New Internships

Here are the internship opportunities this week:

1. Cone

Cone offers a comprehensive Internship Program to qualified students who seek to gain hands-on experience in the Public Relations field.  We offer our Internship Program each semester on a year-round basis (Spring, Summer and Fall).  Internships include participation in daily work on account teams and in several topical and instructional workshops.

This is an unpaid internship for school credit only and we generally require two to three full days of participation per week.

We offer internship opportunities in the following areas:

• Brand Marketing

• Cause Branding

• Corporate Responsibility

• Crisis Prevention & Management

• Knowledge Leadership & Insights

• Business Development

• New Media

• Graphic Design

We seek intern candidates who echo Cone’s core values of Passion, Integrity, Teamwork, Intellectual Curiosity and Commitment to Excellence in everything they do. Previous PR or communications internship experience is desired, as well as academic focus in a relevant field of study.

Applications for Spring 2011 are being accepted and will be considered starting in November.  The Spring Internship Program runs from 1/24 to 4/29.

2. MS&L Worldwide

MS&L is a leading global communications firm and part of MS&L Worldwide, a network of communications brands and consultancies with 54 offices in North America, Latin America, EMEA and Asia , as well as an extensive affiliate network. We specialize in using research, insights and technology to create and execute powerful communications strategies that are critical to client success. With a unique combination of advice, advocacy and action, MS&L delivers measurable business results for many of the world’s largest companies and brands.

MS&L’s mission centers around its employees: To employ and engage smart, passionate professionals who build and protect our clients’ brands and reputations through stewardship, innovation and the use of powerful tools of communication. We are a diverse group that brings a broad mix of experiences, backgrounds, interests and expertise to work each day. We look for people who are savvy, inventive, anticipatory and catalytic about the industry and the way they work – in short, the best people for our clients’ businesses.

MS&L one of the world’s leading global public relations agencies, is seeking a paid part-time intern to join its Boston office.  Duties may include creating media lists, participating in media outreach, compilation of press kits, coordination of events, possible writing assignments including news releases and pitch letters, media list development and follow-up, monitoring newspapers for daily clips and much more.

In order to qualify for the spring internship, you must:

*   Be a junior or senior in a Boston area college/university

*   Be available to work a minimum of 2 days (18 hours)

*   Possess proficient word processing skills (Microsoft Office)

*   Have strong verbal and written communication skills (you will be asked to make pitch calls to reporters/publicists)

*   Have a strong interest in consumer public relations, media relations and an interest in cause marketing

*   Be willing to work above and beyond the call of duty and jump start your PR career

Interested candidates, who meet all the above requirements, should submit their resume to Laura Schroeder @

3. Student Champion of the Year Competition

The Student Campaign of the Year competition is hosted by Direct Marketing News and the John Caples International Awards. This year, our sponsor, Alloy Marketing + Media, has teamed up with their client, Sony, to present this year’s assignment. Students will be designing a marketing campaign to drive awareness amongst college students for the Sony VAIO laptop series.

Students will be able to work individually or as a team. They will need to create copy and creative for the campaign. For more details and tips on how to win, please download the entry kit at


Students have a chance of winning a $5,000 cash prize, an internship at Alloy Marketing + Media, and a chance to come to New York City in March 2011 to attend the John Caples International Awards dinner and presentation. There is no cost associated with entering the competition. The deadline for entries is on Friday, January 21, 2011.


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