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Public Relations Internship, Corporate - Summer 2024

🚀 Summer Internship

Chicago

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  • Ideal candidate is a graduating senior or recent graduate with an interest in external communications, crisis and risk management, media relations, strong writing skills, research experience, and prior internship experience in journalism, PR, communications, English, or broadcasting.
  • As a Public Relations Intern at FleishmanHillard, you will support client accounts by conducting research, media monitoring, writing assignments, pitching the media, managing virtual events, and analyzing trends to ensure the delivery of top-tier strategic work.

Summer Internship

MarketingChicago

Description

  • Are you up for a meaningful challenge and an unforgettable internship at one of the best agencies in Chicago? At FleishmanHillard, the leading and award-winning communications firm, we are seeking talented and enthusiastic interns to launch their careers with our Corporate Reputation practice! 
  • Here at FleishmanHillard, we never settle, and the industry experts have noticed. Agency of the Year, Best Place to Work, Outstanding Extra-large Agency - these are just a few names they’ve called us as we have racked up accolades from the Silver Anvils, PRWeek, and SABRE Awards to Cannes Lions and beyond. We are currently looking for energetic, motivated, collaborative, “I’m-ready-to-start-my-career” candidates that can work FULL TIME to join us this Summer starting at a date to be determined between June-July 2024 for a 6-month duration. This position is hybrid and expected to be in-office 3x a week. 

Requirements

  • To be considered, you must be a graduating senior or recent graduate. Why you ask? Because we usually hire for our most junior-level full-time positions (the Assistant Account Executive level) from our intern pool, so we like to have candidates on board who are available to be hired once their internship is over (assuming we have an opening, of course). 
  • So, who is the ideal candidate? Someone who has an interest in external communications, crisis and risk and media relations and is looking to work hard and have fun while gaining valuable experience to begin their career in PR. Being able to write well is a must. Research skills are always helpful, as is comfort with pitching media and building media lists. Prior internship experience is always good to see as well. 
  • Applications are welcome from students with concentrations in all major areas, but backgrounds in journalism, public relations, strategic communications, English, and radio and television broadcasting are preferred. 

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate
Final Year
Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Marketing

Responsibilities

  • You will have the opportunity to work as part of our account teams and deliver best-in-class work for our clients. Our summer interns will support clients through strategic media activations while managing their external reputation.
  • There’s no busy work here; this is a real job with real expectations and real deadlines. On any given day, you may be asked to do any of the following on behalf of our clients:
  • Handle research projects
  • Conduct media monitoring
  • Tackle writing assignments or develop social content
  • Pitch the media
  • Manage or support virtual events
  • Conduct trend analyses

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Chicago