Internships

Work with non-profit organizations, and see how passion-driven public relations can make a difference in our community.

Relief Communications, LLC, accepts interns on a semester, summer, or academic year basis. We are seeking a motivated, detail-oriented, and committed individual to assist in all aspects of public relations consulting organization. This internship is a wonderful opportunity to learn and explore all aspects of public relations in the non-profit community, and to work closely with a public relations consultant who specializes in the non-profit arena with a wide variety of projects. The position involves assisting at clients’ events all over the Greater Philadelphia region, writing, getting to know the local media market, and administrative support. Ongoing projects include Historic Philadelphia, Inc. and Franklin Square programs, Fairmount Park Conservancy’s initiatives such as The Oval and Parks on Tap, AIDS Walk Philly and other AIDS Fund programs, and multiple projects with the renowned Mural Arts Philadelphia, among others.

Internships are open to students with a background in communications or public relations. Work days are Mondays and Wednesdays. Preference given to those applicants who commit to six-month internship (such as semester plus summer, or full academic year). This is an unpaid internship, but credit may be given if the internship meets college or university requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently

Application instructions:

Email resume and cover letter with interest to info@reliefcomm.com with subject line: “Internship.”

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