PR Internship Program

Looking for Chicago PR internships? Walker Sands Communications is always looking for an energetic detailed-oriented person to serve as a public relations intern for a 12-week internship at its Chicago office.

We are no longer accepting applications for our fall internship program.  Check back in November for information on our winter and summer internship openings!

Our Chicago PR intern will be responsible for developing media lists, conceptualizing pitches, writing press releases and preparing contributed articles.

You should have superb writing skills and an interest in conducting web research. You must have an obsession with grammar and the ability to take mediocre writing and make it stronger. If typos jump off the page at you, it is a good sign.

We would like you to have a strong interest in the media, trends, and what constitutes a good story. If you are a news addict and a journalist wannabe, you'll do well here.

As part of our PR Internship Program, you will work on a small team for clients that specialize in B2B and technology sectors. You must be able to think on your feet and change gears quickly.

This is one of the best PR internships in Chicago. At the end of the internship, you will have had in-depth exposure to what it's like to work in the PR industry.

Experience Required

  • Previous PR, marketing or journalism work experience required.
  • A student or recently completed undergraduate or Master's student with coursework in journalism, marketing communications or business.

Internship Details

  • We've completed our fall internship hiring, but we will be looking to hire winter and summer interns in the near future.  Check back in November for more details!
  • This is a paid internship
  • All PR internship candidate finalists must complete a writing test.

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