Edelman Public Relations

Staff Intern

Duration: 8-10 weeks (prefered 2013 start date after June 15th)
Location: Shanghai, China
Housing: Secured with assistance of McCulloch Center
Qualifications: rising senior; advanced to native Chinese language skills; interest in public relations, business, and the media.

Edelman is the world’s largest independent public relations firm. With 51 offices worldwide, Edelman provides clients with a global network that integrates local, country, and regional knowledge with experts in diverse industries and communication disciplines, such as finance, healthcare, and technology. Among Edelman’s largest clients are Microsoft, Samsung, and Johnson & Johnson. Edelman’s Shanghai office includes approximately 50 professional staff.

The intern will be involved in copyediting, researching, monitoring the news, and assisting the editor. For a student fluent in Chinese, assignments would also include the coordination of on-site events and campaigns.

The intern will have the opportunity to participate in staff trainings (only those that do not involve confidential content). The internship will introduce students to the business of public relations and offer an opportunity to be involved in daily account activities, while learning broader strategies.

To apply, read the application guidelines and submit the Universal Application Form by February 22, 2013 at 5 pm. All applicants MUST meet with Kirk Lange, Director of International Experiential Learning, by February 15, 2013 for a pre-application meeting. Please call the McCulloch Center at x2072 to schedule an appointment.