Advertising & Public Relations Internships






Towson University’s Marketing and Public Relations Seeks Social Media Content Associate/Feb. 7, 2019

The candidate should be creative and will assist in creating and curating content for the department.

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GVK Account Management Intern/Updated Jan. 26, 2017

As an account management intern at GVK, you will be charged with learning and becoming proficient at core categories of advertising, meeting client needs, and helping to execute elements of ad campaigns. Interns are assigned to a mentor, or specific accounts which they help out with. The account management/leadership department is responsible for the implementation, management, and execution of all the projects within the agency. The account management intern will play an important role within the department to actively provide day-to-day support support for one or more account teams for strategy and execution of our marketing programs.


  • support the day-to-day account management for our clients
  • develop accurate reports, internal documents, and client deliverables
    • reports could include meeting recaps, status reports, social reports, etc.
  • assist with social and content strategy development for brands social channels
  • report on and track industry and category trends
  • coordinate with internal functional groups
  • develop basic understanding of the client from a business, industry, and competitive perspective
  • support strategic efforts from both a brainstorming and administrative perspective 

MGH Advertising/Posted August 27, 2018

MGH is always looking for talented people to join its team. Take a look at current openings and see if you might be a good fit for any of these positions:

Delopment/Fundraising Special Events Intern

Reports to: Associate Director, Constituent Events/Development Team

Hours: Flexible schedule within 9 am to 5 pm office hours, Monday through Friday

Compensation: Unpaid, Course Credit

Location: 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093

General summary: The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Maryland Chapter, seeks a highly motivated intern to support fundraising activities related to chapter development initiatives and special events including Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Memory Ball Dancing Stars Gala and The Longest Day.

The development intern’s primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • creating marketing and promotional materials and advertising
  • providing marketing assistance including building company prospect lists and making phone calls to various businesses
  • tracking and maintaining multiple project timelines and deadlines
  • developing and distributing packets and other resources for event participants
  • following up with event participants via telephone and email
  • attending Walk to End Alzheimer’s committee meetings
  • implementing special event and fund development support as necessary
  • updating content for website and social media posts
  • serving as a representative of the Alzheimer’s Association in the community

The qualified applicant will enjoy working with both internal and external stakeholders in a fast-paced, team environment with multiple projects. He/she will demonstrate a strong understanding of and dedication to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Minimum Requirements

A student with a major in marketing, communications, public relations, business or other related field, will excel in this internship position. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential, as this position requires a high level of comfort in communicating by phone, email and in person.

Candidate should be highly proficient in all Microsoft applications (Publisher, Word, Excel) as well as be willing to learn fundraising management software. Graphic design experience preferred.

To Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to:

  • Allyson B. Yospe, Associate Director, Constituent Events, or call 410-561-9088, ext. 229.

Profiles Internships | Updated Jan. 26, 2019

Public Relations Internship

PROFILES is looking for a Public Relations Intern to join the team. Ideal candidates have a passion for developing marketing strategies, consume media across all platforms, and make it their mission to stay on top of the latest trends in the industry. 


  • organizing and distributing press clippings and materials
  • writing and editing press releases
  • participating in promotional planning and strategy sessions
  • presenting and developing pitch ideas
  • assisting in the planning and execution of special events including on-site assistance; and database management

Public Relations College Associate, American Red Cross | Posted April 9, 2018

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. ​ The American Red Cross BIOMED Division encompassing the Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region as well as its Greater Alleghenies Region, is seeking to hire a summer College Associate (intern) interested in learning all aspects of the public relations field. Ideally, the Associate who fills this position would work during the Summer through the Fall Semester. The Associate should expect to learn the profession from top to bottom, and will graduate from this program ready to enter any fast-paced public relations firm or corporation with exceptional, marketable skills. The Associate will have media training and be expected to participate in media interviews. It's essential that applicants to this position have excellent communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and understand the importance of attending to even the smallest details.


  • monitor all forms of media
  • on occasion serve as a Volunteer Spokesperson
  • schedule and coordinate speaking engagements, appearances, photo shoots, and other special events
  • write press releases, biographies and other materials
  • assist with mailings, print production
  • compile contact lists
  • search for press clippings
  • create or update databases
  • social media outreach
  • photography
  • contribute to website redesign project in various ways
  • monitor and approve testimonial blogs
  • online outreach and promotion using Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr

Desired Majors

  • public relations, marketing, communications, journalism


Students applying for this internship must have strong communication skills and should be majoring in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or Journalism. Applicants should also have strong writing skills, as well as a solid understanding of social media. Only applicants proficient Microsoft Office applications should apply.

Email resume, cover letter, writing examples and three letters of recommendations from professors and two character reference letters to


  • will rotate in roles/tasks as assigned by the media relations team: social media posting, story development, research, writing, photography, on-site event support, analytics, report development, and participating in team meetings
  • may also support other University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) communications staff on related assignments, including providing support for various events requiring media relations team involvement


  • presently pursuing a degree in communication, public relations, journalism or a related field
  • strong written and verbal communication skills essential (business writing, editing, presentations and professional demeanor)
  • health-related writing experience or completed coursework in science classes is a plus
  • skilled at web navigation, and capable of using the internet and primary sources for research
  • solid project management skills and experience thinking independently (ability to handle multiple priorities in stride)
  • familiarity with communication disciplines such as media relations, press release and web copywriting, graphic design, advertising, marketing and public relations
  • proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • high attention to detail and ability to identify key messages
  • eagerness to learn


  • junior or senior undergraduate student with cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher (on 4.0 scale)
  • preference given to students with demonstrated leadership skills and a wide array of interests/activities (related work experience is a plus)
  • a list of three references or one written recommendation (ex., professor from a relevant course, department head previous/current, manager at position)
  • must pass UMMC’s standard drug screening and background check