Internship Opportunity – Are You Credit Wise? Internship Program

Company: Powell Tate | Weber Shandwick

Internship: Are You Credit Wise? Internship Program

Contact Person:

Jenna Langer

Phone: 202 585 2146

Fax: 202-383-0079


This internship is a great opportunity to gain REAL public relations experience with a top firm, Powell Tate | Weber Shandwick, and with MasterCard Worldwide.

Weber Shandwick oversees MasterCard’s financial literacy internship program for college students, called Are You Credit Wise? A select twelve interns nationwide are chosen to bring a financial literacy campaign to their campus. This paid internship is run on your own time, and selected candidates will be flown to D.C. in July for an all-expenses-paid, two-day training workshop at Powell Tate Weber Shandwck’s Washington office.

The internship runs throughout fall semester, 2010.

With the MasterCard Are You Credit Wise? internship program you will:

  • Score experience at a top firm
  • Score $1,000
  • Score impressive collateral for your portfolio

MasterCard and Powell Tate Weber Shandwick select and train student interns to participate in the Are You Credit Wise? program. Interns are selected from a pool of applicants who demonstrate a proven ability to communicate with student groups, administrators and student media, as well has have strong writing and presentation skills.

Interns are prepared for the internship by participating in a two-day training workshop in Washington, D.C. and also receive regular support throughout the internship.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the Are You Credit Wise? Class of 2010! Applications must be received no later than March 15, 2010.

For more information, please contact or visit


  • Interest in running a comprehensive PR campaign, including media relations, third party outreach, events coordination and online media
  • Ability to be take initiative and be proactive
  • We’re looking for outgoing individuals who are responsible, willing to learn, and ready get their feet wet in PR by running their own campaign
  • Must be a student during fall semester, 2010


$1000.00 for the Fall semester, plus a $250 operating budget for your campaign.

How To Apply:

Please email your resume to with “AYCW Internship” in the subject.

If you do not have a resume, please email with “AYCW Internship” in the subject, and we will send you an application to complete.

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