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2023 Communications Co-Op

Moderna, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Start date
Feb 28, 2023

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The Role:
Moderna is seeking a co-op to support Modernas brand and communications team. This individual will work with the Executive Director, Communications and the Executive Director, Digital Communications on the Corporate Affairs team to assist with digital, social and internal communications.

Our program starts on July 17, 2023, and ends on Dec 15, 2023. All applicants must be available to work full-time for the entire duration of the program and must be willing to relocate to Cambridge, MA.

Heres What Youll Do:

  • Help drive employee engagement through internal communications strategies and tactics related to Modernas business, company culture and CSR activities

  • Help plan and execute Modernas digital communications strategy, including corporate social media channels

  • Write and edit content for the company's intranet, digital signage, email, and social channels

  • Maintain editorial calendars, communication plans and creative development

  • Research trends, evaluate alternative solutions, document outcomes and metrics

  • Assist with measurement and analytics for digital channels

  • Assist with other communications initiatives, as required

Heres What You will Need (Minimum Qualifications)

  • Currently enrolled Junior or Senior studying toward a degree in Marketing, Journalism and other communications-related majors

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Indefinite right to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship now or in the future.

Heres What Youll Bring to the Table (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

  • A high level of initiative, a strong work ethic, creativity and the ability to balance multiple concurrent projects

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • A collaborative, solution-oriented and problem-solving approach to challenges as well as being open-minded to new ideas and approaches

  • Previous co-op or intern experience preferred

  • Must be highly curious, self-motivated, able to work independently, and energized by working in an area of emerging science, medicine and technology

Moderna is pleased to provide you with an innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Free premium access to meditation and mindfulness classes
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    Vacation, sick time and holidays
    Volunteer time to participate within your community
    Discretionary year-end shutdown
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

Candidates should be aware that Moderna currently maintains a policy requiring all US-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive a booster shot once eligible. Newly hired employees must be vaccinated and boosted prior to their employment start date. Moderna is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated or receive a booster where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

About Moderna

In over 10 years since its inception, Moderna has transformed from a research-stage company advancing programs in the field of messenger RNA (mRNA), to an enterprise with a diverse clinical portfolio of vaccines and therapeutics across seven modalities, a broad intellectual property portfolio in areas including mRNA and lipid nanoparticle formulation, and an integrated manufacturing plant that allows for rapid clinical and commercial production at scale. Moderna maintains alliances with a broad range of domestic and overseas government and commercial collaborators, which has allowed for the pursuit of both groundbreaking science and rapid scaling of manufacturing. Most recently, Moderna's capabilities have come together to allow the authorized use and approval of one of the earliest and most effective vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moderna's mRNA platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, and has allowed the development of therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmune diseases. Moderna has been named a top biopharmaceutical employer by Science for the past seven years. To learn more, visit

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a persons race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.




Moderna is advancing messenger RNA (mRNA) science to create a new class of transformative medicines for patients. Moderna’s platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, providing the Company the capability to pursue in parallel a robust pipeline of new development candidates. Moderna is developing therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases and cardiovascular diseases, independently and with strategic collaborators.

mRNA is now a turning point in the history of science, medicine, technology, even humankind itself. With this breakthrough discovery, many of the world’s biggest and most challenging medical problems are no longer a question of “how?” but merely a question of “when?”

Come with us as we pursue the uncharted reaches of possibility and make your mark on the future of medicine.


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