The Program is offered three times per year in our New York City headquarters. Executive Trainees are selected on talent, creativity, and passion, and are not required to have prior experience in the field. Executive Trainees work full-time, attend weekly classes and participate in other educational and social activities. The agency hires many of the program’s best graduates to fill Assistant Account Executive positions.
SUMMER SESSION June 17, 2019 – September 6, 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE March 22, 2019
Executive Trainees are assigned to one of our core groups or practice areas: Corporate Communications, Healthcare, RF Radius and RFI Studios. As an integral team member, Executive Trainees will work full-time during the four-month program while building a foundation for a career in public relations.
Executive Trainee applicants must have graduated from college at the time the session for which they are applying begins. Candidates with graduate degrees are eligible to apply, but a graduate degree is not a requirement.
All applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Executive Training Program applicants must submit the following online:
- Cover Letter, including why you are interested in pursuing a career in public relations and why you have chosen to apply to the Ruder Finn Executive Training Program.
- A resume
- Writing Assignment