Our interns learn about video and print production, media training, research, crisis communications, speech writing, media placement, event planning, publication design and a host of other topics. These areas will help provide you with a strong public relations background and technical skills.
Responsibilities may include:
- Developing and updating media lists
- Monitoring and tracking media
- Writing media updates
- Creating clip reports
- Preparing media pitch letters
- Writing fact sheets and backgrounders
- Assisting with the development of press releases
- Assisting in event coordination
- Participating in research for new business opportunities and client presentations
- Providing account team support
Candidates for B.A. or B.S., preferably with specialization in journalism, communications, public relations, business, marketing, political science, English or related course of study. Excellent writing skills are a must. You must be able to work full-time Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm. A passionate interest in public relations. Previous internships or extracurricular activities, including membership in PRSSA a plus. The internship program is designed for students in their senior year and recent graduates, however we will accept applications from motivated juniors as long as their available to work full-time.
In your application, please indicate which of the four divisions below is of most interest to you:
- Consumer Health and Wellness
- Social Marketing
- Online Strategy
- Public Affairs
The deadline to apply for a spring internship is December 16, 2011.
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