Philly-area students: be our Spring intern!

We're hiring an intern!

We’re looking for an intern to join our team for the Spring 2019 semester. This internship is open to juniors and seniors studying in a public relations, communications, or a related major at a college or university in the greater Philadelphia area.

Our agency serves a diverse client base with media relations, content development, crisis communications and social media management and consulting. Because we are a boutique agency, you are guaranteed hands-on experience in any or all of these areas.

We ask for a commitment of approximately 15 hours a week. Start and end dates are flexible, depending on the intern’s school schedule. This is a paid internship.

Desired Skills

  • A strong interest in pursuing a career in public relations or communications.
  • Excellent written communication skills, including knowledge of English grammar, a strong writing style and a willingness to write in a number of different styles and formats.
  • Research skills, including the ability to differentiate between reliable and unreliable sources online.
  • A major in public relations, communications, journalism, English, or a related discipline.
  • Must be comfortable speaking on the phone and communicating professionally via email.
  • Knowledge of AP style preferred but not required.
  • A working proficiency in the Mac operating system and the Microsoft Office suite.

Responsibilities

All of the interns’ responsibilities are supervised, and you will work closely with a few members of our team. Our focus is on helping you build the skills you need to function as a communications professional.

The public relations intern will:

  • Learn about media outreach by researching publications, generating media lists and drafting press releases.
  • Develop professional writing skills by assisting with short written pieces such as blog posts.
  • Assist with social media content curation and development.
  • Research clients or other topics to support ongoing projects.
  • Make phone calls, as related to other learning experiences.
  • Attend client meetings, presentations or events, as related to other learning experiences.

To apply, email a cover letter and resume to skimball@kimballpr.com. Both cover letter and resume are required.

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