August 24, 2016

Corporate Affairs Internship

Weber Shandwick - Chicago, IL

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  • Company
    Weber Shandwick Weber Shandwick
  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Corporate Affairs Internship- Chicago
The Weber Shandwick Chicago office is seeking recent college graduates to provide full-time support for an internship in the Corporate Affairs practice. The intern will provide support for media monitoring, assist with research, help prepare media relations materials and conduct media outreach. In addition, the intern will have the opportunity to work directly with account teams and other interns on specific client-related projects, as well as agency-wide efforts. Must be able to multi-task, demonstrate enthusiasm for the work as well as the PR industry and learn client's business.

The duration of the internship is 16 weeks and is a paid internship at $12/hour.
Solid research skills
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Creative thinking skills
Organized and detail-oriented
Willingness to learn, question and challenge
Ability and desire to work on challenging projects in addition to having strong leadership qualities
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite programs and Internet navigation
Previous internship experience is preferred but not required.
Candidates should have BA or BS in public relations, communications, journalism or a related field, with prior experience or a strong demonstrated interest in the Corporate PR industry.

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