15 Great NJ PR and Social Media Internships

For students seeking summer or fall internships, NYC is a great place to look. However, in New Jersey there are many top firms and companies with amazing work and global clients who provide outstanding internship opportunities for star students. Many opportunities are PAID and / or potential for long-term full time employment.

Here are my top 15:

Coyne PR is a leading independent public relations agency, representing category leaders in healthcare, travel, sports and entertainment, food and beverage, fashion and beauty, technology, automotive, and consumer products and goods.   There are paid internships for many practices areas. In addition to PR, Coyne has a social media practice, a digital design group and an advertising and marketing team.  To be considered submit resume and cover letter to Tina Calo, HR Manager, tcalo@coynepr.com. http://www.coynepr.com/culture/careers    5 Wood Hollow Road  Parsippany, NJ 07054  P 973.588.2000

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. Stipend. Send your cover email, resume and a writing sample to: Katelyn Petersen kpetersen@cpronline.com  www.cpronline.com    777 TERRACE AVENUE 6TH FLOOR HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ 07604  P.201.641.1911

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

First and Last PR is a highly regarded Independent Beauty Public Relations and Digital Media Marketing Firm providing services to leading luxury and consumer product good companies, beauty firms and beauty brands. Internships are available for PR students with good project management skills, who are eager to learn, wants to be in PR and has a strong work ethic.  Student opportunities may include writing, pitching, social media, event planning and more. Unpaid but college credit eligible. If interested, please send your resume with a cover letter to Ms. Scott: stephanie@firstandlastpr.com www.firstandlastpr.com 50 E. Palisade Avenue, Suite 214 Englewood, NJ 07631  P. 201.569.2080

Freeman PR.  We’re an agency of seasoned professionals and young, energetic talent. We conceptualize exciting marketing and public relations programs that rely more on creativity than huge budgets. We’re big enough to handle national branding campaigns, and small enough to brainstorm together at a moment’s notice.  FPR also offers a fall, spring and summer internship for college students who are interested in the field of public relations. To learn more and/or apply, send your cover letter and resume to Ellie Bagli ebagli@freemanpr.com.  16 Fuller Street, Totowa, NJ 07512 P.973.470.0400

Green Room Communications is looking for a driven, detail-oriented candidate. Green Room’s program provides interns with first-hand experience working as part of an agency communications team. Their “Dream Teams” focus primarily on serving clients in the pharmaceutical industry.  Paid. Send cover letter and resume to Meghan Sowa msowa@greenroompr.com333 West Main Street, # 1 Boonton, NJ 07005  P 973.263.85851

MWW’s paid internship/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.  Send cover letter and resume to: Christina Stokes, Director of Talent Acquisition. cstokes@mww.com.  One Meadowlands Plaza, 6th Floor, East Rutherford, NJ 07073  P. 800.724.7602

At Rosica Communications in Paramus, working with a client means thinking like the client. After putting on their thinking caps, the Rosica team focuses on applying a cross-utilization communications strategy that integrates messaging and content to drive results. This generates a “multiplier effect” to meet and exceed client objectives. With clients like Keebler, QuickChek, and Pearson Education, the Rosica results continue to multiply.   Terese Kelly, VP Media Relations  terese@rosica.com    www.rosica.com.    95 NJ-17  Paramus, NJ 07652 P 201.843.5600

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.    Please contact: Tina Okun, Director tina.okun@smithsolve.com and info@smithsolve.com  http://smithsolve.com.  16 Washington Street, Suite 204  Morristown, NJ 07960   P 973.442.1555

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.  http://spigroup.com.165 Passaic Ave., Suite 410 Fairfield, NJ 07004 P 973.244.9191

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.  http://thes3agency.com/home   Interested applications can email their resume & cover letter to Sarah Yeager (syeager@thes3agency.com).  716 Main Street Boonton, NJ 07005  P 973.257.5533

SCG is a full-service advertising & public relations agency with digital, social and internet capabilities, and media research, planning and buying proficiency.  Internship information: http://scgadv.com/careers/internships/ Students should contact: Erin Ford at eford@successcomgroup.com or  Kurt Praschak at: kpraschak@successcomgroup.com. 26 Eastmans Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054  P. 973.992.7800

Today’s Business is a digital advertising and social media optimization company that offers a wide range of marketing-communication related services. Our mission is to help our clients expand their influence by solidifying their brand image through social media.  Hiring public relations and social media interns. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential, as well as the ability to stay organized and pay attention to detail. Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or Journalism majors preferred. Most importantly, the ideal intern is constantly willing to learn and thrives to succeed in the field. Send cover email and resume to: Danielle Libassi dlibassi@tbsmo.com39 Route 46 East Unit 801 Pine Brook, NJ 07058  P. 973.440.2449  http://tbsmo.com/

Tristar Products, Inc. is the recognized pioneer of taking innovative ideas and turning them into branded world-wide distributed products. Dedication to high standards of quality manufacturing makes Tristar Products an internationally respected infomercial market leader.  With success in selling home appliances, fitness equipment, sports gear and health and beauty programs, Tristar Products is constantly being sought to form alliances with inventors and celebrities who wish to brand their products and their programs. Tristar offers a variety of public relations, social media and production internships. To apply contact: Jennifer Dadika, jenniferd@tristarproductsinc.com  492 Route 46 East, Fairfield, NJ 07004. P. 973.575.5400   http://www.tristarproductsinc.com/

Winning Strategies. Do you have a passion for creativity and taking on tough challenges? Are you interested in creating breakthrough communications programs – using cutting edge digital media strategies – for corporations and non-profit organizations?  If the answer is yes, then we want to hear from you.  If you are looking to join a dedicated, focused team of communications experts in a friendly environment committed to helping you grow as a professional, please send your résumé to Ben Martin info@winningstrat.com​.   http://www.winningstrat.com/   550 Broad Street, Suite 910   Newark, NJ 07102 P. 973.799.0200

These are current leads, but always do your research and check out the organizations, client work, Linked-in and other social posts, web sites, etc.

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