Public Relations Intern (Paid)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write Intern in the email subject line.