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2019 Summer Internship - Planning
Interpublic Group | Washington, District of Columbia
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Have you ever seen a great social media stunt or attended anamazing marketing pop-up event and wondered what the strategic thinking wasbehind that idea? Weber Shandwick, aleading global communications and engagement firm, is seeking a talented andenthusiastic summer 2019 intern in Washington, DC to support its growing teamof creative strategists and account planners. These are the people who dig upinsights, conduct research and analyze data to develop the strategies behindthe creative campaigns.

Our internship is a full-time, paid program designed to complement and enhanceacademic studies through participation in a variety of assignments andprofessional responsibilities. Interns work side by side with the firm'sdiverse team of strategists, analysts, producers, designers, developers andcampaign activators.

Planning interns will follow cultural trends, conduct social media scans,participate in creative briefings, pull and work with data for analytic reports, and support campaigncreation and measurement.

In addition to the day-to-day responsibilities, we offer lunchtimeseminars as well as a group project to enhance the learning experience andprovide greater exposure to the marketing communications and creative strategy. Interns are assigned staff mentors tohelp guide and evaluate them through their professional experience and may havethe opportunity to present their project to members of our staff at the end ofthe program.


* You must be a student or recent college graduate who received academiccredit at an accredited college or university during the spring 2019 semesterwith a GPA of 3.3 or higher
* Rising junior, senior or recent college graduate preferred
* Demonstrate interest and commitment to the field of communications,market research or creative campaign development
* Available to work a full-time schedule from Monday, June 3 - Friday,August 9. Business hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.
* Demonstrated leadership, creativity and curiosity
* Interest in market research and familiarity with developmentsin culture, brands and politics
* Knowledge of the media landscape and a variety of social platforms(i.e. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.) and the latestnews and trends affecting these channels.

To apply, please submit:

* Cover letter and Resume - including GPA
* Please provide a short answer (no more than 750 words each) to twoof the following questions:
* What do you think is thebiggest cultural trend that's affecting how brands and organizationscommunicate with the public?
* Briefly describe onecorporate reputation challenge which has recently received attention in mediaand give your opinion as to whether you believe it was managed well by thecompany and why, or what you would have done differently?
* Briefly describe an instance where you've lead,assisted or planned a communications campaign for a client, organization, or classproject

Weber Shandwick is proud to be anEqual Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruitsqualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age,ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mentaldisability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status orcitizenship status.

About Interpublic Group

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. is a worldwide provider of advertising agency and related services. The Company conducts business through its subsidiaries, which include McCann-Erickson WorldGroup, The Lowe Group, DraftWorldwide, Initiative Media Worldwide, Weber Shandwick Worldwide, Golin/Harris International, Octagon, NFO WorldGroup, Jack Morton Worldwide and other related companies. The Company also has arrangements through association with local agencies in various parts of the world. Other specialized marketing and communications services conducted by the Company include media buying, market research, relationship (direct) marketing, public relations, sports and event marketing, healthcare marketing and e-consultancy and services. Interpublic's agencies and allied companies operate in more than 650 offices in 127. (Source: 10-K)

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