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  • Marketing, Public Relations
  • Summer
  • Austin, TX
  • 2015

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Part Time Unpaid Internship:
Lifestyle public relations agency, Konnect Public Relations is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated intern for the summer of 2015 in our Austin, TX office. Specializing in food & beverage, baby & kids and franchise clients, the intern will gain exposure to a variety of campaigns from working closely with account teams and gain an in-depth knowledge of the industry while working at this fast-paced agency.

Students MUST receive school credit for the internship and need to be available a minimum of 3 days per week from 9am-4pm.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
-Assisting the entire agency and helping all of our publicists with PR related tasks.
-Working across divisions and with on several different clients and/or projects.
-Researching media outlets
-Creating media lists
-Drafting press releases
-Administrative duties

Qualifications:
-Interest in public relations
-Working towards Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or related field
-General knowledge of PR and associated tasks
-Team Player
-Positive Attitude
-Detail-oriented and well organized
-MUST BE RECEIVING SCHOOL CREDIT

Konnect Public Relations provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Konnect Public Relations complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Konnect Public Relations expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Konnect Public Relations’ employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Hours Required: 
15-30 Hours Per Week