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Technical Writer Intern

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Location: Minneapolis, MN, United States
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Summer Intern Program: May 20, 2024 August 9, 2024

Description

Mativ is a global leader in specialty materials headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The Company offers a wide range of critical components and engineered solutions to solve our customers most complex challenges. With over 7,500 employees worldwide, we manufacture on four continents and generate sales in more than 100 countries. We offer a wide range of premium applications across diversified and growing end markets, from filtration to healthcare to sustainable packaging. Our broad portfolio of technologies combines polymers, fibers, and resins to optimize the performance of our customers products across multiple stages of the value chain. Our leading positions are a testament to our best-in-class global manufacturing, supply chain, and materials science capabilities. We drive innovation and enhance performance, finding potential in the impossible.

Mativ is currently searching for a Technical Writer Intern to join our Minneapolis, MN Plant Team for Summer 2024. This intern position is an excellent opportunity to learn and contribute to creating and revising technical documents such as manuals, reports, brochures and/or articles.We are looking for an enthusiastic and results-driven intern to support the Minneapolis, MN Plant location.

The Mativ Summer Internship Program is scheduled to start on May 20, 2024 August 9, 2024. Our paid internship offers a well-rounded experience including meaningful work, dedicated intern management, community service, professional development, and more.

Responsibilities

  • Writes and edits technical documents including reference manuals and product manuals.
  • Writes and edits procedural documentation such as user guides and manuals.
  • Determines the type of publication that will best serve the project requirements.
  • Meets with engineers, programmers, and project managers to learn about specific products or processes.
  • Researches product samples to fully understand product.
  • Assesses the audience needs for whom the technical and procedural documentation is intended; adjusts tone and technical terms used to meet those needs and to ensure understanding.
  • Plans writing processes and sets timelines and deadlines.
  • Creates or works with graphic designers to create diagrams, charts, and other visual aids to assist readers in understanding a product or process.
  • Gathers feedback from customers, designers, and manufacturers to improve technical documents.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in English, Technical Writing or related discipline.
  • Minimum GPA-3.0.
  • Internship or work experience preferred.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent writing and grammatical skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to present complex data in clear, concise text.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to work independently.
  • Ability to edit and proofread work of colleagues.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • A team player with exceptional organizational and technical skills
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Demonstrated project management skills and ability to balance multiple assignments at once
  • Desire to make a strong contribution in a continuous learning environment, while enhancing their readiness for a full-time career

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position

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