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Technical Editor (Summer Intern)


What sets a GDIT internship experience apart from other organizations in the industry?

GDIT’s Summer Internship Program is designed with you in mind!  Our internship provides you the opportunity to be a part of a collaborative team that is helping to solve our clients’ most challenging matters. Throughout GDIT’s 10-week Summer Internship Program, you will have the opportunity to do the following:
  • Work side-by-side with GDIT professionals delivering work for clients. 
  • Collaborate with a team of peers to research and propose solutions to a current business challenge. 
  • Participate in a mentoring circle led by an early career champion.
  • Interact with GDIT leaders.
  • Participate in professional development.

How You’ll Make this Internship Opportunity Your Own

We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic Technical Editor that will provide writing and editing support to GDIT’s proposal responses to Government Requests for Proposal (RFP) in GDIT’s effort to win new and recompete for existing business. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to learn and participate in the creating of proposal responses, specifically around staffing. You will learn how to analyze Government RFPs, create content that specifically aligns with the Government’s requirements, while developing content that is compelling. Additionally, this opportunity will help you acquire key technical writing and editing skills that align with GDIT’s Growth Proposal Center (GPC). We are seeking an individual who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves and illustrate their desire to learn about the world of proposals through their work productivity.

A Day in the Life

  • Support the creation of proposal content using GPC best practices and aligned with Government requirements
  • Work with a team of GPC professionals that will mentor you and teach you how the world of RFPs and proposals work at GDIT
  • Edit proposal content created by other writers based on GPC’s style guide and instruction from Proposal Managers

The Must-Haves

  • Currently enrolled in an associate's, bachelor's or master's degree program in Communications, English, Journalism, or other related major, or other related field from a United States-based college or university or high school (must be over the age of 16)
  • A strong desire to write and edit
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Excel, and Teams)

What You’ll Need to Deliver Your Best Every Day

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills are required, including editing and proofreading
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is required in performing all functions of this position
  • Ability to build meaningful relationships with manager and members of your team in a remote environment
  • Self-aware enough to identify and correct your mistakes, and not be afraid to ask for help when needed
  • Prioritize tasks and responsibilities
  • Active in seeking out ways to develop yourself and gain new knowledge personally and professionally
  • Positive energy and an engaging personality
  • Intuitiveness with an ability to identify and solve complex problems related to rapidly changing technology 
  • A sense of genuine, intellectual curiosity and a nimble mindset

What you Offer as a Stand-Out Candidate

  • Previous work experience related to your field of study
  • Published articles or essays
  • Familiarity with writing and editing

GDIT interns are paid and full-time (40 hours/week) for 10 consecutive weeks with starting on June 6, 2022. Applicants should have a minimum of one semester remaining in their studies after their internship concludes. Take the first step and apply today!

Note: We receive a high volume of applications and review them on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Our goal is to follow up with you within two weeks of your application.