Skip to main content

Internship: Global R&D Disruptive Innovation (Communication & Digital) – Belgium – 2022

Exciting minds with our Internship Programme

Education required: You are regularly enrolled in a Master in: Communications or Digital marketing in an Educational Establishment located in Europe.

Language requirement: English, French

Other requirements:

We are looking for someone who:

  • has strong communication skills, preferably with an educational background in communications.
  • is creative and able to use basic programmes (e.g. PowerPoint, InDesign, Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop, Premier Pro, Windows Movie Maker or Camtasia ) to create communication assets
  • is in the 1st or 2nd year of a Master in Communications, Digital marketing with a Specialization in Community Management, digital Media, Pub, PR.
  • is fluent in French and has excellent command of written and verbal English .
  • is able to write clearly with an audience-centric mindset
  • is ethically grounded due to the nature of information that you will be in contact with.
  • with a keen attention to details.
  • is deadline-driven, flexible with self-reliance to work in an empowered environment.
  • Likes to take initiative, working in a small team and who can focus on delivering assigned work.
  • Start date: January 2022

    Duration: 3 months

    Requisite : The internship must be mandatory & done in the framework of the curriculum, for which an agreement must be signed between GSK, the student and the Educational Establishment.

    Remuneration: according to Belgian legal requirements, the internship will not be paid. However, some expenses will be reimbursed.

    What will you do?

    On our internship programme you’ll receive tailored on-the-job training from industry experts combined with early responsibility to help you to develop and progress.

    Your duties might include:

  • You’ll participating in improving the Disruptive Innovation content strategies and produce highly engaging static and animated/video content tailored to our internal scientific audiences.
  • You’ll collaborate with the Communication & Engagement specialist and communicators across the R&D business to produce content and develop ongoing communication campaign and assets: slides, visual/video assets, content for social media (Workplace platform, LinkedIN). The content itself is scientific in nature and focuses on disruptive innovation. Content channels include Facebook Workplace, Power Apps, digital display, event, email and LinkedIn.
  • Produce and write high-quality and engaging stories for internal audiences
  • You’ll help managing timelines, and content launch execution in conjunction with the Communication & Engagement Specialist, ensuring that final assets are activated on-brand and on-time.
  • Use analytics and tools (Power BI) to advise and inform social media engagement/content plans
  • Assist in organising internal events within GSK
  • Any other ad hoc tasks that may be required.
  • You’ll be excited by the thought of:

    This internship offers a unique opportunity to utilize, enhance and develop skills particular to your studies in a practical and engaging environment! And you will be able to

  • Learn about stakeholder management and project management
  • Understand how internal and external communications supports businesses
  • Learn about the different businesses, and how they all come together
  • Develop a agile mindset
  • Assist and execute communication plans
  • Experience the day-to-day operations in Comms and digital marketing
  • Materializing implementation of business strategies by being part of content and communications development in activities.
  • Develop business acumen skill sets through understanding the strategies applied in a complex environment.
  • Stakeholder Management - Opportunity to work with stakeholders across the organization including Cmmunications, R&D, Technical R&D, Tech, …
  • Project Management Skills – Coordination and facilitation of different crucial elements of a plan execution.
  • Want to solve some of the world’s biggest health challenges?

    With over 300 years of innovation, we’re a science-led global healthcare company that delivers billions of innovative products each year. Join us and help millions of people do more, feel better, live longer.

    GSK Vaccines – Our Vaccines business has a broad portfolio and innovative pipeline of vaccines to protect people of all ages. We deliver over two million vaccine doses per day to people living in over 160 countries.

    Patient-focused Research and Development (R&D) is the heart of our business. Our R&D department seeks to discover and develop new vaccines, to protect against diseases where vaccines are not yet available and to improve on those vaccines that already exist. Part of our R&D programme targets diseases particularly prevalent in the developing world, including the World Health Organisation’s three priority diseases - HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Research into candidate vaccines for other diseases of the developing world, such as dengue are at an earlier stage of development.

    When it comes to developing the vaccines of the future, we’re looking for real experts in their respective fields who are interested in working in the stimulating environment of an international healthcare company.

    We emphasise the value of teamwork and we look for people ready to share our values of transparency, respect, integrity and patient focus.

    We’re 100% open to all talent

    We’re 100% open to all talent – whatever your gender, marital status, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability. We want to recruit the right people for GSK from the widest possible backgrounds, so we can better serve the diversity of our patients and consumers. And also because it’s the right thing to do.

    If you have a disability and require assistance during the course of the selection process, you will have the opportunity to let us know what specific assistance you require in order to make suitable arrangements.

    Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. We believe that we all bring something unique to GSK and when we combine our knowledge, experiences and styles together, the impact is incredible. Come join our adventure at GSK where you will be inspired to do your best work for our patients and consumers. A place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing.

    Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies

    GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.

    Internship: Global R&D Disruptive Innovation (Communication & Digital) – Belgium – 2022

    GSK, Rixensart
    Contract type: 
    R&D, Community Manager
    Degree level: