Internships and Entry Level Opportunities

Eager to gain experience in public relations, digital & social media, advertising, event marketing and more?   New Jersey has many top firms now recruiting interns and entry level candidates!  Here are some of my favorites for high-achieving and motivated college juniors and seniors and soon to be or recent graduates:

BML Public Relations specializes in a variety of PR services, including brand management, media relations, events and promotions, product launches, social media, cause marketing, crisis communications and more.  Located in Montclair, NJ.  To apply for an internship email your resume to and to Brian Lowe, CEO,

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,  5 Wood Hollow Road  Parsippany, NJ 07054  P 973.588.2000   PAID.

CPR is a full-service strategic marketing communications agency committed to maximizing a client’s potential through targeted messaging.  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:  Brittany Tedesco  Offices are located in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ.

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. If interested, please send your resume with a cover letter to Stephanie Scott: Stipend and Credits.

Green Room Communications is looking for a driven, detail-oriented candidate. Green Room’s program provides interns and graduate level fellows 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 Ariana Braccia  333 West Main Street, # 1 Boonton, NJ 07005.

GLA Communications. Do you love Digital Communications? Do you want to experience life in the agency world? Then an internship at GLA Communications in Millburn, NJ, is for you. We are a fast-paced boutique PR agency looking for an undergraduate student who is eager to gain real world, hands-on experience.  Interns participate in all aspects of our work including client calls, writing, research and more.  If you want to write creatively, create blog, social and contagious content, help activate SEO and digital strategies then please apply!  PAID. Apply to: Pam Golden GLA Communications   Internships Apply HERE

JConnelly is seeking creative, committed and collaborative interns who want to grow, develop their talents and reap the spoils of hard work.  The NJ and NY offices work with diverse clients—including financial, disruptive technology, consumer, lifestyle, luxury, media, CEOs and personal brands. Candidates can send their cover letter and resumes to Andrea Esposito, HR Manager aesposito@jconnelly.com1 Gatehall Drive, Suite 107, Parsippany, NJ 07054.

  1. Litzky Public Relations is a boutique agency on the Hoboken waterfront.  The LPR internship program provides students with meaningful and practical work experience. Responsibilities include research, drafting copy, participating in brainstorming, assisting with social media, maintaining media lists, planning and execution of events, maintaining clip reports and minor administrative tasks.  Interns are paid hourly and may arrange for credit through school.  Please email your resume to jobs@litzkypr.comwith the subject line   Sara McGovern,
  1. Marcus Group is based in Little Falls, NJ and provides public relations, advertising and crisis management services to a wide range of clients and industries.  Interns do important work on real 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. And just in case you’re wondering (and we know you are…) internships are paid. Apply online or send resume and cover letter to
  2. MWW’s NJ and NYC 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.  Send cover letter and resume to: Christina Stokes, Director of Talent Acquisition. cstokes@mww.comand to Gina Cherwin, EVP, Chief People Officer One Meadowlands Plaza, 6th Floor, East Rutherford, NJ 07073
  1. PR Revolution is a boutique public relations agency focusing on established and emerging consumer product brands, fashion, beauty and lifestyle clients accustomed to top-notch service and results.   Interns must live and breath beauty and consumer PR, have their pulse on the latest trends and celeb gossip, NEVER miss a deadline, is a strategic and creative thinker and writer. 355 Eisenhower Pkwy #204 Livingston, NJ 07039   Apply to:  Elyse Bender-Segall
  1. Reputation Architects Inc. is a public relations and management firm dedicated to building, protecting and restoring organizational reputations.  To apply for an internship in the Roseland, NJ office, pitch us by email at on why they are interested in working with us, how they will contribute to our clients and agency, and three skills or areas of knowledge they hope to develop as an intern. Please include a resume and copies of any relevant work examples (PR plans, press releases, letters or other materials developed as part of class assignments are acceptable). Contact: Joann Cazorla
  1. Revolution Digital (Rev-D) is a digital marketing and social media agency specializing in creating strategically sound, conceptually creative, highly engaging digital marketing programs and advertising campaigns.  Capabilities include but are not limited to strategic planning, content creation, PR and promotion, art direction and graphic design, copy writing, video production and digital photography. To explore internship opportunities contact Dan Roteman, CFO/HR.   20 Headquarters Plaza  Morristown, NJ 07960.  connect@rev-d.com
  1. 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    95 NJ-17  Paramus, NJ 07652
  1. 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 16 Washington Street, Suite 204  Morristown, NJ 07960  PAID. and
  1. 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.  To apply please email Angela Parente with your resume and a cover letter telling us why you’d like to be a SPI. Passaic Ave., Suite 410 Fairfield, NJ 07004  PAID.
  1. 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 Joelle Speranza  Online Application 716 Main Street Boonton, NJ 07005
  1. SCG is a full-service advertising & public relations agency with digital, social and internet capabilities, and media research, planning and buying proficiency.  Internship information: Students should contact: Erin Ford at or  Kurt Praschak at: 26 Eastmans Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054
  1. At Southard Freeman, we deliver strategic, high-impact campaigns with one primary goal in mind: helping our clients grow their business.  We pride ourselves on long-standing relationships with our clients (and the media) and our ability to manage a wide-range of integrated communications.  We’re always looking for new and diverse talent to add to our group.   Southard Freeman offers internships for college students who are interested in the field of public relations.  27 Horseneck Road, Suite 104, Fairfield, NJ 07004.  Apply to Ellie Bagli
  1. Stern’s mission is to give voice and access to ideas, individuals and institutions impacting the world. Our team lives this mantra every day in myriad ways – engaging and collaborating, embracing creativity, inspiring confidence, fostering forward-thinking. Our ultimate goal – for our business and yours – is to make positive change happen.  For the application and additional information visit: Stern careers or email Joan Bosisio Stern Strategy Group 186 Wood Avenue South, Suite 300, Iselin, NJ.
  1. Taft is a mid-sized and dynamic communications firm specializing in the healthcare and pharmaceutical areas, as well as socially conscious communications for philanthropic and non-profit organizations. The intern will support projects related to PR, editorial, leadership communications, and social media.  Among our active clients: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, DiversityInc, and Sanofi.  Strong writing and communications skills are a must; scientific background and/or journalism experience preferred.  The intern must have transportation available to our Lawrenceville offices.  Hours are flexible and some portion of the work can be completed remotely.  The position pays $12-15 per hour depending on experience. Visit us at Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and writing samples to
  1. Today’s Business is a digital and social media optimization company that offers a wide range of marketing-communication services. 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: Erinn Hogan 39 Route 46 East Unit 801 Pine Brook, NJ 07058
  2. 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,  492 Route 46 East, Fairfield, NJ 07004.
  1. The United States Golf Association celebrates, serves and advances the game of golf worldwide.  USGA conducts golf’s premier professional and amateur championships, including the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open.  USGA Communications interns handle media relations and communications support for USGA championships both on-site and from the home office. Office duties include supervision of production of Player Guides; assistance with the collection and posting of championship qualifying results to USGA Web sites; assistance with the development of the championship player biographical database, assistance with research, writing, fact checking, and proofing of content for USGA communications; and assistance with on-site posting of content on, other USGA Web sites and social media sites. Juniors and Seniors interested in golf can apply by sending a cover letter, resume and writing sample to: Attention Melissa Bass, Assistant Director, Internal Communications and Community Relations
  1. 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   550 Broad Street, Suite 910   Newark, NJ 07102

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