Nutrition Intern

internship - full time, unpaid

Weber Shandwick
Chicago, IL
Closed
Posted 40 Days ago
Weber Shandwick
Chicago, IL
internship - full time, unpaid
Posted 40 Days ago
Closed

Description

# Nutrition Internship Weber Shandwick isnt just a PR agency. Were the worlds largest engagement agency. And while, sure, weve won our fair share of awards, what were really proud of is the connected network of specialized experts weve built, each one skilled in earning attention and driving conversation. Our strength is in our people. In our teams. In the promise weve all made to go beyond for our clients, delivering not only strategic business objectives, but real value. Weber Shandwick is home to experts across our four value-based communities: Client Experience, Content, Insights and Integrated Media. The Opportunity: Weber Shandwick is seeking applications for their full-time Nutrition/Consumer Internship program. The internship is an opportunity combining nutrition and communications expertise. **_This application will be open from 6/10/19 through 6/28/19. Candidates will be selected between 7/1/19 and 7/8/19 and interviews will be held from 7/9/19 through 7/22/19. This position will be expected to start on 9/30/19 as part of our fall internship class._** Responsibilities: Interns assist our teams and nutrition experts with various activities designed to dynamically tell our clients stories. Monitor and interpret scientific research Assist with nutrition spokesperson requests Develop strategic media lists and pitch media stories to nutrition/health editors Develop consumer-focused food and nutrition materials Assist in handling logistics of media events Conduct research on literature reviews utilizing various resources Track media hits and maintain trackers Participate in nutrition-related brainstorms and meetings Essential Skills: Project Management: Ability to handle a fast paced, often demanding environment, meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks Communication Skills: Proficiency in writing and editing Thinking Skills: Ability to think creatively Social Media Skills: Working knowledge of online/digital media platforms Technical and Functional Expertise: Proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook Interpersonal Skills: Capability to adapt to and work in a team Nutrition Skills: Content expertise including research experience using PubMed, Google Scholar; familiarity with recipe/nutrient analysis programs Applicants should be enrolled in, or have completed a nutrition degree program. Masters candidates, RD eligible or new RDs also welcome. Why Weber Shandwick: Weber Shandwicks full-time internship program is a paid opportunity for you to gain valuable experience supporting teams and helping clients solve business problems. We arent going to have you pouring coffee and making copies for four monthsinstead, youll really dig into the work, become a critical member of your teams, and learn what it means to go beyond for your clients. By the end of your internship, youll have learned how to successfully operate in a major organization and be able to apply learnings to the rest of your career. Through day-to-day client work and interactive trainings over the course of your internship, youll learn how to: Read and comprehend briefs, proposals and plans, and synthesize them for action. Write compelling materials for a variety of audiences. Think strategically about business issues. Present findings in an engaging way. And more! We offer intern trainings on topics ranging from preparedness, to video production, to insight development. Weber Shandwick is dedicated not only to building brands, but to building careers. Our team is our most valuable asset, and were looking forward to seeing what youll bring to the family table. Weber Shandwick is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We conduct all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by applicable State or Federal employment discrimination laws. Weber Shandwick values diversity in the workplace. **Primary Location: **United States-Illinois-Chicago **Work Locations: ** **Organization: **Weber Shandwick

Skills

nutrition, food, cooking, health, literature reviews, strength, microsoft powerpoint, microsoft word, microsoft excel, social media, communication, training, organization, project management, microsoft outlook

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