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About Edelman Public Relations

With over 50 years of public relations experience, Edelman employs over 3,100 professionals and is the world’s leading independently- owned public relations firm. In 2010, Ad Age ranked Edelman the top PR firm of the decade and one of the best places to work. The company’s mission is “to provide public relations counsel and strategic communications services that enable clients to build strong relationships and to influence attitudes and behaviors in a complex world.”

Trainee and intern positions are available in a number of departments and locations. Some responsibilities include media relations, website and press material development, video production, special event and press conference planning, internal strategy sessions and new business research. Additional opportunities may also be available in finance and accounting, human resources and MIS. Although the program varies according to location, interns can be assured of daily account involvement and an introduction to broader PR strategies.


Trainee: open to students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Intern: open to college graduates. Candidates must be Microsoft Word proficient and have good organizational skills. Familiarity with the public relations discipline through past course work or other trainee/internships is desirable.

Edelman Public Relations

Internship Specialist
Edelman Public Relations


Number of Interns: 101 or more
Compensation/Benefits: Paid, Unpaid, Varies
Duration: N/A
Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students


Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Chicago, IL
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Portland, OR
Seattle, WA
Tallahassee, FL
Washington, DC