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 a 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 FDR Park’s Park Plan, AIDS Walk Philly and other AIDS Fund programs, and ongoing work with Prevention Point Philadelphia, a public health and social service organization working at the intersection of opioid use and poverty in the Kensington neighborhood. 

Internships are open to students with a background in communications or public relations. Work days are Mondays and Wednesdays. Opportunities for in-person press events or media interviews may occur on other days, where presence is optional but encouraged. Preference given to those applicants who commit to a six-month internship (such as semester plus summer, or full academic year). A stipend of $500 will be offered to an intern who can commit 8-15 hours a week for a semester or summer, $1,000 for a full academic year (or semester plus summer). In addition, credit may be given if the internship meets college or university requirements.

This position is currently a mixture of remote and in-person work. 

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.”

Clients in the News...

Philadelphia’s Boathouse Row Gets a Glow-Up

Philadelphia’s Boathouse Row is getting a glow-up from Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. A public Boathouse Row Official Relighting Ceremony will take place on March 7, 2024.

Fairmount Park Conservancy Opens Historic Trolley Trail

Fairmount Park Conservancy cuts the ribbon on the historic Trolley Trail through Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Inquirer went out on the trail with reporter Frank Kummer and photographer Jessica Griffin to capture the story on a beautiful fall day. 

NBC National News Features Sublocade Program at Prevention Point Philadelphia

Prevention Point Philadelphia staff have encouraged their participants with opioid use disorder to receive once-a-month injections called Sublocade. The treatments are having a profound effect on many lives, including Kali, featured in this beautiful story from NBC News. 

Drag Queen Stella D’Oro featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

AIDS Fund’s GayBINGO with drag queen Stella D’Oro highlighted in the Philadelphia Inquirer

New York Times Sunday Front Page highlights Xylazine and Prevention Point Philadelphia

The New York Times spent time with Prevention Point Philadelphia to learn all about a veterinary tranquilizer called xylazine infiltrating the street drug supply.

Prevention Point Philadelphia Announces End of Year Data for WHYY

Prevention Point Philadelphia said it collected more used syringes than clean ones distributed in the past 12 months, highlighting the increasing drug consumption following the pandemic.

FDR Park Plan received endorsement of Philadelphia Inquirer’s Editorial Board

“The redesign of FDR Park is the kind of planning Philly should get behind” from the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Editorial Board.

Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square is a photographer’s dream

The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Chip Fox captured gorgeous images of the 2023 Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square.

Mural Arts Featured on The Kelly Clarkson Show

Mural Arts Philadelphia was featured as a Good Neighbor on The Kelly Clarkson Show with Executive Director Jane Golden and Color Me Back participant Norman Bonk.

Prevention Point Highlighted on NBC National News

NBC Now’s Zinhle Essamuah highlighted the work of harm reduction organization Prevention Point Philadelphia and their work to prevent overdoses.

[/db_pb_post_slider]