Public Relations Internship Job Openings - 22 Jobs

  • Estimated Salary

    $94,500

    Business Change Manager - NY Medicaid Provider Relations - Remote - US - 139533
    Anthem

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $43,000

    NEW
    Community Relations Rep I - Warren and Madison Counties, Kentucky (PS1505)
    Anthem

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $42,801

    NEW
    Free Online K-12 Job Fair for Teachers: Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools at Public Policy (Ashburn,VA)
    Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools at Public Policy

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $58,350

    Employee Onboarding Coordinator
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $113,860

    NEW
    Senior Client Executive Public Sector
    Verizon Communications

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $113,860

    NEW
    Senior Client Executive Public Sector
    Verizon Communications

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $113,860

    Senior Client Executive - Public Sector
    Verizon

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $113,860

    NEW
    Senior Client Executive - Public Sector
    Verizon

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $75,000

    NEW
    Public Sector - Oracle Digital Business Development
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $101,000

    NEW
    Solutions Architect - Public Sector Security Solutions
    Verizon Communications

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $125,951

    Mid-Market Application Sales | Oracle Marketing Cloud | Northeast| Public Sector
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $107,572

    NEW
    Senior Member of Technical Staff - Oracle Public Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $75,000

    Public Sector Hardware Sales Representative - State & Local (SLED) - SoCal, AZ, NM, HI - Hardware Sales Rep IV
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $56,770

    Public Relations Intern TogoRun (Spring), Washington, D.C.
    Fleishmanhillard

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $56,770

    Area Public Relations Intern, Mid-Atlantic Hotels
    Kimpton Hotels

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $56,770

    NEW
    Public Relations Summer Intern
    Nestle Purina Petcare Company

    Arlington, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $56,770

    Public Relations Intern (Summer 2018), Washington, D.C.
    Fleishmanhillard

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $56,770

    NEW
    Public Relations Summer Intern
    Nestle

    Arlington, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $56,770

    Public Relations Intern TogoRun (Spring), Washington, D.C.
    Fleishmanhillard

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $56,770

    Intern (Academic) - Field Operations, Public Relations, Washington DC (Summer 2018)
    Alsac/St.Jude

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $56,770

    NEW
    Publications Graphics
    American Public Health Association (APHA)

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $56,770

    NEW
    Public Relations Summer Intern
    Nestle

    Arlington, VA

Public Relations Internship Jobs

average

$56,770

  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Mostly Sitting
  • Stressful

What does a Public Relations Internship do

A Public Relations Intern drafts basic public relations materials, such as news releases, fact sheets, client meeting summaries, and other materials, as directed. They create and write copy for flyers or web content from multiple previously produced materials.

how to become a Public Relations Internship

Public relations specialists typically need a bachelor’s degree. Employers prefer candidates who have studied public relations, journalism, communications, English, or business.

Education

Public relations specialists typically need a bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communications, English, or business. Through such programs, students produce a portfolio of work that demonstrates their ability to prospective employers.

Training

Entry-level workers typically begin by maintaining files of material about an organization’s activities, skimming and retaining relevant media articles, and assembling information for speeches and pamphlets. After gaining experience, public relations specialists begin to write news releases, speeches, articles for publication, or carry out public relations programs.

Other Experience

Internships at public relations firms or in the public relations departments of other businesses can be helpful in getting a job as a public relations specialist.

Some employers prefer candidates that have experience communicating with others through a school newspaper or a leadership position in school or in their community.

Important Qualities

Interpersonal skills. Public relations specialists deal with the public and the media regularly; therefore, they must be open and friendly to maintain a favorable image for their organization.

Organizational skills. Public relations specialists are often in charge of managing several events at the same time, requiring superior organizational skills.

Problem-solving skills. Public relations specialists sometimes must explain how a company or client is handling sensitive issues. They must use good judgment in what they report and how they report it.

Speaking skills. Public relations specialists regularly speak on behalf of their organization. When doing so, they must be able to clearly explain the organization’s position.

Writing skills. Public relations specialists must be able to write well-organized and clear press releases and speeches. They must be able to grasp the key messages they want to get across and write them in a short, succinct way to get the attention of busy readers or listeners.

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PressReleasesFacebookGeneralPublicPressKitsPressClippingsNewsReleasesEventPlanningSpecialEventsBlogPostsAdobePhotoshopPhotoShootsFactSheetsPitchLettersPressCoveragePressMaterialsPowerpointSuitePinterestPhoneCallsMarketResearch

Top Public Relations Internship Skills

Employers are also looking for people with the following skills for public relations internship jobs:
  1. Press Releases
  2. Facebook
  3. General Public
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Developed and distributed press releases to local media to spread the word about volunteer opportunities in the community.
  • Created and maintained social media accounts such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
  • Edit company website to include current speaker programs for clients and general public; update internal database respectively.
  • Distributed electronic press kits with the PR team and monitored business's social media networks.
  • Monitored all press coverage and compiled and sent daily reports of press clippings

Pinterest, Press Clippings, Press Releases, Press Coverage, News Releases, Suite, Phone Calls, Press Kits, Photo Shoots, Powerpoint, Facebook, Event Planning, Adobe Photoshop, Pitch Letters, Blog Posts, Press Materials, Fact Sheets, General Public, Special Events, Market Research

Top Public Relations Internship Employers

Find the best employers to advance your career

Top 10 Public Relations Internship Employers

American Red Cross has a strong demand for Public Relations Internship candidates where they have hired the most Public Relations Internship candidates.

Overall, 10 firms have active listings for Public Relations Internship.

American Red Cross, Regan Communications Group, Fleishman-Hillard, American Diabetes Association, J Public Relations, Fox Broadcasting Company, Red Light Pr, Weber Shandwick, CBS, Eric Mower and Associates

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