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Summer 2024 Internship - Chicago, IL, USA

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Brunswick Group


Sep 22

🚀 Summer Internship


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Summer Internship

Research & Development, Media & Journalism•Chicago


  • Brunswick Group's Americas offices are thrilled to offer full-time, enriching summer and winter internship programs. Brunswick’s robust, ten-to-twelve week internship programs will challenge you to think creatively and globally about business-critical issues. As an intern, you will gain real experience in corporate communications strategy by helping our clients navigate the interconnected financial, political, and social arenas of today. You will work directly on some of the most high-profile and sensitive issues facing the world at large, with clients ranging across industries and mandates. At Brunswick, we capitalize on our global footprint and diverse teams, always remaining one collaborative and cohesive firm. 


  • Interest in journalism, public relations, and corporate communications
  • Interest in financial, legal, policy, and other general business issues
  • Exceptional desktop research skills
  • Ability to think both strategically and creatively
  • Understanding of discretion with confidential client matters
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Problem-solving abilities; creativity and resourcefulness
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Must be university rising seniors or graduating seniors
  • The following are nice to have but not required:
  • Knowledge of U.S. media landscape
  • Knowledge of Factiva, Bloomberg, Cision, Critical Mention and other research resources
  • Understanding of financial terminology
  • Multilingual
  • Experience or internships in a finance, media, or PR capacity

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development
Media & Journalism


  • Brunswick Interns support the team in two main areas:
  • Analysis & Research Training: Working as part of the Analysis and & Research Center, Brunswick’s global network of research and information professionals, our Interns develop a strong foundation in the research methods, tools, and deliverables that underpin Brunswick’s communications advisory business, in both traditional and digital domains.
  • Client Engagement: Our interns also work closely with senior communications professionals on client engagements and internal initiatives across Brunswick’s key industry sectors and practice areas, including M&A, financial communications, and crisis advisory. The position offers valuable experience and development opportunities for candidates interested in a career in strategic communications.
  • Here are a few tasks you would be charged with in your role as a Brunswick Intern:
  • Conduct background research on industries, companies, people, and topics relevant to clients
  • Monitor the media for client and industry news, often in real-time
  • Proofread materials created for clients, such as press releases, advice notes, and presentations
  • Draft research memos analyzing key issues in the media
  • Research prospective and current clients; support new business efforts by helping teams prepare for pitches and proposals
  • Prepare media lists, editorial calendars, and reporter backgrounders
  • Track and analyze key issues and stakeholders
  • Take part in strategy and brainstorm sessions across offices
  • Locate and pull financial data from tools such as Bloomberg
  • Keep client accounts running smoothly by providing logistical support – including managing document production and virtual meeting details - for client meetings and calls
  • Attend and take notes during team meetings


Work type

Full time

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