Internships

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

Relief Communications 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 initiatives, 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.”

Clients in the News...

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.

Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Color Me Back Featured on WHYY

Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Color Me Back program was featured on WHYY, highlighting the impactful work of individuals experiencing economic insecurity.

CBS Mornings features Ed Bradley Historical Marker Unveiling

CBS Mornings features Ed Bradley Historical Marker

National CBS News features Mural Arts’ Color Me Back initiative

Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Color Me Back initiative featured on national CBS News.

New York Times quotes Prevention Point Philadelphia on spike in overdose deaths

New York Times quotes Prevention Point on overdose deaths.

Mural Arts Philadelphia & Streets Dept Launch Artist-Created Posters Advocating for First 100 Days

Mural Arts Philadelphia, in partnership with curator Conrad Benner, created First 100 Days, a new art project designed to engage the public around policy issues.

Step Up to the Plate provides Christmas Meals

Step Up to the Plate and Prevention Point Philadelphia worked with caterer Catering By Design to provide hot meals and a festive environment for individuals experiencing housing or food insecurity during the pandemic.

Exhibition featuring artists impacted by criminal justice system featured on WHYY

WHYY’s Peter Crimmins covered the Mural Arts Philadelphia opening of the Rendering Justice exhibition at the African American Museum in Philadelphia.

PBS NewsHour features Mural Arts Artist in Residency at District Attorney’s Office

Mural Arts Philadelphia and Fair and Just Prosecution created a groundbreaking Artist-in-Residence program at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (DAO) featuring the creations of artist James “Yaya” Hough. PBS NewsHour ran a story in September 2020, nine months after they originally filmed it.