SpartanNash Intern Corporate Affairs/Communications in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Looking for a great place to launch your career? We’re looking for individuals who are ambitious, willing to learn and grow, and who share our values and cultural beliefs . We’ll provide many ways to quickly expand your knowledge, along with programs such as tuition reimbursement to help you keeping moving forward. Whether you are a high school student looking for your first job, a college student seeking a summer internship or a college graduate ready for that challenging first role, SpartanNash offers a fantastic opportunity for a fast start.

Interns in the Corporate Affairs/Communications Department will:

  • Create short corporate videos to align with our employment brand to be used in internal communications and external social media initiatives

  • Use internal communications and social media platforms to promote campaigns

  • Engage with associates in all business units, capturing photos for campaigns, special events and branding initiatives

  • Engage with associates in all business units, capturing associate testimonials (video/photo/written) of “Life at SpartanNash” for internal and external initiatives

  • and work to place the above content within our careers website and other digital tools. Minimum Skills - Educational Requirements:

  • Currently between the junior and senior year at a college or university.

  • Desired Major is in Communications, Film, Digital Media or Digital Marketing

  • Candidates must possess:

  • Video creation and editing skills

  • Project management skills

  • MS Office

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Video portfolio of past projects

  • The ability to multi-task

  • Must also demonstrate the ability to be a team player and a self starter.

Position Summary

Responsible to work in assigned department and complete specific duties and projects; department opportunities may vary each year. Interns will learn about employment opportunities with the Company and have an opportunity to apply educational studies within the work environment.

Minimum Requirements


High School Diploma (Required)

or equivalent (GED).

Some College Degree (Preferred)

Must be a junior or senior enrolled in a bachelors program with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Responsibilities and Essential Duties

Complete specific duties and projects within assigned division/department.

Responsible to complete or participate in at least one strategic project during the internship and give a short presentation to the executive team that showcases the project.

Participate in learning opportunities that may include: tours of our warehouses and retail stores, a community service event (ie.Habitat for Humanity, Kids Food Basket, or Special Olympics), a presentation skills workshop and/or a culinary cooking team building workshop, etc.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Knowledge, Skills Abilities

Good written and verbal communication skills. Good organizational, prioritization and detail oriented skills. Ability to take initiatives and seek opportunities to learn in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of MS Office products.

Physical Requirement

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The associate is frequently required to sit/stand/walk. May be required to travel. While performing the duties of this position, the associate is subject to a typical office environment and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


General office equipment (i.e., computer, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, etc.)