverage

  • Website: Support website re-design process

  • Assist with graphic design

  • Help with events

  • Assist with all tasks as needed


Strong Writing Skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Experience with Adobe – InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator – preferred

  • Experience with social media

  • Rising senior or recent grad – preferred

  • Experience with video, I-Movie - preferred

Compensation & Commute:

  • Shuttle to office available from Wood Dale METRA stop.

  • $15/hr full-time from May to August


  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility.

  • The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting.

  • Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, vacation and personal/sick plan, as well as, opportunities for professional development and growth. Our newly remodeled Wood Dale office also has an on-site cafeteria and fitness center.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply through the career section on www.aarcorp.com.

AAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.