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Content Developer Intern (Evanston, IL)

ZS is a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results. From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations and technology, we leverage our deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world. Our most valuable asset is our people—a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated. ZSers are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industries ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel and transportation, and beyond.

ZS’ Corporate Support teams operate the firm’s core internal enterprise functions. Our global teams comprise team-oriented, pragmatic and results-driven people who thrive in a challenging work environment. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a passion for quality customer service and dedication—whether our customer is a client or another ZS employee.


This person will work approximately 20-25 hours per week; hours can be flexible and worked around classes. The length of this internship is 6 months, but may be extended based on performance and work volume. Qualified applicants will have the skills detailed below and appropriate work experience.


  • Produce articulate and well formatted documentation by leveraging technical knowledge, writing abilities and communication skills while deriving insights from subject matter experts (SMEs).
    • Examples: Blogs, Newsletters, Videos, Social Media, Whitepapers
  • Work on multiple projects at once while meeting hard and soft deadlines.
  • Use tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe InDesign, Snagit, Camtasia, OneDrive and other documentation tools.
  • Take immediate responsibility for project deliverables.
  • Maintain and update content on an internal site to deliver content throughout the organization.


  • Candidates should be entering their Sophomore, Junior or Senior year of college.
  • Minimum of age 18, high school diploma and some college experience preferred.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA and a strong academic background in Technical Writing, Computer Science or English - Writing.
  • Writing samples which demonstrate writing abilities, especially focused on technical documentation and technology.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Products, Camtasia.
  • High motivation, good work ethic, maturity and personal initiative.
  • Effective oral and very strong written communication skills.
  • Able to type fast and take very detailed notes.
  • Strong attention to detail, with a quality-focused mindset.
  • Self-discipline and self-drive for planning and organizing tasks.
  • Aptitude for, and enjoyment of, working in a variety of teams.
  • Candidates must possess authorization to work permanently in the US.


ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is desirable. 
Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application, including a cover letter expressing interest and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.
ZS offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, complete medical/dental/life insurance programs and retirement savings benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago