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2019 Summer Internship - Planning
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Weber Shandwick | Washington, DC
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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 Weber Shandwick

Weber Shandwick is one of the world's leading global public relations firms with offices in major media, business and government capitals around the world. The firm specializes in strategic marketing communications, media relations, public affairs, reputation and issues management, and offers corporate communications counseling services. Weber Shandwick also provides specialized integrated services including Web relations, advocacy advertising, market research and visual communications. Weber Shandwick received the highest client-satisfaction honors in the 2007 Agency Excellence Survey by PRWeek U.S. and in 2006, was named Large PR Firm of the Year (PR News U.S.), European Consultancy of the Year (The Holmes Report) and Network of the Year (Asia Pacific PR Awards). The firm also won the United Nations Grand Award for outstanding achievement in public relations.