Ten Paid NJ PR Agency Internships: NOW HIRING FOR SPRING 2016

Ten Best Paid NJ Public Relations Agency Internships

Deadlines are NOW for Winter and Spring 2016 positions.

Who says you have to be in NYC for a great public relations internship.  There are many amazing PAID opportunities without a long and costly commute to the New York.  Here are my picks for star PR students.   These firms offer an array of services from traditional public relations to social media to integrated marketing and public affairs.  Clients span industries including consumer, healthcare, sports, beauty, travel, corporate and more.

Be sure you research the company, customize your resume/cover letter and have writing samples ready to increase your chances of getting hired.  Follow the application instructions on each agency web page and also reach out to key decision makers listed below.

Coyne PR

5 Wood Hollow Road  Parsippany, NJ 07054  P  973.588.2000   www.coynepr.com

Coyne is one of the nation’s leading independent public relations agencies, representing category leaders in healthcare, travel, sports and entertainment, food and beverage, fashion and beauty, technology, automotive, and consumer products and goods. Coyne has a talent database we use daily to search for candidates for freelance opportunities, our internship programs and permanent openings in our New Jersey headquarters and NYC/Los Angeles offices.   Contact: Kim Duffy kduffy@coynepr.com


475 Market Street  Elmwood Park, NJ 07407  P 201.641.1911   www.cpronline.com

CPR is a full-service strategic marketing communications agency committed to maximizing a client’s potential through targeted messaging. Headquartered in Elmwood Park, this firm works to create proactive campaigns that convey powerful messages for professional, consumer, and business-to-business focused outreach.  A few of their notable clients include Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Sphera, and the YWCA. Send your cover email, resume and a writing sample to: Katelyn Petersen kpetersen@cpronline.com

The DSM Group

599 Franklin Avenue  Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 P 201.485.7777   http://www.thedsmgroup.com/marketing-internship-nj/

The DSM Group is a visionary marketing firm powered by a millennial mindset.  The award-winning agency continues to disrupt the status quo through innovative strategies which have made them one of the top firms in northern NJ. Located in Franklin Lakes, this full-service advertising, marketing, and public relations agency caters to clients like Acuitive Technologies, FOR Solutions, and Wine GPA.  Contact: Dan Reyes dan@thedsmgroup

Green Room Communications

333 West Main Street, Boonton, NJ 07005  P 973.263.8585  www.greenroompr.com

Located in Boonton, Green Room Communications delivers the results of a larger firm while offering the superior customer service of a smaller boutique firm. This fresh take on PR was established by former TV news reporters that founded the Women Business Enterprise (WBE) certified agency. Their “Dream Teams” focus primarily on serving clients in the pharmaceutical industry.  Contact:  Meghan Sowa  msowa@greenroompr.com.

The Marcus Group, Inc.

150 Clove Road, Little Falls, NJ 07424  973.890.9590   www.marcusgroup.com

The Marcus Group is a public relations, crisis management and advertising agency in the NY/NJ Metro Area.  The agency does strategic work for a wide range of industries and issues. Interns work on client projects. We have intern positions available throughout the year for college seniors or recent graduates interested in public relations, advertising and graphic design. Schedules are flexible…but you must be able to work at least two to three days per week. Internships are paid. Contact: Denise Gassner Kuhn denise.gassnerkuhn@marcusgroup.com


One Meadowlands Plaza, East Rutherford, NJ 07073  201.507.9500

304 Park Ave. South, 8th flr., New York, NY 10010  212.704.9727


MWW PR is a leading global independent communications agency specializing in public relations, public affairs and social media marketing strategies to help B2B and B2C companies engage, influence and build relationships with their key stakeholders. MWW’s internship and associate program is intended to help students, recent college grads, and entry level candidates launch their career in the public relations field and give an introduction to agency life. While strong writing, a professional presence and creativity are important, the best associates are those who are eager to learn, enthusiastic and willing to take on challenging tasks. Associates directly participate in client work and develop skills to help launch their careers. All positions are paid.  Contact: Christina Stokes cstokes@mww.com    www.mww.com/internship-program

Rosica Communications

95 NJ-17  Paramus, NJ 07652 P 201.843.5600  www.rosica.com

Rosica Communications helps its client-partners with media relations, content development, brand positioning, crisis planning and management, social media marketing, thought leadership, cause marketing, SEO, and internal and corporate communications.  Rosica specializes in B2B and B2C healthcare, food and beverage, technology, consumer and pet products, non-profit, animal health, education, professional services, and real estate PR.   Contact: Terese Kelly, VP Media Relations  terese@rosica.com       


16 Washington Street, Suite 204  Morristown, NJ 07960   P 973.442.1555   www.smithsolve.com

SmithSolve is an expert healthcare communications firm headquartered in Morristown. This agency offers a full range of corporate communications, public relations, and patient advocacy services to biopharmaceutical companies with a boutique level of service on a global level of capability. From clients like Global Genes Corporate Alliance, Opthotech, and Sigma-Tau, SmithSolve continues to improve health through communications.    Contact:Tina Okun, Director tina.okun@smithsolve.com and info@smithsolve.com

The SPI Group

165 Passaic Ave., Suite 410 Fairfield, NJ 07004 P 973.244.9191   www.spigroup.com

The SPI Group is a full-service business communications agency that is fueled by get-stuff-doners- aka digitally innovative experts.  Located in Fairfield, the agency specializes in integrated communication strategies that reach audiences on a global scale. The SPI Group’s clients range from regional nonprofits to global companies that capitalize on the agency’s award-winning internal and external communications. Sony, Goodwill Rescue Mission, and Pfizer are among their top cliental.  T apply please email Angela Parente aparente@spigroup.com careers@spigroup.com with your resume and a cover letter telling us why you’d like to be a SPI.


716 Main Street Boonton, NJ 07005  P 973.257.5533  www.thes3agency.com

Headquartered in Boonton, S3 is known as the “New York” agency that is located in New Jersey. S3 means that this company specializes in three parts: advertising, public relations, and social media. What’s different about this PR firm? It is a WBE-certified woman-owned business that ensures diversity in the workplace. Their award winning strategies have attracted some of their most luxurious clients which include BMW, Jaguar, and Saks Fifth Avenue.   Interested applications can email their resume & cover letter to Sarah Yeager syeager@thes3agency.com


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