SUMMER INTERNSHIP – NEW YORK AND MIAMI
Interns have the opportunity and are expected to:
Write first draft of press releases and pitches
Build media lists
Conduct select media research and outreach
Participate in brainstorming sessions
Contribute to the development of new programs and ideas
Provide administrative support to account teams as needed
Interns may also have the opportunity to attend a client meeting/conference call or networking event with account staff. If clients are hosting local events during the semester, interns may be asked to assist with preparation or operation, as needed.
Interested candidates must meet the following requirements:
Junior/Senior 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 20-40 hours per week.
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.
Working knowledge of social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)