Public Relations intern - Spring 2022 (St. Louis)
Position Overview and Responsibilities
*Only completed applications will be reviewed. Please scroll down and review the “Your Application Submission Must Include” section for how to apply and what to include.
Thinking about a career in integrated communications? If so, consider a public relations internship at FleishmanHillard St. Louis, the global headquarters for one the largest, most prestigious communications agencies in the world. Three times a year, we hire a select group of highly qualified candidates for our internships to work with some of the very best professionals in the industry. We have positions available in a variety of practice groups and specialty areas including brand marketing, corporate reputation, issues and crisis management, public affairs and internal communication.
FleishmanHillard believes a diverse team brings a wider range of personal and professional experiences and perspectives. We recognize that diversity and inclusion benefit our agency, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Deadline for Spring submissions: November 1
This full-time paid Fall internship is 40 hours per week that runs from January 13- May 26, 2022.
We are looking for individuals who have excellent writing skills, are passionate about communications and bring an eagerness to learn. The FleishmanHillard experience provides the opportunity to grow personally and professionally through exposure to client service and the inner workings of a global, integrated communications firm.
Interns have the opportunity to be a part of the account staff teams and assist with campaign conception to execution, developing media materials, building relationships with journalists, conducting research, drafting online content calendars and other account-related activities.
Qualified candidates will have at least a 3.2 GPA, previous relevant internship experience(s) and completed their junior year of college, though recent graduates are preferred. Basic job requirements include excellent written and oral communications skills, an innate curiosity, strong time management, and a desire to learn in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. All candidates must also exhibit a desire and motivation to learn and the ability to work as part of a team.
Your Application Submission Must Include All of the Following:
- Cover letter expressing interest in the internship program
- Writing samples (two if possible): Examples would be something written for a classroom assignment or previous internship (press release, pitch letter, media kit, social media calendar), a campus newspaper or magazine article, or an essay, blog post, letter, or memo of some sort
- Transcript (can be unofficial)