COMMUNICATIONS LDP (CLDP)
This program is an exciting avenue for enthusiastic, strategic early-career individuals to gain experience in the fields of internal, external and visual communications in preparation for future leadership roles with Lockheed Martin.
This intensive two-year rotational program delivers a diverse communications experience. In the internal and external communications track, you'll spend one year growing your expertise in employee communications and community relations, followed by another one-year rotation in marketing communications and media relations. For visual communicators, you'll spend two years broadening your skills in visual storytelling, branding, web design, and photo and video production.
Immersed in the inner workings of the world's leading advanced technology company, you'll develop the skills to put you on the fast track to leadership through a number of learning and training opportunities. During the program, you'll also have an opportunity to attend two leadership development conferences and network with professionals and LDP peers from disciplines across the organization - as well as attend an enriching communications workshop at our corporate headquarters.
We also support and encourage our participants to continue their education and provide tuition reimbursement to help you complete your master's degree.
Who can participate?
We accept applicants with relevant communications undergraduate and graduate degrees who have a track record of strong performance in previous positions or internships. Ideal candidates should be flexible and enthusiastic and possess a sincere interest in growing their careers in the technology industry. The program is open to graduating seniors and those with less than five years of professional experience. New program participants start every June, and the selection process starts in the fall.
This isn't just an incredible career move—it's a chance to be on the cutting edge of technology development and to help tell the story of a company that's engineering a better tomorrow.
Join Our Team!
We are now accepting résumés through October 14, 2016. Please make sure to follow the instructions provided for each track (for example, Visual Communications candidates should provide a URL to an online portfolio sample). Also, while each job description states that the position is located in Stratford, Conn., there are a variety of locations possible where our CLDP's can work.
We have provided details below for each track along with a link to the specific job description. Please submit your information to the one that best applies to you:
Internal/External Communications Track
- Communications LDP Associate (Job ID 363647BR) — candidates with public relations-related majors who are current seniors and/or recent graduates (within one year or less) holding a bachelor's or master's degree.
- Communications LDP (Job ID 363575BR) — candidates with public relations-related degrees who have over one year of experience in the workforce.
Visual Communications Track
- Communications LDP Associate (Job ID 363572BR) — candidates with graphic arts/design-related degrees who are current seniors and/or recent graduates (within one year or less) holding a bachelor's or master's degree.
- Communications LDP (Job ID 363567BR) — candidates with graphic arts/design-related degrees who have over one year of experience in the workforce.
For more information, please contact our Program Managers: