Posted below are internship opportunities for public relations students


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Center for Civic Engagement, Fall 2018 Graduate Internship as Assistant to the Co-Director of Active Citizenship and Community Partnerships

The 25-hour-per-week position pays $5,000 for each of the fall semester, spring semester, and summer. Duties include managing a roster of 14 undergraduate fellows, facilitating relationships between the fellows and community partners, and organizing the logistics for some of our larger programs, including the Hempstead High School Tutoring/Mentoring Initiative and Herstory Writers Workshop programs.

The Active Citizenship and Community Partnerships Intern

  • Oversees an upwards of 15 fellows in their work for the Center for Civic Engagement. The GA acts as a liaison between students and 10-12 community Partners.
  • Supports the needs of the Community Partners
    •  Matches their needs to resources at Hofstra
    • Monitors the progress of fellows working with community partners
    • Maintains and develops community partnerships
  • Organizes, plans and markets community-based programs
  • Provides logistical support for committee meetings and events
  • Manages a diverse team of undergraduate fellows by:
    • Participating in hiring and evaluation processes
    • Facilitating weekly student meetings
    • Holding regular office hours (min. 10h/wk, including at least one evening)
    • Providing support for and advising student initiatives

The intern will gain experience and training through building competencies in the following areas:

  • Forming and strengthening groups, networks, and organizations
  • Developing leadership and team building skills
  • Supporting community-based programs that foster civic engagement
  • Promoting conflict resolution and social transformation
  • Building connections within and between communities

Matriculated graduate students across all disciplines from the University with a passion for nonviolence, social justice sustainability, the democratic process, building bridges with the community and thinking globally are encouraged to apply for the Civic Literacy Graduate Assistantship. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills including an affinity for building relationships with campus organizations. Computer skills and social media knowledge are fundamental to this position, with a proficiency in Google Drive services preferred.

Knowledge of Hofstra University administrative organization and academic structures (Office of the Provost, HCLAS, Kalikow School, Honors College, Events Management, etc.) strongly preferred.

September 4, 2018 – December 19, 2018 with opportunity to renew each semester; must be available for 25 hrs/wk (Availability in May/June for orientation and training preferred)

Applications close on April 23 at 12:00pm. Visit to apply.

Devries Global, Summer 2018 Intern (Application Deadline: March 15)


DeVries Global is a mid-sized consumer communications agency and proud member of Interpublic Group (IPG) – a leading provider of marketing solutions with a roster of world- class agencies across the marketing spectrum in all major world markets. We have grown from a New York flagship into a global network with wholly-owned offices in London, Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, and Singapore. Clients count on us because we are just big enough to offer seamless global capabilities, but can also move quickly, nimbly, and with high-impact precision.


This is a 10-week paid public relations internship opportunity for the summer officially launching on June 4, 2018. Selected interns will get to work on 1-3 client accounts in different practice areas, including Beauty, Retail, Food & Beverage, Lifestyle, and Social Strategy.

Although it varies by team, interns may assist the account staff in a variety of activities, including building media lists and writing fact sheets, drafting pitches, media monitoring, assembling clip reports, coordinating creative send outs, event planning & logistics, sitting in on client calls, managing inventory, participating in brainstorms and researching ideas.

You will gain exposure through various opportunities, including:

  • Learning Seminars
  • IPG Intern Mixers
  • Challenging Group Project and Office-Wide Presentation
  • Agency Summer Party and other Cultural Initiatives


The successful candidate for the position will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Candidates must be able to work full-time (40+ hours Monday through Friday);
  • College students (rising juniors & seniors) and recent graduates pursuing a degreein communications or a related field are preferred;
  • Excellent storytelling, verbal and written communication skills;
  • Collaborative spirit
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines;
  • Contagious curiosity and creativity
    *Note: Academic credit is not a requirement


PART ONE – Submit your resume
PART TWO – Please answer the following question (500 words maximum):At DeVries Global, At DeVries Global, understanding how our client brands relate to the culture at large – and vice versa – is key to our success. Our agency values define who we are and how we work: inclusive, inventive, straight-talking, agile and connected. In 500 words maximum, how would you describe YOUR personal brand to influence DeVries Global to hire you as a summer intern? In other words, what values, strengths, passions and achievements would make you uniquely qualified against other applicants?PART THREE – Please answer ONE of the two questions listed below (500 words maximum):1. What do you think has been the most interesting cultural event or trend over the past year? Tell us why it stood out for you.
2. The importance of influencer marketing is increasingly significant – and controversial. When it comes to brand/influencer partnerships, what factors do you feel are most crucial for effectiveness, and how would you argue its importance overall? Please provide at least one example of a brand that has succeeded or failed in the influencer marketing space.


The deadline to submit will be 11:59pm on Thursday, March 15. You will be contacted directly by Friday, March 30 via an HR representative if there is further interest. If selected, there will be an initial HR phone screen, followed by a meeting (Skype or in person) with the account teams.

For any questions, please contact

Media Strategy Coordinator, Goldin Solutions

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of the media including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires, and blogs, to identify opportunities for clients
  • Developing media lists and research
  • Preparing regular clients reports
  • Researching and drafting press materials
  • Attending and staffing occasional events


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Internships in Public Relations or related field; 1 or more years of full-time professional experience is a plus
  • Excellent writing; presentation and problem solving skills
  • Organizational instincts and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • Ability to interact in a fast-pace and deadline-driven environment
  • Willingness to work nights as necessitated by client work
  • Ability to collaborate with others and work on teams

About Our Company

Headquartered in the Flatiron district, Goldin Solutions is a rapidly expanding PR agency with opportunities for professional growth and development in an entrepreneurial environment —


Send Chrissy Carvalho your resume and any other relevant materials.

Girl Scouts of Nassau County

Marketing Intern

Reports to:     Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Summary of Position: This internship will provide the candidate with an opportunity to develop real-life skills working for the Marketing and Girl Experience and Community Partnerships departments of Girl Scout of Nassau County. During this time the candidate will work on a variety of multi-department and function projects including the Gold Award Ceremony, celebrating the achievement of the highest award in Girl Scouting.  The position will start in May 2018 and last through August 2018.This is an unpaid position, designed to fulfill the requirements of most college and university credit-earning courses.   


  • Learn and oversee the logistics of the Gold Award Ceremony, including developing necessary collateral materials for the day, tickets, programs, award certificates and pins, attend and assist with set up of the event and coordination of activities for the day under the direction of the Director Girl Experience and Community Partnerships, coordinate post event materials including media CD’s, event web page and social media postings
  • Work with graphic artist to develop PowerPoint presentations that will be used during the ceremony
  • Work with Public Relations company to provide them with information and photos for press releases, before and after the event
  • Work with Interactive Media Marketing Senior Manager to develop content for the website and social media pages

Other Responsibilities:

  • Attend programs, meetings and education opportunities as offered by your supervisor.
  • Assist Marketing Department with other projects as they arise during the duration of the internship.


  • High School graduate.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft and Adobe computer software
  • Willingness to wear the adult Girl Scout uniform as appropriate
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a car in order to travel between Service Center and other locations as necessary
  • Ability to lift and carry materials up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to walk, when necessary, for moderate distances at program and activity sites

Patchogue​ ​Theatre​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Performing​ ​Arts​

Publicity​ ​&​ ​Marketing​ ​Intern Spring​ ​2018

Patchogue​ ​Theatre​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Performing​ ​Arts​ is seeking a dynamic, hard-working individual who is looking to learn about public relations and marketing and how it applies to the promotion of events at one of Long Island’s leading performing arts venues.

Responsibilities​ ​will​ ​include,​ ​but​ ​are​ ​not​ ​limited​ ​to:

  • Gather and scan daily press clippings for publicity binder
  • Research media outlets to expand our master media list & pitch list
  • Monitor and track online media coverage
  • Proof and edit marketing copy
  • Assist with the creation of marketing materials such as mailers and brochures
  • Submit events to the online calendars / publication calendars
  • Learn to write press releases, media alerts and pitches
  • Edit and maintain contact lists in Constant Contact
  • Assist with e-marketing content creation
  • Under supervision, develop and deploy content for posting on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Google Plus
  • Provide support for events and performances, including our 20th anniversary Gala
  • Create spreadsheets, documents and PowerPoint presentations as directed
  • Organize and maintain marketing invoices
  • Perform administrative tasks as needed

Internship​ ​is​ ​available​ ​for​ ​college​ ​credit​ ​only​, and 2-3 days per week is required for a minimum of 3 hours per day in the office. Office hours are 10am-6pm. This is an opportunity for a fall internship to begin in September. An interest in public relations or marketing is required. Graphic design experience is a plus. The student must have their own laptop to bring to the office.

Please send resumes to Bernie Fabig:


Spring 2018 Internship Program

This is a great opportunity to learn the inner workings of a public relations agency that
specializes in cable television networks/programs. Clients include, Amazon Studios,
Crackle, CNBC, WGNA, AMC WEtv, Sundance TV, Freeform, SONY. POP tv and

Our publicists promote our clients through print, electronic and on line media as well as
special events. You will gain much needed hands-on experience by working in a team
oriented environment, alongside our skilled PR professionals. Our ideal intern should be
passionate about television, self-motivated, and demonstrate the ability to multi task and
pay attention to details. Be personable, organized, and professional.
This is a non-paid position. Our agency will provide up to $20 stipend for transportation
and lunch.


  • Review Publications for breaks
  • Monitor, clip and scan essential client press
  • Maintain Client files
  • Research, compile press kits, build and update media lists
  • Produce Press Materials
  • Assist in mailings and supporting events
  • Support administratively as needed, including running errands


  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Photoshop
  • Communication, Journalism, English, Marketing, and PR majors preferred
  • Minimum commitment of 2 or 3 days/week
  • Please note: Attire is business casual in our office
  • Ideally Interns should be able to receive college credit or provide a letter from an accredited university explaining how this internship applies to their academic/professional track.

Intern Coordinator: Randi Lenahan


2018 Alfred Fleishman Diversity Fellowship

FleishmanHillard is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for our 2018 Alfred Fleishman Diversity Fellowship from now through February 15, 2018. Interested students may visit our website for additional information regarding the application process, requirements and qualifications.

Our fellows have had the opportunity to work on client projects, media relations, events and new business pitches, among many other practical experiences in the field of integrated communications. Fellows are also engaged in promoting diversity and inclusion across FleishmanHillard as well as in their local communities, and they support the development and implementation of new diversity and inclusion initiatives. During and/or at the end of the assignment, fellows are given strong consideration for full-time positions with FleishmanHillard based on their job performance and the needs of the business.

Don’t just take our word for it. To hear directly from our fellows about their experience, check out this video.

The fellowship targets college seniors, recent graduates and graduate students from ethnically diverse backgrounds, as well as applicants who have a passion for ethnic or cultural diversity. The fellowships are offered in public relations, graphic design, video, social content, digital and copywriting. They are six-to-twelve months in duration, offering a challenging work experience in one of our U.S. offices, competitive pay, professional development and senior-level mentorship. In addition, company benefits such as healthcare, 401k, vacation and sick leave are included.

If you have any questions, or would like to refer someone to be considered please do not hesitate to contact us at

Posting added 12/5/17.

The Maurer Foundation for Breast Health Education

Development and Social Media Intern

The Maurer Foundation’s mission is to save lives through breast health education that focuses on breast cancer prevention, healthy lifestyle choices, early detection and risk reduction. To spread this message, our certified Breast Health Educators conduct workshops in high schools, colleges, businesses and community groups throughout Long Island. Our programs have reached over 325,000 individuals since our inception in 1995.

The purpose of this internship is to assist the Development Department in creating a strategy to increase community awareness of the Foundation’s mission through an enhanced social media presence.


  • Assist in developing, brainstorming and implementing comprehensive social media strategies.
  • Research the social media landscape for successful approaches to social media. Explore new online and social media tools. Research best practices and identify strategies for search engine optimization.
  •  Build community interest and momentum through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media channels by posting updates, engaging conversations and discussions, and increasing the number of followers.
  • Assist with social media content creation.
  • Monitor social channels and maintain social media presence. Review social analytics.
  • Assist with special events and maintain social media presence capturing event activity.
  • Help in the creation of event invitations, journals, save the dates, and any other promotional pieces.


  •  Currently enrolled in a 4-year accredited college/university or graduate program with a major in Marketing, PR, Communications, Advertising, or a related field.
  • Strong familiarity with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest).
    Experience with SEO including basic understanding of Google Analytics a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Good Microsoft Office skills, Adobe Suite preferred.
  •  Innovative and creative thinker, ability to work independently.
  • Interest in health and wellness preferred.

Email Debbie Goldman to apply.

Posting added 12/5/17.

Yes Network

Summer 2018 Communications Internship

The YES Network, the number one regional sports network in the nation, is the exclusive television home of the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees, the Brooklyn Nets and New York City FC. YES, which has earned 101 Emmy Awards since its 2002 launch, also televises original biography, interview and magazine programs, in addition to college sports. It has been the most-watched regional sports network in the country for 13 of the past 15 years. YES has made the list of Forbes’ top 10 most valuable sports business brands in the world for each of the past eight years.

Timeframe: May-August 2018
Pay: $14/hr
Location: New York, New York



  • Work directly with the Vice President, Communications in publicizing the business and on-air activities of the YES Network
  • Review, identify and pitch newsworthy elements of YES television programs
  • Research and identify possible stories and other exposure opportunities for the company, its senior executives and its talent
  • Research, write and edit press materials such as press releases, biographies, fact sheets and industry awards competition submissions
  • Fulfill internal and external information requests
  • Manage online media database and photo library
  • Research and maintain YES and industry ratings databases


  • Must be a matriculating undergraduate student
  • Must be able to commute to and work out of YES’ Manhattan office
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary
  • Must possess excellent office demeanor
  • Must be meticulous, professional, responsive and resourceful
  • Must know how to conduct research over the Internet
  • Must be proficient in Word and Excel
  • Working knowledge of the business of sports, television and new media is preferred
  • Must have a genuine interest in the communications/public relations field

Submit resume to, with “Summer 2018 Communications
Internship” written in the Subject line. Include brief cover letter in body of email explaining
why you should be considered for this position.

***Resumes must be submitted directly by students to YES; resumes submitted by the school (e.g. advisors or career services) or by third-party sites will not be considered.

Posting added 12/4/17.


Spring Internships 

PMK•BNC is a strategic marketing and communications firm that specializes in entertainment and popular culture. PMK•BNC represents many of the world’s most prominent actors, actresses, directors, films, production companies, television properties, musicians, authors and content creators, as well as leading consumer brands and prestigious special events. The firm employs a staff of more than 300 professionals spanning offices in Los Angeles, New York and London. PMK•BNC thrives on being ahead of the curve and works with their clients to create ideas that build engaged audiences and connect with consumers through popular culture. PMK•BNC is a part of Momentum Worldwide and McCann Worldgroup within Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG).

The company is currently accepting applications for our 2018 Spring Internships. Paid internship positions are available in the NY office in such areas as Brand Communications, Entertainment PR, and the digital and social media team, Vowel.


  • Currently enrolled student working towards a Bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university (recent graduates are not eligible for this program). Must show proof of enrollment.
  • College credit is available if needed
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. without a visa or sponsorship
  • Office experience, preferably in a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Positive attitude and work ethic
  • Commitment of 16 hours a week (full days preferred)
  • Commitment to a 12 week internship term
  • Knowledge of PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, and Excel

Interested students should apply ASAP at the links provided below.

2018 Spring Internship – Brand Communications

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with teams to gain real-world, hands on experience
  • Collaborate with other interns to develop and present a group project to executive and senior level business managers
  • Attend Intern 101 Meetings led by staff members to gain a better understanding of various departments
  • Compile media lists
  • Format presentations
  • Assist with mailers
  • Research online and print publications
  • Create media audits specific to an account
  • Conduct competitive research
  • Draft press releases, client memos and pitches
  • Track and clip coverage and work on coverage grids
  • Attend calls, meetings and brainstorm sessions
  • Lend insight into cultural trends, news, happenings, etc.
  • Assist onsite at events as needed/approved

2018 Spring Internship – Entertainment PR

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with teams to gain real-world, hands on experience
  • Learn influential communication and PR strategies
  • Collaborate with other interns to develop and present a group project to executive and senior level business managers
  • Attend Intern 101 Meetings led by staff members to gain a better understanding of various departments
  • In Film, Collaborate with the film team in selecting promotional clip suggestions and brainstorming pitch angles for those clips. Help in coordinating/executing various off-site events, including premieres/red carpets and press days. Sit in on conference calls and meetings with film clients and also staff meetings
  • In Music, assist in day-to-day duties relative to tours such as speaking with the venue PR representatives, allocating media tickets and photo passes, and monitoring for review coverage. Assist in monitoring for music client press, status reports, and master music files.
  • In Talent, Search, scan, and track client press coverage as it happens. Build media lists and contact sheets by using Cision, IMBD Pro, Who Represents, and basic internet searches. Research new business and compile recent press/notable happenings to create an at-a-glance look at prospective clients and their projects. Attend client events, photo shoots, tapings, etc. to learn more about the day-to-day tasks and responsibilities of personal publicists as needed/approved

2018 Spring Internship – Vowel (Digital and Social Media)

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with teams to gain real-world, hands on experience
  • Collaborate with other interns to develop and present a group project to executive and senior level business managers
  • Attend Intern 101 Meetings led by staff members to gain a better understanding of various departments
  • Research new technologies, social media/digital/marketing trends, and innovative campaigns
  • Conduct social media audits – examine prospective and current client social channels to help assess strengths, weakness, audience size, and engagement trends
  • Help brainstorm social media strategies for current clients and new business opportunities
  • Attend meetings, calls, brainstorm sessions

Posting added 10/31/17.

D. Pagan Communications

Internship Program

Melville, NY

Long Island-based PR firm, D. Pagan Communications Inc. (DPC), enlists the help of students majoring in Public Relations, Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Communications, Marketing or English who are interested in spring, summer or fall internships for credit.

As an intern for DPC, you will work with a dynamic group of PR professionals with a combined total of over 50 years of experience in the field. Students will have the opportunity to learn first-hand how a public relations firm operates.

Interns who are accepted into the program will be immersed in the daily life of an Account Executive. This includes, but is not limited to: daily client communications, researching publications for editorial leads, customer story interviews, social media content creation,
press release drafting, press release distribution, tradeshow preparation and industry research. Students will be working alongside veterans in the field, gaining invaluable knowledge every day they are here.

DPC is a full service public relations and marketing firm located in Melville, NY. DPC specializes in the professional audio/video for broadcast, film, post production and music industries and has a proven track record of helping companies break through the clutter. As experts at introducing new products and services, DPC’s professional team is well-versed in taking new products and technologies from the phase of early adoption to widespread acceptance, as well as repositioning mature products and technologies.

At DPC, our reputation is built upon excellence in client service, which is derived from our creative innovation and flawless execution of our responsibilities. Our team consists of public relations specialists who understand the trends and issues, and help clients build advocates among important industry leaders.

For more information, or to submit your resume for consideration, contact Samantha Esposito at or 631-659-2309

Internship listing added 10/30/17.

CooperKatz & Company

Spring 2018 paid internship

CooperKatz & Company is looking for high-energy individuals for a Spring 2018 paid internship.

Are you ready to spend spring semester with a dynamic, creative team that thoroughly enjoys working together to create award-winning programs for clients in a variety of industries? If so, independent New York public relations agency, CooperKatz & Company, would love to meet you!

We are looking for hard-working, passionate individuals to join us for a paid internship, starting in January 2018.

An internship at CooperKatz affords you:

  • The chance to join client teams and do meaningful work
  • An opportunity to offer your thoughts, opinions and ideas – in fact, we prefer that you do!
  • Time spent learning and working closely with tools of the PR trade
  • Access to agency brainstorms on behalf of current and potential clients
  • The opportunity to help us conduct research on behalf of current and potential clients, to help inform future plans and campaigns
  • Collaboration with a group of tightly-knit colleagues excited to have you on board – for their benefit and your own!

We value each and every member of our team and give everyone a seat at the table and a chance to make an impact. We are always on the lookout for “renaissance people” who have an intellectual curiosity and an interest in the varied industries in which we work – which include healthcare, real estate, business-to-business, financial services, nonprofit and more.

We invite you to consider joining us to learn about CooperKatz – and PR in general!

Timing: Approximately 15-20 hours per week is preferred. We are flexible and will work to coordinate hours with school schedules.

To Apply: Email qualifications via cover letter and resume to Please make your subject line “Spring 2018 Internship, Your First Name Your Last Name, Expected Graduation Month and Year.”

Posting added 10/13/17.

Glenna Freedman Public Relations 

PR Internship – Spring 2018

Glenna Freedman Public Relations is a public relations firm specializing in Broadway and Off-Broadway shows; authors; celebrities and not-for -profit organizations. Interns will assist in publicizing the company’s clients. Glenna Freedman has been in the business for over two decades and is highly regarded in the industry.

Interns work involves direct contact with the media, arranging and covering press interviews, writing and editing press releases, assisting in special event planning, and general office duties which include: answering phones, filing, e-mail blasts, updating lists and dealing with social media.

Media contact also includes arranging coverage on TV and radio shows, as well as creating newspaper and magazine stories. The program is ideal for interns majoring in communications, journalism, theater or English. Interns should have a general interest in theatre and communications. Excellent communication, computer and writing skills are a must.

Interns gain a thorough understanding of public relations in the most demanding city in the world for the arts and the theater, as well as make many connections in the industry.

Please send resume and letter of interest to

Posting adding 9/26/17.


Publicity & Events Evergreen Internship

About Aperture’s Program:

Aperture, a not-for-profit foundation, connects the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other—in print, in person, and online.

Aperture’s Work Scholar Program welcomes individuals to engage in Aperture’s programs and contribute to the editing, design, production, circulation, sales, and marketing of photography’s most significant publications; the development of major traveling exhibitions; educational programs for children and adults; the creation of web content; and all other business operations essential to a non-profit organization.

Interns serve on a volunteer basis for which they receive a lunch stipend of $300 per month full-time, as well as complimentary copies of Aperture magazine (stipends for part-time work scholars vary depending on their time commitment). We do not offer summer or semester-long internships. Applicants must make their own living arrangements and should have sufficient financial resources to cover their living expenses. College credit is available for this program. A full-time (five days per week, unless otherwise noted), six-month time commitment is necessary, with the potential to extend the internship for an additional six months.

About the Publicity & Events Internship:

The Publicity and Events Work Scholar contributes to the Communications Department in various capacities, including: preparing and assembling press material for distribution to members of the media; updating web site content; writing promotional copy; coordinating e-blasts; maintaining accurate records of all external communications; circulating press clippings to sales representatives and other key constituents; researching outlets and contacts for publicity outreach; daily contact with media outlets; and assisting in events at Aperture Gallery, including opening receptions for exhibitions, book signings, lectures, and panel discussions.To read more about what you can learn from this position as well as a full description of responsibilities, click here.


Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; some experience with Adobe Photoshop, database programs, and e-mail marketing software; excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills; and a genuine passion for the arts.

Application Deadlines:

Spring term (January-June): October 15
Fall term (July-December): March 15

If you have questions, please view our FAQs or contact us at

Additional Application Materials:

Please submit a one- to two-page sample of written work. The sample should be submitted as a PDF, separate from your application. The file name should be saved as “sample_LASTNAME.pdf”

Please submit your application via email to

Posting added 9/6/2017.




Zimmerman/Edelson, Inc.

Interns with Zimmerman/Edelson gain hands-on experience applying skills learned in the classroom to a real-world setting.

Interns will have the opportunity to work alongside Zimmerman/Edelson account executive, copywriters and agency personnel on a variety of projects and assignments such as:

  • Media pitches
  • Writing assignments such as press relases, media advisories and photo captions
  • Creative content development
  • Live media events such as broadcast tapings and interviews
  • Social Media projects

Find out more about the internship program at


Winters Bros. Waste Systems


Winters Bros. Waste Systems is the premier waste services and recycling company on Long Island.  We are currently offering an internship in the Company for a highly qualified individual with interests in government affairs, news media relations, marketing, social media, public affairs, community relations and/or environmental science.  This position will assist the Winters Bros. staff with various communications projects.


  • Update and maintain list of media contacts (newspaper, TV, radio, web, others)
    Work with staff to develop communication strategies and talking points for Winters Bros. operations and specific issues.
  • Work with staff to write and distribute media advisories and press releases.
  • Develop and implement a strategy to increase public awareness and understanding of Winters Bros.
  • Track news reports about Winters Bros. and general industry issues.
  • Assist in providing media and communications training.
  • Assist in coordinating special events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (communications, political science, natural sciences, journalism, or public policy) preferred or undergraduate work with relevant major and/or strong interest or experience in communications and public affairs.
  • Excellent analytical, writing and communication skills and the ability to conduct research and work in a consistent, efficient and timely manner.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Willingness to organize press information, prepare mailings, write articles for publication and correspond with various audience members.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced work environment.
  • General enthusiasm and strong commitment to teamwork.

Stipend: A monthly stipend to defray commuting and other costs is available.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to:

Will Flower, Vice President of Corporate and Public Affairs
Winters Bros. Waste Systems
1198 Prospect Avenue
Westbury, NY  11590

Web site:


The intern will work to broaden his or her understanding of the communication/public relations process by working at a Long Island based company. The intern will work with internal staff to further the mission of Winters Bros., through education and community outreach activities. The intern will be exposed to many aspects of PR, journalism, advertising, marketing, community relations, crisis management, public outreach and publicity in a company/business environment.


  • Must possess typing and computer skills and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Desk top publishing, etc…
  • Must have an eye for detail and possess strong organizational skills and be dependable.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written skills.
  • Must be able to work occasional evening and weekends.
  • Must possess creativity and be able to display that in his or her work.
  • Must be comfortable with public speaking.


Alliance For Women In Media

The Alliance for Women in Media is seeking a student(s) interested in an internship program to impact and influence this trailblazing organization. Through recognition events such as the Gracies and Women in Series as well as creating programming, AWM is creating relevant and meaningful connections for women in media.

Intern Projects:

  • Write/commission a blog every two weeks on topics as designated by AWM Staff
  • Research events and publications that match the AWM market and find vendors that would be potential sponsors for AWM and the Gracies. Locate an appropriate contact for staff to reach out to.
  • Research media companies that are not currently entering for Gracie awards and find an appropriate contact to reach out to for an invite to enter.
  • Write a piece on the history of the Beverly Wilshire and Cipriani – why they fit The Gracies as event locations.
  • Edit the Behind the Bio series and the Women in Sports pieces and put into a format that could be downloaded. Also research and recommend most effective web platform for promotion and usage.
  • Continue researching “Where are they now” for the Gracies. Look at past Gracie honorees and capture stories of those who have moved to new positions or roles that would be relevant or noteworthy. Step two would be finding contact information for the most noteworthy “where are they now” stories to reach out to for interviews or quotes.
  • Research articles, research pieces or other newsworthy content that would be relevant to include in Fast Forward newsletter, social or on the website.
  • Interview Salon and Gracies Chairs for website.
  • Create content depository for weekly Facebook posts with an interesting article about a past Gracie winner or a link to a past Gracie winning piece.
  • Research and collect Facebook, Twitter and Instagram handles for all 2016 Gracie winners and put in a spreadsheet.
  • Research and create a database of colleges, universities or other resources to promote AWMF scholarships and student opportunities.

Candidate Requirements:

  • An undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in journalism, public relations, English or related field.
  • Strong writing, editing and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, basic HTML coding and web CMS management. Design software a benefit.
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

To apply, contact Becky Brooks (


Avior Executive Search, Inc.

Marketing/Social Media Intern

We are seeking a Marketing/Social Media Intern on a part-time basis. The internship will start immediately and can be ongoing for the right individual(s). This is a unique opportunity for an entrepreneurial bi lingual social media savvy student with very strong research and social media skills. The right person should be articulate, confident and extroverted. Our firm offers outstanding mentor ship and is looking for someone with the ability to learn and the aptitude to engage people and build relationships. Fluency in Spanish is required Portuguese would be a huge plus. Candidates must be able to commute to Melville, New York to be considered for this position.

The successful intern will be required to commit to 12 to 16 hours (2 or 3 days) a week. This is a paid internship.


  • Develop marketing & Social media campaigns targeted to firms and individuals within the International Wealth Management marketplace with strong emphasis on Latin American Private Banks, Brokerage firms, Family offices, RIA’s, Asset Managers and Hedge Funds.
  • Strong bi lingual communication written and verbal skills by phone, email, and through other media outlets such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to contact directly into targeted companies and individuals to promote Avior’s branding and social media presence.
  • Function as the administrator for Twitter, Constant Contact, Avior website and Linked In company page to post all updates and fresh data.
  • Conduct Linked In recruiter advanced people searches to identify qualified professionals (candidates) for the firm.
  • Perform data entry in Avior’ s proprietary ATS system
  • Assist CEO of Avior in client presentations & Industry conferences
  • Function as a bi lingual translator and assist the CEO through verbal & written communication with International clientele & applicants of the firm.
  • Actively involved with identifying potential passive candidates for searches and tactfully engage with candidates via connection requests, LinkedIn Mails and/or email to best support the Wealth Management recruitment team in conducting talent searches.
  • Identify and create target company lists, conduct and present company information as well as candidate names, titles, and contact information for individuals with positions and responsibilities relevant to our Executive searches, while keeping diversity efforts in the forefront of each search.
  • Monitor industry trends and new business initiatives in competitive industries, share information with the team as appropriate, and maintain data in research database on a real time basis.

If interested, contact Alan Goldstein at


Long Beach Latino Civic Association, Inc.

Public Relations Intern

Community Based organization seeking intern who will work closely with Executive Director in community outreach, event management and relationship development. This individual will represent the organization at community events as well as partake in administrative tasks related to public relations and sponsorship requests.

Job Duties Include:

  • Help to develop a public relations plan identifying targeted markets within the Hispanic and non-Hispanic arenas
  • Help to develop and implement PR strategy
  • Assist in maintaining content for print, electronic and social media to communicate information to sponsors and community in Spanish
  • Maintain clear, inspiring and upbeat voice for newsletters, brochures, Web content and annual report
  • Assist with community communication strategies and with the help of executive director response, reply to sensitive issues and inquiries as needed
  • Assist in monitoring and measuring the effectiveness of ongoing programs
  • Work with staff to identify ways to use messaging to increase and retain community involvement through social media
  • Accept additional duties and responsibilities as directed


  • Bilingual: Must be able to read, write and speak fluently in both English and Spanish
  • Creative thinker: Must possess problem solving and decision making skills
  • Knowledge of basic computer programs and office equipment

To apply please email cover letter and resume to Helen Dorado Alessi at:


Mather Hospital

Public Relations Intern


  • Two years of college or a Bachelor Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing or English
  • Strong communication and organized skills


  • Updating online sites
  • Preparing digital analytics
  • Proofreading
  • Writing
  • Clerical duties

This is a paid internship opportunity. If interested, email resume by visiting the link to the job listing.


United Way of Long Island

Marketing & Communications Intern:

Marketing & Communications intern will work with the marketing team to develop and implement United Way marketing materials, special events and public relations stories to achieve established objectives for United Way of Long Island.


  • Help the team collect stories for the United Way
  • Assist in the day-to-day activities of United Way’s major events
  • Assist team with interviewing and taking photographs, to use for United Way press and social media
  • Take inventory of existing marketing materials in the storage room and advise what needs to be reprinted
  • Ensure that all marketing materials are posted internally
  • Help teams send out mailings & prepare materials
  • Work with team on events to prepare pre, post, and day-of event materials, such as table tents, name tags and registration signs. Aid with day-of event activities, including check-in, registration and making follow up calls to the media
  • Celebrity research
  • Assist with developing media database

Skills/Experience Required

  • Ability to understand the creative aspect of the marketing & communication industry and be willing to learn new skills
  • Willingness to assist in day-to-day administrative activities (copying, scanning materials to prepare for meetings, mailing and other administrative tasks, etc.)
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills to handle coordinating multiple projects simultaneously
  • Good problem solving and interpersonal communication skills
  • Flexibility to handle frequent changes and rescheduling
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Must be a college student working toward a degree
  • Minimum of 15 hours per week

Please send resume and cover letter to Marissa Slattery at


D. Pagan Communications, Inc

Fall, Spring, or Summer internships

Responsibilities include:

  • Online research for media contacts and new publications
  • Following up with editors regarding story leads
  • Magazine subscriptions and feature articles
  • Assisting with press kit preparation and distribution for trade shows
  • Assisting with creation of press releases by preparing materials for account executives
  • Identifying upcoming editorial opportunities in industry publications
  • Assisting in any special projects
  • Tracking industry publications
  • Maintaining office library of media

About D. Pagan Communications, Inc:

D. Pagan Communications, Inc (DCP) is a full-service public relations and marketing firm located in Melville, NY specializing in professional audio/video for broadcast, film, post production, and music. DCP has a proven track record of helping companies break through the clutter. Experts at introducing new products and services, DCP’s professionals are well versed in taking new products and technologies through the phases of early adoption to widespread acceptance. The company also has expertise in repositioning mature products and technologies.

For more information, contact or

Nassau BOCES / Public Relations Intern

The Nassau BOCES Communications Office is looking for talented public relations interns for the fall and spring semesters. We will provide an invaluable learning experience for a student interested in public relations, social media and video development. Must be organized, motivated and creative. To apply, please contact Angela Marshall, Public Information Officer, at or 516-396-2207.


Corporate Communications Intern


The Intern is responsible for assisting with implementing and monitoring projects within a specific set of accounts under the direction of the supervisor.  S/he works closely with and supports the needs of the account teams.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Basic understanding of principles of PR
  • Basic understanding of clients’ business
  • Participation in brainstorms when invited by the supervisor
  • Read and identify media clips from clipping services and on-line resources
  • Assist with monitoring client competition coverage
  • Pitch the media under the direction of the supervisor
  • Assist with preparation of press kits for distribution
  • Update media lists
  • Assist with compilation of media coverage reports
  • Familiarity with AP style
  • Draft pitch letters and/or email pitch memos to vendors with the approval of the supervisor
  • Conduct and compile research
  • Basic understanding of key client information, including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers and competitors in the marketplace
  • Basic understanding of research and media list building tools (Factiva, Edge, etc.)

The intern must be able to work effectively with a variety of account service staff within a specific set of accounts. S/he must have good organizational skills and the ability to adapt to new conditions, assignments and deadlines. S/he must have solid knowledge of MS Office Suite and superior verbal and written communication skills. The Intern is generally someone who has recently graduated with a Bachelor’s degree and is looking for entry-level experience in Public Relations. S/he must demonstrate the ability to become a strong writer. Familiarity with the Public Relations discipline through past coursework or other internships is desirable.

Basic Qualifications:

Intern candidates must have interest in the public relations field and possess good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with others.

About Edelman

Edelman is the world’s largest public relations firm, with more than 5,000 employees in 65 cities, as well as affiliates in more than 35 cities. Edelman was named one of Advertising Age’s “A-List Agencies” in both 2010 and 2011, and an “Agency to Watch” in 2014; Adweek’s “2011 PR Agency of the Year;” PRWeek’s “2011 Large PR Agency of the Year;” and The Holmes Report’s “2013 Global Agency of the Year” and its 2012 “Digital Agency of the Year.” Edelman has been awarded seven Cannes Lions including the Grand Prix for PR in 2014. Edelman was named one of the “Best Places to Work” by Advertising Age in 2010 and 2012 and among Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” in 2011, 2013 and 2014. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Berland (research), Edelman Deportivo (creative), Blue (advertising), BioScience Communications (medical communications) and agency Edelman Significa (Brazil). Visit for more information.


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