Goal: To introduce junior and senior public relations, communications and/or marketing students to a career in PR/marketing.
Suggested requirements: Senior/junior in above-mentioned programs (or related); basic PR writing course; experience in special event course work helpful. Journalism writing courses also accepted. Must have own car, valid drivers license and auto insurance.
Experiences: Expect to write news releases, photo captions, pitch letters, advisories, memos; research news topics, client industries, prospective clients and other issues; learn how to manage the Cision media database; pitch to media; work on special events as needed. Attend Client meetings and media opportunities at the Agency’s discretion.
A fair amount of the job is administrative – answer phones, update reports, file, fax, run business errands (mail house, overnight mail, post office…)
Length: 12 weeks; 15 hours a week as arranged with Agency
School Credit: Agency will participate in internship sponsorship with school as needed and complete needed paperwork.
Attire: Business casual – slacks, skirts, jackets, closed-toe shoes. No tank tops, hats, nose or tongue rings (or any other visible piercing – or piercing that can slur speaking voice - other than ear or eyebrow), flip flops, cut-offs, torn jeans, etc.
Stipend: For complete attendance, adherence to dress code, enthusiasm, creativity and excellence in work, a small stipend is given at the end of the internship and is completely at the Agency’s discretion.
212 W. Main Street, Suite 301b Salisbury, MD 21801