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Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Be an Intern at Weber Shandwick!

As a leading global communications firm, Weber Shandwick works with clients to address a broad range of challenges across diverse geographies, product categories and audiences. Our ability to harness this collective experience and knowledge and apply it to each assignment is an important ingredient in our success. We are continuing to develop new ways of harnessing the power of advocacy for our clients. One way is through recognizing how advocacy - the active support of brands, causes and issues by individuals - has emerged as the most trusted source of information and communication today, as well as the most powerful force in business. We seek to build advocacy creation into our client work from the start.

The Minneapolis office has an exciting opportunity for an Intern. 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 in PR, Journalism or Related Field
Interested candidates should submit their resumes to: www.webershandwick.com.