SAP Intern - Technical Writer Job in Waterloo, Canada

Requisition ID: 127792

Work Area: Communication

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Student

Employment Type: Intern


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

Position Summary:

The Knowledge Management team is an integral part of the Engineering Team. We develop the information critical to our customers' success with our products. Our deliverables include blogs and videos as well programming guides, installation guides, user guides, administration guides, online help, and more. Work closely with professional writers and software developers to gain a real understanding of software documentation. This position is challenging and rewarding, so come prepared to do real work, contribute to the success of an industry leader, and take pride in your accomplishments.

Skills & Qualifications:

The successful applicant must have the following skills:

  • Excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines

  • Solid academic record

Additional assets:

  • Knowledge of accepted technical writing principles and practices

  • Experience with video editing software such as Adobe Captivate

  • Programming or database experience

  • Desire to broaden skills by applying technical writing skills in a development environment

If you possess these skills and have the desire to work with an industry innovator, we want you to join our team!

Start Date: January 2017

Duration: 8 months

Office Location: Waterloo, ON


To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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