Strategic Student Program: Digital Taxonomy Intern (Summer 2023)

Job Description

Siemens Digital Industries Software 

Strategic Student Program (SSP) 

Discover your career with us at Siemens Digital Industries Software! 

We are a leading global software company dedicated to the world of computer aided design, 3D modeling and simulation— helping innovative global manufacturers design better products, faster!  With the resources of a large company, and the energy of a software start-up, we have fun together while creating a world class software portfolio. Our culture encourages creativity, welcomes fresh thinking and focuses on growth, so our people, our business, and our customers can achieve their full potential.  
We’re currently recruiting co-ops and interns for our Summer 2023 Strategic Student Program. Our co-op positions will allow you to find a career path that most inspires you. Here, you will apply your education to solve real-world problems, and turn theory into practice. At Siemens, our goal is to empower our students to become the next leaders of our company.  

We have positions available in software development, user experience, data management, technical marketing, engineering consulting, and research & design innovation. More information on our specific roles are included in this document.  
Baseline Requirements: 
  • Currently enrolled as a undergraduate student 
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA  
  • Preferred sophomore or junior status 

  • Victorious daily ping pong tournaments  
  • Paid volunteer time off 
  • Employee discounts at our top customer sites 
  • Networking with our global leaders 
  • Mentorship from senior engineers 
  • Individual career development planning  
  • Professional and technical workshops 
  • Energetic student community 
  • Leadership opportunities 
  • Potential for full time offers after university graduation and completion of the program  

Digital Taxonomist (Marketing)

Siemens Digital Industries Software is developing our marketing taxonomy, and you’re going to help us take it to the next level. You will join a globally distributed team working to identify and organize our key concepts so that we can communicate more clearly with our customers. Using Synaptica Graphite, you will work closely with our senior Digital Taxonomist to take input from our business stakeholders and construct taxonomies and ontologies. You will work with user experience, software engineering, and content production teams to connect the data with our marketing websites. As part of the Content Production & Optimization team, you’ll also gain insight into other disciplines such as content strategy, SEO strategy, and Agile development practices.

You should have a basic understanding of key taxonomical concepts and standards (such as SKOS), strong organizational skills and attention to detail (if you organize your closet by style and color, this is the role for you). You are highly self-motivated, have clear communication skills, excellent written English skills, proficiency with Microsoft tools (SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), and interest in working in a collaborative team environment. 

You will champion projects that allow you to:

  • Gain exposure to other areas of web development and content management
  • Make a significant impact in the development of our marketing taxonomy
  • Gain exposure to other areas of web development and content management
  • Develop proficiency with industry-standard systems used in managing the taxonomy

Organizational requirement

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate (preferred Junior or later status) or graduate student
  • Completed or currently enrolled in classes related to Information Science, Library Science, Informatics or related fields
  • Major in Information Science, Library Science or Informatics preferred
  • Excellent oral and written English skills
  • Basic understanding and working experience with Microsoft Office tools

The hourly range for this position is $22.00 to $50.00. Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to employees. Details regarding our benefits can be found here: In addition, this position is eligible for time off in accordance with Company policies, including paid sick leave and paid volunteer time off. 


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Student (Not Yet Graduated)

Full / Part time: Part-time temporary

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