Unpaid

PR Internship - Communication Arts + Design, Inc.

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Location: 
Los Angeles - Brentwood
Semester: 
Spring 2015
Unpaid: 
Yes

Are you passionate about art, interior design and architecture? Do you have great people skills and outstanding communication skills? Here is an opportunity to work with L.A.’s most high profile names in a glamorous and creative industry. You will help coordinate chic events, be on the pulse of design industry trends, and work with journalists at the art and design magazines and blogs you read cover to cover every month. Our well-respected boutique PR firm represents brands and individuals who are involved in the design industry’s most exciting happenings: contemporary art shows, designer VIP events such as the Pacific Design Center’s WestWeek and Dwell on Design – everything from stylized kitchen demonstrations to exclusive designer meet-and-greets.

Internship Duties: 

As an intern, you will help with PR, research, media list cultivation, and event coordination. You must be bright, ambitious and motivated, with a keen interest in the cultural world, and be ready to learn the art of public relations. Duties will include:

- Assisting with database management and social media
- Recording media placements
- Corresponding with members of the media
- Researching design events and editorial calendars

You must be located in the Los Angeles area, be bright, ambitious and motivated, with a keen interest in the cultural world, and be ready to learn the art of public relations.

Benefits & Perks: 

Benefits include attending events and work experience in a small yet fast-paced office. Though in no way guaranteed, there is the possibility of a future position with the company, if we find that there is a fit. This internship starts February 2015 and requires an initial commitment of 6 to 8 hours per week.

VMT Office Administration Intern

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Location: 
Los Angeles
Semester: 
Summer 2015
Unpaid: 
Yes
Industry: 

VMT is a luxury lifestyle brand that launched in 2013. The line is made up by VMT Jewelry (bohemian meets Parisian chic) and VMT Vacances (a lifestyle collection centered on chic ease and classic pieces).

We are seeking candidates who are most likely pursuing a business degree or have a strong interest in the business side of the fashion industry. We’re a quickly growing/changing company so be prepared for a large variety of tasks in a fast paced environment.

Internship Duties: 

Intern duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Working closely with the CEO & Operations Manager
• Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Excel (creating charts, spreadsheets, etc.)
• Organizing file system; creating files
• Assist with inventory tracking & reconciliation
• Assisting with event coordination as necessary
• Research projects & new vendors as necessary
• Other tasks as assigned

Full Scale Media/ PR Internship

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Location: 
Mineola
Semester: 
Spring 2015
Unpaid: 
Yes
Internship Duties: 

Full Scale Media is looking for an intern to help with daily responsibilities such as interacting with clients, assist with developing and distributing pitches, and contacting press and media outlets. Duties include compiling media contact list, pitching to media outlets, and making phone calls to both clients and press. Must have strong communication and writing skills. Those applying should be detail oriented, and be proficient with Word and Excel. Grad or undergrad students. You can make your own schedule, more or less. Send your resume to info@fullscalemedia.com

PR/Marketing - Special Events

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Location: 
Birmingham
Semester: 
Winter 2015
Unpaid: 
Yes
Industry: 

The Birmingham office of the American Diabetes Association, the nation's leading health organization focused on diabetes, is seeking an energetic and outgoing Public Relations/Marketing & Special Events intern. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) seeks a highly motivated, self-starting student who is passionate about public service. Intern will provide support to ADA staff and gain valuable skills and insights while assisting with public relations/marketing, event planning, corporate research and volunteer outreach for the American Diabetes Association throughout Alabama. ADA internships are unpaid, but we offer a flexible internship of one semester or up to one year with the ability to fit your educational needs and earn credits.

Internship Duties: 

With this internship, students will receive the following benefits:
* Opportunity to work closely with professional staff at all levels (Director, Manager, Associate Manager) as well as some Board of Trustees
* Networking with other corporations including media outlets and other communication firms
* Gain working knowledge of public relations functions and tools
* Field experience in public relations, marketing and fund-raising
* Potential Career opportunity
* College credit available

This internship will enable a skilled student to assist the ADA by working on important fund-raising cultivation events. This internship will provide the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of areas including:

Public Relations/Marketing Intern:
* Media monitoring and analysis
* Media and marketing material production
* Ability to plan and execute a variety of events
* Development of press releases, media advisories, press kits, social media initiatives, etc.
* Implement national campaign messages
* Assisting with implementation of marketing strategies
* Strategic planning of brochure distribution
* Research and data entry projects

Special Events Intern:
* Help in planning and implementing special events
* Assist with phone calls and mailings to past and current participants, potential sponsors/volunteers
* Assist with cold-calling and donation asks
* Assist with day-of-event volunteer recruitment and management (includes attending event)
* Attend committee meetings when possible
* Attend promotional events as necessary- occasional night or weekend hours
* Utilize social networks to promote events
* Other duties as assigned

Duration: Winter/Spring 2015

Hours: Minimum of 15/hrs a week are required

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
* Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student
* Major in public relations, marketing, communications or related field
* Minimum three years of college education (or completion of required prerequisite courses)
* Knowledge of office tools (Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point, etc.)
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Proficiency in database management and design of spreadsheets
* Interpersonal communications skills
* Excellent writing and research skills
* Ability to prioritize and handle a variety of assignments simultaneously
* No experience necessary, but attention to detail and accountability required
* Must have an automobile and ability to lift up to 35 lbs
* Must pass background check

Passion PR Consulting

Virtual
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Location: 
Orlando
Semester: 
Summer 2015
Unpaid: 
Yes

Passion PR Communications Consulting is a boutique public relations, media relations, talent relations and promotions firm in Central Florida that represents the area’s top brands in entertainment, hospitality and lifestyle.

Internship Duties: 

Intern will assist Passion PR in all areas of the business, such as writing press releases and media alerts, researching media contacts and event and promotional opportunities for clients, being on hand at events and assisting with social media. Ideal candidate would have interest in the entertainment, hospitality and lifestyle industries, have writing experience and be hard-working and dedicated.

Time will be split between virtual at home, in person and at events so intern needs to be reliable, self-sufficient and able to work independently with guidance and support from Passion PR. Intern must also be based in Central Florida.

Junior or Senior (21 & up) preferred, start immediately if possible. Stellar interns may be considered for additional semesters.

Benefits & Perks: 

Gas and meals will be provided if work extends beyond the normal hours and location.

Paramount PR

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Location: 
Chicago
Semester: 
Summer 2015
Unpaid: 
Yes
Industry: 

Paramount Public Relations is a boutique PR firm with big agency expertise that serves clients in the hospitality, not-for-profit, media, retail, health, beauty, technology, corporate and consumer marketing industries. Paramount is a full service public relations office offering media relations, social media strategy and management, event marketing, media training, analyst relations, custom publishing, editorial services, news and issues monitoring, strategy, messaging and positioning, and trade show support.

Internship Duties: 

Assist in all general duties including but not limited to:

• Writing press releases, calendar listings, media alerts, PSAs for various clients
• Managing and updating client and company social media accounts
• Distributing press materials to media
• Performing client research
• Creating placement/media reports
• Participating in brainstorms and client conference calls
• Assembling press kits
• Following-up with and light pitching to media
• Attending client events
• Creating and updating media lists
• Submitting client events to online event calendars

Skills: Research, communication, writing and organizational skills are all necessary.

Hours: Must be able to work 15-20 hours a week, or 2-3 days.

Contact: Jessica Prah, principal, jprah@paramountpr.com

Hearst Magazines / Creative Communications

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Location: 
New York
Semester: 
Summer 2015
Unpaid: 
Yes

Hearst Creative Communications, a full-service, in-house creative department, seeks a detail-oriented Graphic Design intern to learn about a variety of design projects.

This is an opportunity to garner first-hand knowledge at one of the nation's most diversified and forward-thinking media and information companies. It’s suited for those who thrive in a fast-paced, artistic environment while interfacing with all levels of the company.

Internship Duties: 

Internship opportunities include assisting with a variety of graphic design assignments, photo research, and general support of designers and management.

To apply, the following is required:
All interns are required to receive college credit and be actively enrolled in an accredited college/university during the internship
Intern for at least 2-3 days per week
Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite
Resume and samples of work required (please include links)

Katz Public Relations Internship

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Location: 
Los Angeles
Semester: 
Summer 2015
Unpaid: 
Yes

Katz Public Relations is an up and coming Entertainment PR Agency seeking a motivated self-starter to join our small yet hardworking team. The internship will be part-time as well as occasional evening/weekend events throughout Los Angeles.

Internship Duties: 

- Research
- Finding contacts
-Drafting bios, press releases and pitches
- Google docs/Microsoft Excel and Word
- Covering events: red carpet, fittings, photo shoots, interviews, gifting suites, etc.
- Social Media: Updating our Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin pages
- Updating and compiling press clippings/Electronic Press Kits
- Other office duties as assigned

Candidate should be thick-skinned with an outgoing personality, fun attitude and great work ethic. Our agency works with entertainment/talent.

MUST have own reliable transportation and MUST be local to Los Angeles during the months of late May-end of August.

MUST have working laptop and cell phone.

MUST be available to work 3 days per week from 10:00 am-6:00pm as well as nights and weekends for event coverage as needed. Please include availability (days of week and hours) with application.

MUST have good, communication, writing, phone, and computer skills! Proficiency in social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin) required. Previous public relations and red carpet experience a plus!

Experience in Photoshop and Adobe InDesign a plus!

MUST be able to work independently both in and outside of the office environment.

We are looking for someone who is committed, passionate, and willing to learn!

This is a great opportunity for hands-on experience as well as building your portfolio. This internship can also be used for college credit!

Since this is an unpaid internship, we reimburse for any parking expenses for events.

VMT Art Department Intern

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Location: 
Culver City
Semester: 
Summer 2015
Unpaid: 
Yes

VMT is a luxury lifestyle brand that launched in 2013. The line is made up by VMT Jewelry (bohemian meets Parisian chic) and VMT Vacances (a lifestyle collection centered on chic ease and classic pieces).

Applicants should be familiar with the luxury space and how to speak for a luxury brand. We’re a quickly growing/changing company so be prepared for a large variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment.

Internship Duties: 

Intern duties will include, but are not limited to:

• Social media assistance

• Assist with creating line sheets

• Ship samples and product requests

• Maintain the organization of the PR samples

• Assisting with event coordination as necessary

• Track and clip editorial placements

• Research projects as necessary

• Other tasks as assigned

Paper and Fabric: Events Internship Summer 2015

Virtual
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Location: 
Los Angeles
Semester: 
Summer 2015
Unpaid: 
Yes

Paper and Fabric is an exciting new start-up in LA! We’re a new apparel company that features the works of emerging artists on canvas prints (Paper) and premium clothing (Fabric). The proceeds from each collection are shared with the artist and an art/education non-profit.

We are gearing up to launch a street wear collection via interesting online and offline sales channels, including strategic e-commerce partnerships, flash sale placements and pop-up shops/events. We are currently growing our internship program. Success in this program can lead to a paid positions.

Internship Duties: 

- Hands on experience behind the scenes of planning and executing an art showcase event
- Strong writing skills; organized; ability to multi-task; self-motivated.
- Social media savvy (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest)
- Photo editing a plus
- Applicants in Los Angeles/California are preferred

Benefits & Perks: 

- College credit
- Build your portfolio
- Fun team/environment
- Paid lunch/dinner meetings

To apply, please send along your resume and portfolio attachment or link to mikey@paperandfabric.com