23533 Mercantile Road, Suite 118
Lief Karson Communications, a boutique public relations agency located in Beachwood, is offering an internship opportunity to college students seeking advanced knowledge in the field of public relations. We’re interested in poised, strong communicators who combine excellent writing skills with a sense for what makes something newsworthy. Social media content development and copy writing experience a plus.
Our intern will be involved with many project types, including developing press kits, creating media lists (print, online, radio and television), writing and editing press releases and media alerts, performing background research, disseminating information, maintaining news clip books, and coordinating and staffing special events. Intern should also be willing to assist in other duties, as assigned to support clients and business.
Students must be in good academic standing (minimum 3.0 GPA at time of application). Students must be currently enrolled as a junior, senior or graduate student majoring in PR or journalism. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be computer literate in all the important programs and applications—Word, Excel, Facebook, Twitter, etc. Time requirement is 20+ hours per week (with flexibility to create one’s own schedule to accommodate class/work schedule).