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.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com www.mww.com/internship-program
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
The SPI Group
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 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and a cover letter telling us why you’d like to be a SPI.
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 email@example.com