Internships

Posted below are internship opportunities for public relations students

INTERESTED IN MORE INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES?

Visit the Hofstra Career Center, MEOJobs, internships.com or indeed.com to find more!

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General Motors Internship

Summer 2017

GM is looking for its next batch of communications interns for Summer 2017. Our internships are not “making copies and coffee” type of internships. GM Communications internships involve real work and generate real results for the company. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to learn and hone skills in media relations, internal communications, speech writing, event planning and many other aspects of PR. Our interns also receive tremendous access and exposure to GM’s top Communications Executives.

The minimal qualifications for our internships are:

  • Be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree (communications, journalism or public relations degrees preferred)
  • Have not completed all graduation requirements before the end of internship
  • Have the right to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Willingness to relocate as job assignments will be located in metro Detroit

A list of the 2017 internships and instructions on applying are available at www.gmcommsinternships.com. The deadline for applications is October 25, 2016.

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FleishmanHillard Fellowship

FleishmanHillard is pleased to announce that we will be accepting applications for our 2016 Alfred Fleishman Diversity Fellowship from November 1, 2015 through March 1, 2016 (with priority review given to those that apply before February 1). Interested students may visit our website for additional information regarding application requirements and qualifications. We are exciting about this opportunity and want to make sure we are able to get the word out to as many viable participants possible, as it is such a great experience for those entering the PR profession.

Our current fellows have had the opportunity to work on client projects, media relations, events, new business pitches, and many other practical experiences in the field of integrated communications. Fellows are engaged in promoting diversity across FleishmanHillard as well as in their local communities. The fellowships are six-to-twelve months in duration, offering a challenging work experience in one of our U.S. offices. The program includes a competitive pay, professional development and senior-level mentorship. In addition, company benefits such as medical insurance, 401k, vacation and sick leave are included.  At the end of the assignment, fellows are given strong consideration for full-time positions with FleishmanHillard based on their job performance and the needs of the business.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at DiversityFellowship@fleishman.com.

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Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing, LLC Paid Internship

Spring Internship

If you have a passion for sports and entertainment, and have aspirations to one day work in this industry, then Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing, LLC. is the internship for you!

Burns works with the nation’s largest PR Firms, Corporations, Ad Agencies, Colleges, and Associations helping them select and hire celebrities and athletes to bring their campaigns and events to life.

Burns is looking for exceptional students to intern in one of our four company divisions:
AD, PR, Business Development/Social Media and Business Development/Agency Relations
Interns receive hands-on training covering contracts, research methods, use of the database, as well as general office skills. Interns assist Burns executives with all aspects of spokesperson and endorsement campaigns; speaking engagements and events; and business development initiatives. Interns participate in the creative side of the business by involvement in brainstorming sessions, researching celebrities and athletes for possible campaigns and events, and compiling full bios for client proposals. In addition, interns assist with event/campaign logistics and customer service tasks.

This is a full-time internship for school credit (unpaid) and located in the Chicago area.

Please send your resume and cover letter via e-mail to Janell.Santiago@BurnsEnt.com
Please check out the Burns website for additional information www.BurnsEnt.com

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Tha L. Spot Ent. & P.R. LLC Seeks Interns

October Part Time/Full Time Job and Spring Internship

We are seeking motivated, ambitious and creative interns who want to learn, receive hands on experience and increase their skills in public relations and journalism for a small company. Interns must be able to work as a team and individually for assignments. For most of the duration of the internship, interns will be able to work from home unless stated otherwise from company. Interns must be able to receive college school credit for internship as this is an unpaid internship.

Tha L. Spot Ent. & P.R. LLC is a company that provides public relations services for clients in music, entertainment and special events/projects, as well as, event planning and photography. We focus on networking and recognizing talents, brands, and the community. We have a blog thalspot.com which provides media coverage for topics in music, entertainment, fashion, businesses, community and any up-and-coming industries. Thalspotentpr.com Thalspot.com

We are looking for interns for the following positions:

Public Relations Assistant

Responsibilities: To assist public relations director with media database, drafting press releases, media outreach, developing and executing strategies/campaigns for clients, events, email marketing, social media monitoring for company and clients, scheduling meetings and updating company calendar.

Availability: Must be available at least 1-2 days per week from 10am to 5pm to do assignments from company. Some days you may work from home and others you may meet with the public relations director.

 Journalist/Media Correspondent

Responsibilities: To write 2 full-length (4-5 paragraph) articles per week for thalspot.com on topics such as independent music, entertainment, small businesses, fashion, beauty, and community. And, do at least 3 on-camera event coverage of the duration of the internship.

Availability: Deadline for articles to be emailed to editor is due every Friday by 11:59pm which can be done from home. However, must be available to cover at least 3 events, which will be chosen based on your availability.

Videographer/Editor

Responsibilities: To video record at least 3 event coverage and have them edited for website thalspot.com no later than one week from each event. And, once a week to attend meetings, projects, events, etc with company to capture behind-the-scenes footage to then turn into two separate 3-5 minute reels for intern to use for their portfolio and for company to use for promotional use.

Availability: Must be available once a week which days can vary each week for 6-8 hours.   

Requirements: Must be majoring in public relations, marketing, journalism, and/or broadcast journalism.

To apply for internship, please email Jessica Lanice C., Jessica.lanice@thalspot.com with your resume, cover letter (include your career/life goals), and any samples of your work (if applicable). Please include in subject which position you are applying for.

 

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 Christopher Morley Tennis (“CMT”) paid internship

CMT is an $11M, 10-indoor court tennis club located in Christopher Morley Park in Roslyn, NY.  CMT organizes tennis lesson, league, and court time programs for players of all ages and levels on a year-round basis.  In addition, CMT runs CMT/Sportspro Summer Camp, an all-sports summer camp in Christopher Morley Park utilizing 100 acres of park facilities including tennis, golf, swimming, baseball, basketball, volleyball, hiking trails, playground, and more.  CMT also runs tennis programs on 17 indoor tennis courts at the legendary Port Washington Tennis Academy (“PWTA”) in Port Washington, NY.

CMT seeks a college junior, senior, or graduate intern to manage, expand, and/or launch a variety of social media platforms for its three businesses.  This intern should be majoring in coursework related to social media and seeking a career in that field.   CMT is currently in the process of relaunching the CMT and PWTA websites and has existing Facebook pages.  CMT hopes to launch Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and other appropriate digital platforms.

This intern will work directly with and receive active mentoring from the President/Managing Director of our three businesses.  S/he will be trained on our businesses and on our vision for an expanded social media campaign, but s/he should have the ability to express her/his own vision as well.  S/he should have a sophisticated understanding of strategies for growing viewership and followers and maintaining a “living” social media presence.  This intern should have the confidence to build relationships within the organization so s/he can pro-actively and successfully gather the stories, photos, promotions, etc. needed to maintain a dynamic, living digital presence. It would be very helpful if this intern is a tennis player or tennis enthusiast.

The CMT Social Media Internship can begin as soon as the appropriate intern is identified and ready to start. The internship requires a minimal 3-month commitment. The internship offers a $500 per 15 week semester stipend.

Eric Fromm, President/Managing Director
Christopher Morley Tennis
efromm@cmttennis.com

 

 

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5th Column PR

Intern

The 5th Column PR is a privately owned strategic PR consultancy with 8
employees working across New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Dubai with our
global HQ based in New York City. We are currently seeking an Intern to join our team starting immediately,
ideally, the candidate is currently studying communications/PR or is a recent
graduate with a relative degree. Clients will include spirits, hospitality, fashion,
tech, entertainment, and lifestyle brands.

Candidate must be a self­-starter, eager to learn, reliable and a great
communicator.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Develop and maintain media lists and editorial calendars
• Client and Editor Research
• News monitoring and clipping
• Assist in writing press materials
• Provide creative brainstorming assistance
• Assist with on­site support at client events
• Fluent in Social Media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

Please forward your resume with the subject line ‘5th Column Internship’ to: Jorge@The5thColumnPR.com

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Paramount Pictures

Field Marketing and Promotions Intern

Description:

  • Pitch college groups and outlets in the Greater New York City area.
  • Plan, coordinate and execute promotional marketing events for the college demographic by implementing marketing directives from the studio and developing contacts with various retail outlets and college organizations.
  • Liaison between college print, TV, and radio outlets to promote upcoming films.
  • Prepare and submit weekly status reports and final reports for executed events and promotions.
  • Assist at special events such as Press Junkets, Screenings and Premieres.
  • Assist with daily administrative tasks such as: FedEx, Messengering, Answering Phones & Compiling Research.

For additional information, please email sophie.e.krall@gmail.com       

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Korg USA

Marketing Intern

Korg USA Inc. is looking for a creative, media-savvy, Public Relations and Marketing intern who is hungry to learn and excited to contribute to the growth of the Music Instrument Industries leading brands.

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gather social media content for our brands
  • Assist with implementing consumer contests
  • Assist with NAMM preparations
  • Work with digital marketing manager – collect data to help measure and improve email marketing and gather social media stats
  • Help coordinate local events and artist clinics • Sit in on creative meetings to help with current and future marketing campaigns
  • Assisting with the writing and distribution of news releases
  • Assisting with the maintenance of media databases
  • Comfortable making calls to Pitch story ideas to select media outlets

The above description / responsibilities cover the most significant duties performed and do not exclude other work assignments within the scope of the position.

REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Creative thinker
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Highly motivated, responsible and enthusiastic
  • Ability to multitask
  • Computer skills, including MS Office applications, email, online navigation

Candidates should be seeking a degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or related field. Interest in a communications-related career and additional formal knowledge such as previous course work, internhsips with PR firms, or work with professional communications depts./teams are highly desired. Experience with and/or interest in the music industry a plus.

If interested email your resume to jobs@korgusa.com

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Aspectus PR

Job Title: Intern

The Intern is responsible for assisting with implementing and monitoring projects within a specific set of accounts under the direction of the Account Manager. S/he will work closely with and support the needs of the account teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Basic understanding of principles of PR
  • Basic understanding of clients’ business
  • Participation in brainstorms when invited by the Account Manager
  • Read and identify media clips from clipping services and on-line resources
  • Assist with monitoring client competition coverage
  • Pitch the media under the direction of the Account Manager
  • Assist with preparation of press kits for distribution
  • Update media lists
  • Assist with compilation of media coverage reports
  • Draft pitch letters and/or email pitch memos to vendors with the approval of the Account Manager
  • Conduct and compile research
  • Basic understanding of key client information, including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers and competitors in the marketplace
  • Basic understanding of research and media list building tools (i.e.Factiva, Bloomberg)
  • Track features, awards, events, and speaking opportunities for clients, as outlined within the PR plan

Press and Media Relations

  • Proactively identify coverage opportunities for clients in relevant media.
  • Take an avid interest in, and keep up-to-date with all relevant media – including key contacts, titles, audience and circulation – and keep abreast of current affairs to ensure client media pitches and storylines are topical and relevant in a wider context
  • Make time to read all relevant publications, both printed and online – including blogs and social media.
  • Manage press lists and forward features tracking to ensure all relevant media and contacts are up to date, facilitate timely and accurate distribution of press releases and other client collateral, and ensure that no relevant media opportunities are missed.
  • Serve the media to the highest professional standards, nurturing strong relationships with journalists, and securing coverage for clients.

Business Developments

  • Contribute to Aspectus PR’s blog under the direct supervision of Account Manager
  • Keep personal Aspectus Twitter handle regularly updated.
  • Engage in Aspectus PR’s Buddy Scheme to cultivate communication across different areas of the business, and actively participate in the culture of Aspectus PR.

To apply, email cover letter and resume with the subject line ‘Intern Application’ to Nicole Lombardo 

nicole.lombardo@aspectuspr.com

 

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Relevance New York

Relevance New York is looking for PR interns!  We are looking for public relations dynamos, that have an interest in real estate, hospitality and luxury good clients. All applicants must be currently enrolled in school, be able to receive college credit and commit at least 2-3 days a week. Intern experience preferred.

Internship description:

  • Update media lists
  • Regularly clip, file digital and print press placements
  • Assist with pitches and press releases
  • Help assemble media lists
  • Assist with editorial calendars
  • Research in Cision
  • Help research new columns, publications and blogs to pitch
  • Assist with compiling reports
  • Help manage publication library
  • Proactively come up with PR and social media ideas for Relevance New York
  • Help pull content for social media
  • Google research
  • Organize and stay on top of to-do list, meet deadlines
  • Read industry and consumer publications
  • Report to account staff
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude


Send all resumes and cover letters to hello@relevancenewyork.com.

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Winters Bros. Waste Systems

Intern  

Winters Bros. Waste Systems is the premier waste services and recycling company on Long Island.  We are currently offering an internship in the Company for a highly qualified individual with interests in government affairs, news media relations, marketing, social media, public affairs, community relations and/or environmental science.  This position will assist the Winters Bros. staff with various communications projects.

Duties:

  • Update and maintain list of media contacts (newspaper, TV, radio, web, others)
    Work with staff to develop communication strategies and talking points for Winters Bros. operations and specific issues.
  • Work with staff to write and distribute media advisories and press releases.
  • Develop and implement a strategy to increase public awareness and understanding of Winters Bros.
  • Track news reports about Winters Bros. and general industry issues.
  • Assist in providing media and communications training.
  • Assist in coordinating special events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (communications, political science, natural sciences, journalism, or public policy) preferred or undergraduate work with relevant major and/or strong interest or experience in communications and public affairs.
  • Excellent analytical, writing and communication skills and the ability to conduct research and work in a consistent, efficient and timely manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Willingness to organize press information, prepare mailings, write articles for publication and correspond with various audience members.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced work environment.
  • General enthusiasm and strong commitment to teamwork.

Stipend: A monthly stipend to defray commuting and other costs is available.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to:

Will Flower, Vice President of Corporate and Public Affairs
Winters Bros. Waste Systems
1198 Prospect Avenue
Westbury, NY  11590

Web site:  wintersbros.com
E-mail:  will@wintersbros.com

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The intern will work to broaden his or her understanding of the communication/public relations process by working at a Long Island based company. The intern will work with internal staff to further the mission of Winters Bros., through education and community outreach activities. The intern will be exposed to many aspects of PR, journalism, advertising, marketing, community relations, crisis management, public outreach and publicity in a company/business environment.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Must possess typing and computer skills and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Desk top publishing, etc…
  • Must have an eye for detail and possess strong organizational skills and be dependable.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written skills.
  • Must be able to work occasional evening and weekends.
  • Must possess creativity and be able to display that in his or her work.
  • Must be comfortable with public speaking.

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Alliance For Women In Media

The Alliance for Women in Media is seeking a student(s) interested in an internship program to impact and influence this trailblazing organization. Through recognition events such as the Gracies and Women in Series as well as creating programming, AWM is creating relevant and meaningful connections for women in media.

Intern Projects:

  • Write/commission a blog every two weeks on topics as designated by AWM Staff
  • Research events and publications that match the AWM market and find vendors that would be potential sponsors for AWM and the Gracies. Locate an appropriate contact for staff to reach out to.
  • Research media companies that are not currently entering for Gracie awards and find an appropriate contact to reach out to for an invite to enter.
  • Write a piece on the history of the Beverly Wilshire and Cipriani – why they fit The Gracies as event locations.
  • Edit the Behind the Bio series and the Women in Sports pieces and put into a format that could be downloaded. Also research and recommend most effective web platform for promotion and usage.
  • Continue researching “Where are they now” for the Gracies. Look at past Gracie honorees and capture stories of those who have moved to new positions or roles that would be relevant or noteworthy. Step two would be finding contact information for the most noteworthy “where are they now” stories to reach out to for interviews or quotes.
  • Research articles, research pieces or other newsworthy content that would be relevant to include in Fast Forward newsletter, social or on the website.
  • Interview Salon and Gracies Chairs for website.
  • Create content depository for weekly Facebook posts with an interesting article about a past Gracie winner or a link to a past Gracie winning piece.
  • Research and collect Facebook, Twitter and Instagram handles for all 2016 Gracie winners and put in a spreadsheet.
  • Research and create a database of colleges, universities or other resources to promote AWMF scholarships and student opportunities.

Candidate Requirements:

  • An undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in journalism, public relations, English or related field.
  • Strong writing, editing and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, basic HTML coding and web CMS management. Design software a benefit.
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

To apply, contact Becky Brooks (becky.brooks@allwomeninmedia.org)

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Avior Executive Search, Inc.

Marketing/Social Media Intern

We are seeking a Marketing/Social Media Intern on a part-time basis. The internship will start immediately and can be ongoing for the right individual(s). This is a unique opportunity for an entrepreneurial bi lingual social media savvy student with very strong research and social media skills. The right person should be articulate, confident and extroverted. Our firm offers outstanding mentor ship and is looking for someone with the ability to learn and the aptitude to engage people and build relationships. Fluency in Spanish is required Portuguese would be a huge plus. Candidates must be able to commute to Melville, New York to be considered for this position.

The successful intern will be required to commit to 12 to 16 hours (2 or 3 days) a week. This is a paid internship.

DUTIES/OBJECTIVES:

  • Develop marketing & Social media campaigns targeted to firms and individuals within the International Wealth Management marketplace with strong emphasis on Latin American Private Banks, Brokerage firms, Family offices, RIA’s, Asset Managers and Hedge Funds.
  • Strong bi lingual communication written and verbal skills by phone, email, and through other media outlets such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to contact directly into targeted companies and individuals to promote Avior’s branding and social media presence.
  • Function as the administrator for Twitter, Constant Contact, Avior website and Linked In company page to post all updates and fresh data.
  • Conduct Linked In recruiter advanced people searches to identify qualified professionals (candidates) for the firm.
  • Perform data entry in Avior’ s proprietary ATS system
  • Assist CEO of Avior in client presentations & Industry conferences
  • Function as a bi lingual translator and assist the CEO through verbal & written communication with International clientele & applicants of the firm.
  • Actively involved with identifying potential passive candidates for searches and tactfully engage with candidates via connection requests, LinkedIn Mails and/or email to best support the Wealth Management recruitment team in conducting talent searches.
  • Identify and create target company lists, conduct and present company information as well as candidate names, titles, and contact information for individuals with positions and responsibilities relevant to our Executive searches, while keeping diversity efforts in the forefront of each search.
  • Monitor industry trends and new business initiatives in competitive industries, share information with the team as appropriate, and maintain data in research database on a real time basis.

If interested, contact Alan Goldstein at alan@aviorsearch.com

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Long Beach Latino Civic Association, Inc.

Public Relations Intern

Community Based organization seeking intern who will work closely with Executive Director in community outreach, event management and relationship development. This individual will represent the organization at community events as well as partake in administrative tasks related to public relations and sponsorship requests.

Job Duties Include:

  • Help to develop a public relations plan identifying targeted markets within the Hispanic and non-Hispanic arenas
  • Help to develop and implement PR strategy
  • Assist in maintaining content for print, electronic and social media to communicate information to sponsors and community in Spanish
  • Maintain clear, inspiring and upbeat voice for newsletters, brochures, Web content and annual report
  • Assist with community communication strategies and with the help of executive director response, reply to sensitive issues and inquiries as needed
  • Assist in monitoring and measuring the effectiveness of ongoing programs
  • Work with staff to identify ways to use messaging to increase and retain community involvement through social media
  • Accept additional duties and responsibilities as directed

Requirements:

  • Bilingual: Must be able to read, write and speak fluently in both English and Spanish
  • Creative thinker: Must possess problem solving and decision making skills
  • Knowledge of basic computer programs and office equipment

To apply please email cover letter and resume to Helen Dorado Alessi at: lblatinocivic@yahoo.com

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Mather Hospital

Public Relations Intern

Qualifications:

  • Two years of college or a Bachelor Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing or English
  • Strong communication and organized skills

Duties:

  • Updating online sites
  • Preparing digital analytics
  • Proofreading
  • Writing
  • Clerical duties

This is a paid internship opportunity. If interested, email resume by visiting the link to the job listing.

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United Way of Long Island

Marketing & Communications Intern:

Marketing & Communications intern will work with the marketing team to develop and implement United Way marketing materials, special events and public relations stories to achieve established objectives for United Way of Long Island.

Responsibilities:

  • Help the team collect stories for the United Way
  • Assist in the day-to-day activities of United Way’s major events
  • Assist team with interviewing and taking photographs, to use for United Way press and social media
  • Take inventory of existing marketing materials in the storage room and advise what needs to be reprinted
  • Ensure that all marketing materials are posted internally
  • Help teams send out mailings & prepare materials
  • Work with team on events to prepare pre, post, and day-of event materials, such as table tents, name tags and registration signs. Aid with day-of event activities, including check-in, registration and making follow up calls to the media
  • Celebrity research
  • Assist with developing media database

Skills/Experience Required

  • Ability to understand the creative aspect of the marketing & communication industry and be willing to learn new skills
  • Willingness to assist in day-to-day administrative activities (copying, scanning materials to prepare for meetings, mailing and other administrative tasks, etc.)
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills to handle coordinating multiple projects simultaneously
  • Good problem solving and interpersonal communication skills
  • Flexibility to handle frequent changes and rescheduling
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Must be a college student working toward a degree
  • Minimum of 15 hours per week

Please send resume and cover letter to Marissa Slattery at marissa@unitedwayli.org

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Publicis Healthcare Communications Group NY

PR Intern, Corporate Communicaitons

Responsibilities:

Media Relations:
• Track daily PHCG and agency media coverage using Meltwater service, Google Alerts, and update/create Media Status Reports
• Create media coverage reports for announcements/news releases and help promote media clips to appropriate digital channels (e.g. Intranet, website, social media, etc.)
Digital Media:
• Collect and organize creative assets sent by PHCG agencies including videos, print, interactive, etc.
• Upload creative assets to PHCG and Publicis Groupe distribution channels, e.g. the PHCG Intranet, PHCG website, etc. (any prior experience with creative asset management tools, SharePoint, CMS systems would be a plus)
• Maintain and update Communications’ department master calendar tracking all deadlines and events from awards and sponsorships to internal communications and announcements
Database management:
• Maintain various spreadsheets/lists on, e.g. media distribution, internal distribution, publications/subscriptions, etc.
PHCG Website and Intranet operations support:
• Audit sites for outdated information and use our CMS to update new information whenever necessary
• Monitor for usability issues as well as update decks that analyze site data on traffic (experience with Google Analytics would be a plus)
Research and analytics:
• Monitor traffic to social media pages, PHCG website, and PHCG Intranet to provide statistical reports on login trends. Provide conclusions and use traffic data to make recommendations.
Social Media:
• Support Communications team as needed on a weekly basis
• Monitor and update analytical data and report to Communications Associate as well as make weekly recommendations

Qualifications:

• Education: Communications/Marketing-related background/major.
• HIGHLY organized and fine attention to detail
• Deadline driven/quick turnaround on assignments
• Good with numbers, good writing skills (writing sample required)
• Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) skills. SharePoint is a plus but not required.
• Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft SharePoint, CMS systems, media monitoring tools (pluses but not required)

For more information or to apply, visit https://publicis.taleo.net/careersection/phcgmobilecs/jobdetail.ftl?job=PHC000209

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D. Pagan Communications, Inc

Fall, Spring, or Summer internships

Responsibilities include:

  • Online research for media contacts and new publications
  • Following up with editors regarding story leads
  • Magazine subscriptions and feature articles
  • Assisting with press kit preparation and distribution for trade shows
  • Assisting with creation of press releases by preparing materials for account executives
  • Identifying upcoming editorial opportunities in industry publications
  • Assisting in any special projects
  • Tracking industry publications
  • Maintaining office library of media

About D. Pagan Communications, Inc:

D. Pagan Communications, Inc (DCP) is a full-service public relations and marketing firm located in Melville, NY specializing in professional audio/video for broadcast, film, post production, and music. DCP has a proven track record of helping companies break through the clutter. Experts at introducing new products and services, DCP’s professionals are well versed in taking new products and technologies through the phases of early adoption to widespread acceptance. The company also has expertise in repositioning mature products and technologies.

For more information, contact alexandrac@dpagan.com or debrap@dpagan.com

 

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Communications & Political Science Internship Program

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone’s Communications Department is looking for motivated, hardworking and goal-oriented students who are currently enrolled in college and are pursuing a major or highly interested in the communications or political science fields.

Students will work extensively with members of the County’s Communications Department to complete a variety of daily tasks and long-term projects.  An internship with the Suffolk County Executive is a competitive position as the department’s internship program is designed to expose prospective interns to the real world applications of strategic communications and government relations while enhancing a variety of skills.

The internship program is an unpaid position, and is available for college credit only.

The County’s Communications Department strongly encourages the length of the internship program to be for the duration of the academic semester in order for students to maximize their fullest potential and gain the most knowledge to take the next step to becoming a successful professional.

Strong writing and verbal skills are required.  Audio, video, graphic design and photography experienced is encouraged, but not required.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) writing samples to the department’s internship coordinator, Peter Guaraldi, at peter.guaraldi@suffolkcountyny.gov.

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ELC Global Communications Intern Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. Global Communications teams are seeking motivated, energetic and highly organized individuals to act as part-time interns across several of their prestige beauty brands. Marketing and communications majors in their junior and senior years of college with past internship experience are preferred. The ideal candidates are proactive and resourceful, team players, can thrive in fast-paced environments and have a passion for the beauty industry.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute PR mailings to national, regional and short-lead editors, tastemakers and influencers and help to fulfill daily product requests
  • Assist in drafting basic press materials: media alerts, pitch letters, press releases, etc.
  • Support the team in coordinating and executing new product launch events and campaigns
  • Update and streamline department media lists
  • Unpack product deliveries, maintain inventory list and an organized product closet
  • Assemble press kits for editor send outs and internal/external brand meetings
  • Participate in brainstrom sessions with the team in regards to creative mailings, story ideas, press events, brand partnerships, brand ambassdors and more
  • Prepare weekly and/or monthly press clip reports for both internal/external use
  • Manage the online press room on behalf of the team including updating the materials
  • Assist with media monitoring and competitive research and analysis

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years of an established 4-year degree program completed
  • Previous internship experience in a corporate setting preferred
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to prioritize multiple projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to execute projects in a timely manner
  • Active engagement in online and social media
  • A passion for branding/beauty/fashion/entertainment is desirable
  • Skilled in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Cision and additional relevant programs

Nicole Reyes,Program Coordinator, Randstad Corporate Services
On-Site at The Estee Lauder Companies
110 E. 59th Street, 37th floor
New York, NY 10022

nreyes@estee.com

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Nassau BOCES / Public Relations Intern

The Nassau BOCES Communications Office is looking for talented public relations interns for the fall and spring semesters. We will provide an invaluable learning experience for a student interested in public relations, social media and video development. Must be organized, motivated and creative. To apply, please contact Angela Marshall, Public Information Officer, at amarshall@nasboces.org or 516-396-2207.

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Gotham Government Relations & Communications 

Internship

About Gotham Government Relations & Communications: 

Gotham Government Relations & Communications of New York offers its clients a variety of necessary resources including a combined brand of skilled lawyers, communications experts, government relations professionals, and media specialists. With the abilities necessary to reach crucial community members and critical legislators, Gotham remains unique in its existence and victorious in its pursuits.

Responsibilities: 

  • Assisting client accounts
  • Writing press releases
  • Drafting and editing web site and social media copy
  • Social media management
  • Manage social media accounts on Hootsuite and SocialBro

Requirements: 

  • Be able to work 3-4 days a week

Apply:

Contact Timothy Hurley
timothyh@gothamgr.com

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Edelman

Corporate Communications Intern

Responsibilities:

The Intern is responsible for assisting with implementing and monitoring projects within a specific set of accounts under the direction of the supervisor.  S/he works closely with and supports the needs of the account teams.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Basic understanding of principles of PR
  • Basic understanding of clients’ business
  • Participation in brainstorms when invited by the supervisor
  • Read and identify media clips from clipping services and on-line resources
  • Assist with monitoring client competition coverage
  • Pitch the media under the direction of the supervisor
  • Assist with preparation of press kits for distribution
  • Update media lists
  • Assist with compilation of media coverage reports
  • Familiarity with AP style
  • Draft pitch letters and/or email pitch memos to vendors with the approval of the supervisor
  • Conduct and compile research
  • Basic understanding of key client information, including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers and competitors in the marketplace
  • Basic understanding of research and media list building tools (Factiva, Edge, etc.)

The intern must be able to work effectively with a variety of account service staff within a specific set of accounts. S/he must have good organizational skills and the ability to adapt to new conditions, assignments and deadlines. S/he must have solid knowledge of MS Office Suite and superior verbal and written communication skills. The Intern is generally someone who has recently graduated with a Bachelor’s degree and is looking for entry-level experience in Public Relations. S/he must demonstrate the ability to become a strong writer. Familiarity with the Public Relations discipline through past coursework or other internships is desirable.

Basic Qualifications:

Intern candidates must have interest in the public relations field and possess good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with others.

About Edelman

Edelman is the world’s largest public relations firm, with more than 5,000 employees in 65 cities, as well as affiliates in more than 35 cities. Edelman was named one of Advertising Age’s “A-List Agencies” in both 2010 and 2011, and an “Agency to Watch” in 2014; Adweek’s “2011 PR Agency of the Year;” PRWeek’s “2011 Large PR Agency of the Year;” and The Holmes Report’s “2013 Global Agency of the Year” and its 2012 “Digital Agency of the Year.” Edelman has been awarded seven Cannes Lions including the Grand Prix for PR in 2014. Edelman was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by Advertising Age in 2010 and 2012 and among Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” in 2011, 2013 and 2014. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Berland (research), Edelman Deportivo (creative), Blue (advertising), BioScience Communications (medical communications) and agency Edelman Significa (Brazil). Visit http://www.edelman.com for more information.

APPLY: http://www.edelman.com/careers-and-culture/jobs/

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PPR Worldwide

Public Relations Intern – Technology

PPR operates ten offices in North America and Asia-Pacific staffed by more than 200 communications professionals. PPR has served and continues to serve global clients including McDonald’s, Dell, Emirates, Microsoft, ALDI, Chevron and ExxonMobil, among others. Originally founded in 1970 in Australia by Peter Lazar, PPR is part of the Y&R Group family of companies and owned by WPP, the world’s leading communications services network.

Y&R Group announced the North American launch of PPR in March 2013. PPR Worldwide has its headquarters in New York, and offices in San Francisco, Austin and Washington, DC. The full-service public relations agency offers strong technology, consumer, corporate and crisis communications capabilities.

PPR – North America is looking for an exceptional intern to join a fantastic team dedicated to a large, global technology company. The interns will work with our corporate media/executive communications, consumer and business products teams on a range of public relations campaigns. Specific responsibilities include supporting the agency’s efforts to build and maintain relationships with major national and business media to ensure that our clients’ business and products are accurately and positively portrayed; researching and writing materials such as fact sheets, captions, press releases, memos and cover letters; developing media lists and learning how to “pitch” a story to the media; and assisting with event planning and production as needed.

Job Description

  • Write and distribute basic materials including pitch letters, news releases, backgrounders, fact sheets, bios, newsletters, prepared remarks, and standby statements
  • Create and maintain media lists
  • Handle routine media inquiries
  • Monitor media to report coverage that affects the Client’s business
  • Handle basic research of Client’s business and industry to maintain a current knowledge base
  • Develop relationships with external audiences (media, third-party constituencies, etc.) to convey the Client’s message
  • Help secure media interviews
  • May coordinate specific events and promotions for the Client(s)
  • Work with internal service departments, external vendors, news media and other Ad/PR agencies
  • Conduct media audits and analysis when needed
  • Gather and monitor/maintain editorial calendars for opportunities for clients
  • Handle basic research of client’s business and industry to help the agency maintain a current knowledge base
  • Work under the guidance of a supervisor and may coordinate specific events and promotions for the client
  • Represent client(s) at events or trade shows
  • Develop/maintain vendor relationships
  • Put together clip reports
  • Assemble press kits and coordinate mailings
  • Coordinate press conferences and event logistics
  • Attend team meetings
  • Proactively ask for new assignments that support your team
  • General administrative duties
  • Special projects, as assigned by the team

Qualifications

  • Solid PR internship background, i.e. six months to one year of PR internships or equivalent work experience.
  • Recent Bachelor’s degree graduates are preferred. Student applicants need at least a B average and must have completed their junior year of undergraduate study.
  • Applications are welcomed from students/graduates with a background in journalism, mass media, communications and public relations. Familiarity with AP styles a plus.
  • Experience with media relations (pitching trade and business media and bloggers).
  • Excellent writing, presentation (written and verbal) skills.
  • Strong research skills and knowledge of research tools.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple projects at once.

Submit cover letter and resume for consideration.

Required experience:

  • Public Relations: 1 year

Apply: http://www.indeed.com/cmp/PPR-Worldwide/jobs/Paid-Intern-d40577931a14167c

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Michael Kors

Public Relations Internship

Overview:

Michael Kors is a world-renowned, award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready to wear. His namesake company, established in 1981, currently produces a range of products through his Michael Kors and MICHAEL Michael Kors labels, including accessories, footwear, watches, jewelry, men’s and women’s ready to wear, and a full line of fragrance products. Michael Kors stores are operated, either directly or through licensing partners, in some of the most prestigious cities in the world, including New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago, London, Milan, Paris, Munich, Istanbul, Dubai, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

The Michael Kors internship program offers undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to gain exposure to the inner workings of a global retail corporation. Each semester students participate in our comprehensive program where they are able to receive training and develop their skills and knowledge under the guidance of experienced professionals at Michael Kors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist PR team with press clippings, recaps, and company reports
  • Coordinate and help manage the PR editorial archive (print and digital)
  • Assist RTW and accessories teams with editor appointments, re-sees, stylist+magazine pulls
  • Suppor the PR team in terms of sample trafficking and closet management

APPLY: https://uscareers-michaelkors.icims.com/jobs/2928/public-relations-internship/job?mode=job&iis=Job+Board&iisn=Indeed

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Cone Communications

Public Relations Internship

Cone Communications’ Brand Communications discipline is a nationally-recognized marketing public relations practice dedicated to consumer product media relations campaigns.

Currently, our New York office is looking for a college student or recent graduate to join this Summer as a part-time intern/freelancer (16 hours a week) in the Brand Communications group. We offer intern/freelance opportunities to qualified students or recent graduates who seek hands-on experience in the Public Relations and Marketing Communications field.

A Freelance Opportunity with us promises integration on teams and participation in real PR/Marcom work scenarios. You will have the opportunity to help tell our clients’ stories to consumers by pitching traditional and social media. Key responsibilities may include building and updating media lists, writing media materials, assisting account teams with client meeting agendas and briefing binders, writing case studies, updating team to-do lists and project timelines, and other activities associated with general account management.

This intern/freelance position is paid.

At Cone, we work deliberately to channel our passion for consumer products across a broad spectrum of services, including media relations, brand positioning, product launches, special events, celebrity campaigns and influencer programs both offline and online.

We seek candidates who echo Cone’s core values of Passion, Integrity, Teamwork, Intellectual Curiosity and Commitment to Excellence in everything they do. Previous internship experience in PR, marketing and communications is desired as well as an academic focus in a relevant field of study.

APPLY: http://www.conecomm.com/current-openings?nl=1&jvi=oFRrYfwF,Job&jvs=Indeed&jvk=Job

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Creative Media Marketing

Public Relations Internship

Creative Media Marketing is a full service PR agency specializing in beauty & lifestyle brands. The goal at Creative Media Marketing is to maximize our clients’ corporate message among target media, industry opinion-makers and consumers. We strategize campaigns that help achieve marketing goals and enhance and maintain a positive image among the general public.

We are always on the lookout for eager college students looking to gain experience in PR and/or social media. You will have the opportunity to work on high-profile beauty accounts with an experienced team of professionals, while honing your PR and/or Social Media skills.

14 hours a week
College Credit offered
No High School students please

Social Media Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with writing content across social platforms for major beauty brands
  • Editing images for social content
  • Research for digital strategy
  • Assisting with monthly analytics reports

Public Relations Responsibilities include:

  • Writing pitches
  • Assisting with event planning/execution
  • Product mailings
  • Monitoring media placements
  • Updating media lists

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Photoshop and Microsoft Word Programs
  • Strong writing skills
  • Close attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work well both independently and within a team
  • Accuracy and thoroughness
  • Love of Beauty and Passion for Pop Culture

APPLY: Interested candidates should contact Stacey@cmmpr.com.

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Lazar Partners LTD

Public Relations Internship Opportunity

About Lazar Partners LTD: 

Lazar Partners is a New York-based communications consultancy founded in 2001 that serves clients with ground-breaking technologies and medicines across the medical device, biotech, and specialty pharma industries. We bring together top minds in communications, journalism, science, medicine and business to offer our clients strategic, multi-faceted public relations, marketing and investor relations programs to help them achieve their business goals and navigate the complicated web of audiences within healthcare.

We are seeking students who are currently pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or a related field for a non-paid summer public relations (For investor relations internship, change degree requirement to finance/economics.  The internship will offer excellent hands-on professional communications experience and the chance to work closely with our experienced public and investor relations teams and healthcare clients.

Responsibilities: 

  • Researching and monitoring company, competitor and industry news and based on these results, providing a summarized report
  • Creating targeted media lists
  • Conducting research using internet based search engines and databases like Factiva and Vocus (IPREO included for IR)
  • Creating or editing press releases, presentations, and collateral materials

Qualifications

  • An undergraduate student currently in your junior or senior year of college
  • Maintaining a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 (out of 4.0) or equivalent
  • Engaged in extracurricular activities (ideally as part of a college newspaper or publication, but not required) that demonstrate broad intellect and creativity
  • Skilled in writing and other communication skills
  • Interested in communications, professional services, following the stock market and consulting

APPLY: Send a resume and cover letter to careers@lazarpartners.com.

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