Loyola University / Communication Internships

GYMR Public Relations (PAID)

GYMR Public Relations in Washington, DC is looking for paid, full-time interns for Summer 2009. Interns work closely with account teams and participate in a variety of client-related activities. Responsibilities may include preparing targeted media lists, conducting research, assisting in partnership development, monitoring issues in the national media, participating in brainstorms and providing administrative support, as needed. GYMR interns gain valuable media relations; partnership building and health policy experience and often contribute to and provide support for national campaign launch events, and press conferences. Applications will be accepted until April 24, 2009.

-Exceptional organizational and time management skills, attention to detail
-Ability to juggle multiple assignments
-Proficiency in Lexis-Nexis, Factiva, and other online searchable databases
-Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
-Excellent verbal and writing skills – a writing test will be administered at the time of the interview
-Strong interpersonal skills
-College degree in communications or related field preferred or close to completion of a college degree (student in good standing).

The position is full time – 40 hours a week at $12.00/hour ($480 a week)
Internship is from June 1, 2009 through August 28, 2009. Start and end dates are somewhat flexible.
Business hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Send resume to:

Tamara Parr
GYMR Public Relations
1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009
P: 202-745-5100
F: 202-234-6159
E-mail: interns@gymr.com