Loyola University / Communication Internships

Ruder Finn: Public Relations

Ruder Finn, one of the world's largest independent public relations agencies, is looking for interns who want to gain hands-on experience in the world of technology and consumer technology public relations. Primary duties include creating and updating media lists, assembling and distributing media kits, conducting research for new business prospects, and assorted editorial and administrative tasks. Interns are exposed to a vast array of public relations activities and gain hands-on experience while working closely with account staff. This is truly a stepping-stone position into the fast-paced world of public relations.

Interested students should send a cover letter and resume by email to LACareers@ruderfinn.com or by fax to 310-479-9989. Please note Los Angeles internship in the application, and your availability. The current position is available starting February.

You're an ideal candidate if:
-You want to learn the ins and outs of the PR field and get paid for it
-You can make a three-month commitment to the office
-You have completed your undergraduate degree in communications, journalism or business. Seniors working toward their degree will be considered as well.
-You have reliable transportation
-You are familiar with Microsoft applications and can manage a simple Excel database
-You have read any tech or business-related news, magazines, or blogs recently and regularly
-You've ever heard of, or used, media guides such as Bacon's...or think you can figure them out (we'll help)
-You are research savvy and have a good personality and email/telephone skills

Perks include free parking, a friendly, positive office environment that unwinds every Thursday with Happy Hour, and, at the end of the three-month commitment (if you have finished your degree), the internship can translate into a permanent position.