Public Relations Intern (Paid)

Location
New York
Posted
Jul 28, 2009
Closes
Aug 27, 2009
Contact
Ms. Allyns Melendez
Duration
Internship
The program is set up to provide students and recent graduates with valuable, practical experience and identify candidates for permanent, entry-level positions in the firm.

We have several internship openings still available for Fall 2009!

Interns have the opportunity and are expected to:

Write first draft of press releases
Build media lists
Conduct select media research and outreach
Attend at least one client meeting
Work at least one event and/or attend a networking event with account staff
Participate in brainstorming sessions
Contribute to the development of new programs and ideas
Provide administrative support to account teams as needed

Interested candidates must meet the following requirements:

Upper classmen standing or recent graduate
Public relations, communications, Journalism or English major
Have a strong interest in public relations as a career (not advertising, marketing or event planning). This program is designed for candidates who feel strongly about working in public relations. Experience with travel, real estate or food, wine & spirits is a plus.
Available a minimum of 20 hours per week for fall and spring semesters; 30 hours per week for the summer semester.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Team player, willing to take on any task, large or small. Must also be proactive, organized and have the ability to multi-task.
Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines with strong attention to detail.

*** Internship pays $7.25 per hour. Only interested individuals should apply. ***


If you meet the above requirements and would like the opportunity to work with and learn from some of the industrys brightest minds, please send your cover letter, resume and writing samples as a Word or PDF document to interns@quinnandco.com. Please write Intern in the email subject line.

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