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Detroit Intern - Weber Shandwick

Birmingham, MI


A post-graduate internship at Weber Shandwick is intended to provide a true learning experience along with the opportunity to observe public relations professionals in a business environment. In general, interns will provide entry-level professional services, under supervision, as appropriate to the day-to-day needs of the office/account teams. This is an incredible learning opportunity and a chance to work with some major brands across the automotive, healthcare and banking industries.

• Assisting team members with client-related projects
• Various writing and research assignments
• Media relations outreach, including writing pitches and making follow-up contact with editors to secure media coverage
• Supporting digital/social media activities for accounts
• Building and updating media databases, editorial calendars, speaking and awards matrices
• Compiling and researching press clippings
• Assisting in special projects and providing general account administrative support
• Participating in brainstorming and staff meetings
• Attend training from senior professional personnel in planning and carrying out activities and assignments

• Strong interest in public relations and integrated digital campaigns and desire to pursue a career in the field
• Excellent oral, written communications, research and presentation skills
• Strong organizational and time-management skills
• Attention to details and deadlines; accuracy and thoroughness are especially important
• Ability to understand and follow complex, detailed instructions
• Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
• Computer experience in Microsoft Office; knowledge of Factiva and other research databases a plus
• Experience and interest in today’s digital/social media landscape
• Enthusiastic and eager to learn; team-player with an “anything is possible” approach
• Professional and able to be flexible in a fast-paced, always changing environment
• Available to work 40 hours per week

Ideally, the candidate will have had 2 - 3 previous public relations internships completed in traditional and/or digital.

• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, PR or related field

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

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