Public Relations Intern

CHICAGO, IL | Job ID: 59345

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is seeking dynamic college students interested in growing their career to join our team as a Public Relations Intern!

 

Our Public Relations Intern will work closely with a dedicated team of public relations professionals, including frequent communication with our Senior PR Manager and our CEO, in a high-energy, fast-paced, environment. Interns will work hands-on to execute a variety of creative projects, perform research, coordinate events, and will receive daily mentorship and guidance from senior members of our public relations department. Our mission is to hire and retain the best internal staff in our industry; as such, successful candidates may receive a permanent job offer with LaSalle or post-internship job placement assistance at one of our 3,000 clients, ranging from Fortune 100’s to high-growth startups. 

 

Public Relations Intern Responsibilities: 

  • Write press materials (press releases, pitches, presentations, articles) 

  • Brainstorm story angles 

  • Pitch media 

  • Research conferences, speaking opportunities, and awards 

  • Manage social media 

 

Public Relations Intern Requirements: 

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communication, or related field 

  • Available to work in our Chicago Loop office 20 hours per week during the spring OR 35-40 hours/week during the summer 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  • Organized and able to multi-task and balance priorities 

  • Basic computer skills, including proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 

  • High energy and strong work ethic 

  • Flexibility and a positive attitude 

 

Why Work at LaSalle Network? 

  • Consistently recognized for our award-winning company culture – Best and Brightest, Great Places to Work, Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces, and many more 

  • Direct exposure to our C-Suite executives including weekly lunch and learn events with executive leaders 

  • Intensive, award-winning training program – one of the top in the nation! 

  • Present and accessible managers, directors, and C-level executives who have a hands-on approach to employee development 

  • Opportunity for promotions and growth 

 

If you are in search of an organization where you will have boundless opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve professional development, LaSalle Network could be the place for you!  We offer a fun culture where individual and team achievements are celebrated, and where hard work is recognized!  
 

If you are interested in applying to the Public Relations Intern opportunity and qualify per the above requirements, please submit your resume to Ricci Prioletti at rprioletti@lasallenetwork.com

 

Thank you, 

 

Ricci Prioletti 

Campus Recruiter 

LaSalle Network 

rprioletti@lasallenetwork.com 

 

 

Keywords: public relations , PR , journalism , press release , media , media relations , communication , writing , branding , marketing 

 

The LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v. 

 

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.