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Technical Writer/Documentation Specialist Summer Internship

Are you looking for a great company to work for and use the information you've gained in school? Well Trek and this opportunity might just be it for you! Our interns will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced and knowledgeable individuals in the field.
Think you have what it takes to intern at the best bike company in the world? This internship will provide you with the opportunity to put your coursework to use in practical applications. The job grows or shrinks depending on your true capabilities.
Check out the detailed job description below and apply today if you have the skills and drive to take on the responsibilities!
For this opportunity, the individual can start as soon as December 2019.
This is an assistant technical communications position. In addition to technical writing duties, this position will work closely with the Communications Specialist to develop the documents needed for various team’s products. You will assist in the management of each document project, working with our Product, Marketing, and Production Design teams to develop best-in-class documentation from concept to delivery.
Position Description:
We are seeking a talented Technical Writer/Documentation Specialist/Intern to join our team. 
  • Work with the development teams to design, create, and revise various types of engineering and technical documents (manuals, bulletins, instructions)
  • Collaborate with the Design Team to create illustrations within documentation
  • Assist in the management of the Tech Com projects for each team from conception to delivery
  • Be proactive in the editing and proofing of technical documents
  • Maintain Trek’s website library of documents
  • Speak to our website audience in a witty, conversational tone
You will also work with our Legal Department on an on-going basis to ensure our documents cover Trek’s legal requirements.
Communication and organization are the key elements to this role.
  • A strong desire to help create best-in-class documents for Trek Bicycle Company
  • Degree (or working towards a degree) in English with Technical Communications emphasis
  • Experience in Microsoft Office suite, plus desktop publishing experience
  • Early adopter of leading-edge communication and web technology
  • Ability to work with others in a collaborative environment
  • Bicycle knowledge and industry experience a plus
  • Awareness of liability issues and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • This position will need to sit out of our headquarters in Waterloo, WI.