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Friday, August 18, 2006

Internship - Weber Shandwick

Weber Shandwick has been recognized as 2005 Agency of the Year by PRWeek and as "the gold standard" by the Holmes Group in its 2006 Agency Report Card. We're a leader in global marketing PR. Our Minneapolis office employs 120 PR professionals supporting clients in the fields of finance, healthcare, technology, consumer marketing, and public affairs.

Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-F
Salary/Wages: $11.50/hour
Location: Bloomington, MN

Position Detail:
An internship at Weber Shandwick is intended to provide a true learning experience for the employee along with the opportunity to observe public relations professionals in a business environment. It will provide familiarity with the PR field and with the functions of a large agency.

Interns assist our PR practitioners with day-to-day duties including research, writing copy for news releases and feature stories, coordinating PR programs, assisting in the organization and preparation of special client events, compiling media lists, pitching client stories and participation in creative sessions.

Qualifications:

- Solid writing and communications skills - Willingness to learn, question and challenge - Keen attention to detail - Thrive in a fast-paced environment - Strong interest in PR field

Required:

  • Bachelor Degree (Communications/Media)

Inquiries and applications:

Lisa Simon
E-mail: humanresources@webershandwick.com